Schwartzel ties for lead in South Africa

Schwartzel ties for lead in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Defending champion Charl Schwartzel posted a 4-under-par 68 on Friday that moved him into a tie for the lead after 36 holes of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

IKEA founder, Kamrad, to leave company board

DELFT, Netherlands, June 5 (UPI) -- Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of furniture giant IKEA Group, said he was leaving the board at the company he started in Sweden 70 years ago.

Airplane part crashes through man's roof

BANGOR, Maine, June 21 (UPI) -- A piece of a small airplane fell off during an instructional flight and crashed through the roof of a Bangor, Maine, man's home, officials said.

Brown grabs lead at Hong Kong Open

FANLING, China, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Mark Brown's bogey-free, 8-under-par 62 Thursday has given him the first-round lead at the European Tour's UBS Hong Kong Open.

Cabrera-Bello wins European Tour event

VIENNA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Rafael Cabrera-Bello captured his first European Tour title Sunday, firing an 11-under-par 60 for a come-from-behind victory in the Austrian Open in Vienna.

Barham closes in on Austrian Open title

VIENNA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Benn Barham overcame a double bogey Saturday and forged a three-stroke lead after three rounds at the Austrian Open golf tournament in Vienna.

Wood, Strange tied at Cologne, Germany

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Australian Scott Strange and England's Chris Wood share the lead after 36 holes of the European Tour's Mercedes-Benz Championship at Cologne, Germany.

Hansen on top in Mercedes-Benz

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Soren Hansen's 7-under-par 65 Thursday put him in the lead after the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Germany, one stroke ahead of Chris Wood.

Levet takes lead in Spanish Open

GIRONA, Spain, May 1 (UPI) -- Thomas Levet fired a 5-under 67 Friday that put him two shots in front of Soren Hansen midway through the Spanish Open.
Soren Hansen leads the Spanish Open

Soren Hansen leads the Spanish Open

GIRONA, Spain, April 30 (UPI) -- Denmark's Soren Hansen shot a course record 9-under-par 63 Thursday and took a 1-stroke lead at the European Tour's Spanish Open at Girona, Spain.

Hansen leads rain-delayed Portugal Masters

VILMOURA, Portugal, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Soren Hansen was the clubhouse leader Saturday when the third round of the Portugal Masters golf tournament at Vilamoura was suspended because of rain.

Markus Brier on top at Scotland golf event

FIFE, Scotland, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Markus Brier shot 2-under-par 70 Friday and grabbed a 1-stroke lead midway through the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Fife, Scotland.

Dunhill Championship has co-leaders

DUNFERMLINE, Scotland, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Ross Fisher and Soren Hansen shot matching 8-under-par 64s Thursday and share the lead after one round at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Fife, Scotland.

Rolf Muntz leads KLM Open golf tournament

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Rolf Muntz shot 6-under-par 64 for a one-strike lead after Thursday's first round of the European Tour's KLM Open in Zanvoort, Netherlands.

Larrazabal back in front in Paris

PARIS, June 28 (UPI) -- Spain's Pablo Larrazabal regained the lead with a 4-under-par 67 at Saturday's third round of the Open de France golf tournament in Paris.
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Soren Hansen
Team Europe's Soren Hansen, from Denmark, chips out of a bunker on the 14th green during the first round of the Ryder Cup at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky on September 19, 2008. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Søren Hansen (born 21 March 1974) is a Danish professional golfer.

Hansen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He won the 1997 Danish Amateur Stroke Play Championship and turned professional later that year.

Hansen collected his first professional win at the Challenge Tour's 1998 Navision Open Golf Championship in his home country. Since 1999 he has been a member of the European Tour where he has picked up two tournament victories. He won the 2002 Murphy's Irish Open, where he won at the fourth extra hole in a play-off against Richard Bland, Niclas Fasth and Darren Fichardt. He also won the 2007 Mercedes-Benz Championship by a margin of four strokes. His best Order of Merit finish is 8th in 2007. He represented Europe in the 2008 Ryder Cup matches, but he did not win a match, the U.S. was victorious.

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