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Colsaerts up by 4 at Volvo Golf Champions

GEORGE, South Africa, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Nicolas Colsaerts, with nine birdies in his final 11 holes, owns the first-round lead at the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions event in South Africa.
62 has Oosthuizen in African Open lead

62 has Oosthuizen in African Open lead

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen came within one stroke of the course record Friday in grabbing the lead halfway through the European Tour's Africa Open in South Africa.

Aiken bolts to early European Tour lead

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Thomas Aiken had a pair of eagles en route to a 9-under-par 64 Thursday and the first-round lead at the European Tour's Africa Open in South Africa.

Otto wins golf's South African Open

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Hennie Otto shot an even-par 72 Sunday in hanging on to win the European Tour's South African Open Championship.

Garcia breezes in record Euro Tour win

VALENCIA, Spain, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia's 8-under 63 Sunday in the final round of the Castello Masters gave him a resounding win with the lowest 72-hole score in European Tour history.
Quiros shares lead of BMW PGA Championship

Quiros shares lead of BMW PGA Championship

LONDON, May 27 (UPI) -- Alvaro Quiros had birdies on his final three holes Friday and shares the lead of the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship with Luke Donald and Matteo Manassero.

Aiken notches first European Tour win

TERRASSA, Spain, May 8 (UPI) -- Thomas Aiken pulled away early Sunday and cruised in for his first European Tour victory with a win at the Spanish Open.

Aiken maintain lead at soggy Spain Open

TERRASSA, Spain, May 7 (UPI) -- Thomas Aiken extended his lead at the Open de Espana Saturday with an even-par round of 72.

Aiken moves into lead of Spanish Open

TERRASSA, Spain, May 6 (UPI) -- Thomas Aiken closed with a birdie Friday in taking a 1-stroke lead halfway through the European Tour's Spanish Open.
McIlroy keeps lead at Dubai Desert Classic

McIlroy keeps lead at Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy closed with a birdie Friday and retained the lead at the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic.
McIlroy in front at Dubai Desert Classic

McIlroy in front at Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy had five consecutive birdies in one stretch Thursday and has the lead after one round of the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic.

Three-way tie for lead at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Defending champion Charl Schwartzel and two other golfers are tied for the lead heading into the final round of the European Tour's Joburg Open in Johannesburg.

Schwartzel comeback wins Africa Open title

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, despite an 18th-hole bogey, came from behind Sunday and won the European PGA Tour's Africa Open in his native country.

2 players share South African Open lead

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Natives Thomas Aiken and Trevor Fisher share the South African Open lead through three rounds at 16-under-par 203.

Fisher flies into lead with two eagles

EAST LONDON, South Africa, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Trevor Fisher Jr. had a pair of eagles Friday that carried him to a 1-stroke lead halfway through the European PGA Tour's Africa Open in South Africa.
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Thomas Aiken
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Thomas Edward Aiken (born 16 July 1983) is a South African professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

Following a successful amateur career, which included being named the South African Amateur of the Year in 2001, Aiken turned professional at the start of 2002. In 2004, he won three times on the Sunshine Tours Winter Swing. The following year, he topped the money list on the Winter Swing with two further victories.

In 2007, Aiken competed on the Nationwide Tour, but made only three cuts, with a best finish of tied 13th in the Price Cutter Charity Championship. He gained his European Tour card for 2008 through the qualifying school, and went on to finish 131st in the money list, with a best of tied 13th in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, his only finish inside the top thirty.

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