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The European Tour heads to the Swiss Alps for the Omega European Masters played at Golf-Club Crans-sur-Sierre. This event has already attracted a number of early commitments including defending champion, Thomas Bjorn. Last year, Bjorn won this event with a blazing final round 62 to outplay reigning European #1 Martin Kaymer and claim his second successive European Tour title. The win made him a three-time winner in 2011, moved him to 28th in the world and moved him into the top ten in The Race to Dubai. It also was the first back-to-back victory on Tour since Charl Schwartzel won the Africa and Joburg Opens in 2010. And at age 40, Bjorn became the oldest player on tour to accomplish that feat. In addition to Bjorn, other top early commitments include 2010 champion Miguel Angel Cabrera, American John Daly and Hall of Famer, Greg Norman, making a rare European Tour appearance. This year's event marks the 78th edition and it will award a 2.1 million Euros prize. Tune in for live covera...
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