Posted October 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Sweden's Peter Hanson won the BMW Masters on Sunday for his second European Tour victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by a stroke. Hanson finished at 21-under 267 on The Masters Course at Lake Malaren and earned $1,166,600 in the European Tour's richest regular event. He won the KLM Open last month in the Netherlands and has six career tour victories. The top-ranked McIlroy, the winner last year when the event was a non-sanctioned exhibition tournament, finished with a 67. Third-ranked Luke Donald was third at 17 under after a 66, and fellow Englishman Ian Poulter completed a Ryder Cup sweep of the top four spots, closing with a 65 to finish at 16 under.

Hanson takes 1-shot lead over McIlroy

Peter Hanson shot a 2-under 70 to lead Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by one stroke after the third round of the inaugural BMW Masters on Saturday. Hanson, who won the KLM Open last month, was at 15-under 200 at the Lake Malaren Course. He's wary of McIlroy, who shot a 69. ''I feel myself very lucky to be in this position and hopefully I can stay ahead of him because...

Hanson leads McIlroy by 2 in Shanghai

Rory McIlroy sounded a warning to his rivals in his BMW Masters title defense with a flashy 7-under-par 65 on day two Friday. McIlroy notched seven birdies to be at 12 under for the tournament, two strokes behind Ryder Cup teammate Peter Hanson of Sweden, who shot an 8-under 64 to move to 14 under. Hanson's countryman Robert Karlsson carded 64 to lie third, five strokes off...
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