Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium took a share of the lead in the first round of the Italian Open on Thursday.
The Ryder Cup standout shot a 65 at the Golf Club Torino to join Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina and Maximilian Kieffer of Germany at 7 under.
Colsaerts withdrew from last week's KLM Open with the flu and appears to have benefited from some time at home.
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September 19, 2013
Unfortunately, Nicolas Colsaerts didn’t have to play by the Happy Gilmore rule of “play it where it lies” on Saturday at the Volvo World Match Play Championship. After Colsaerts hit a drive well into the hazard, a rules official determined the closest drop point was inside a bathroom. The announcers had a good laugh when trying to figure out if he would actually have to take...
During the Volvo World Match Play Championship, Nicolas Colsaerts found himself in a very unusual position following an errant tee shot. Colsaerts hit a poor tee shot out of bounds and was forced to take a drop. However, that drop was one which was actually found to be in a nearby restroom.
Devil Ball explains more:
Colsaerts was playing Graeme McDowell when his tee shot on par...
Nicolas Colsaerts, known as the ''Belgian Bomber,'' tapped into some master's-level knowledge about Augusta National from six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus.
The 30-year-old Colsaerts is soaking in everything he can on his first trip to the Masters. He felt like he knew the place intimately after sitting across from Nicklaus last week in West Palm Beach...
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April 08, 2013
Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is closer to becoming a full PGA Tour member than tour officials first indicated.
Colsaerts has received a sponsor exemption to play next week in the Frys.com Open. As a special temporary member, he could earn a full card if he finishes the equivalent of No. 125 on the money list at the end of the year.
The tour said Tuesday that Colsaerts had earned...
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October 03, 2012
"European Ryder Cup player" is a better tag than "party animal." Nicolas Colsaerts has worn both labels. He'll wear the former with great pride when he tees it up at Medinah as one of European captain Jose Maria Olazabal's two wild-card picks.
Colsaerts will make history by becoming the first Belgian to play in the biennial match. It's a long way...
Belgian Born Golfer Nicolas Colsaerts has never won a major golf championship in his life. He does have 9 wins to his credit his latest at the Volvo World Match Play Championship where he defeated Graeme McDowell one up in May of this year. Colsaerts didn’t let his lack of experience stop him from playing well at the Open Championship, he went out and set the tone early with an...