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Hennie Otto wins Italian Open; Gallacher comes up short for Ryder Cup spot

TURIN, Italy -- Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third. Otto, who won the event in 2008, shot a 4-under 68 to finish with a 20-under total of 268 and hold off David Howell, who surged up the leaderboard with a 63 to finish second...
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Otto wins Italian Open; Gallacher comes up short

TURIN, Italy (AP) Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third. Otto, who won the event in 2008, shot a 4-under 68 to finish with a 20-under total of 268 and hold off David Howell, who surged up the leaderboard with a 63 to finish...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hennie Otto remains in lead at Italian Open

TURIN, Italy (AP) Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire. Otto, who won this event in 2008, began the day with a three-shot lead but struggled at times, carding two bogeys and a double bogey as well as...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Italian Open: Otto charges into lead with 10-under 62

FIANO, Italy (AP) -- Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum. Otto, who won this event in 2008, carded nine birdies, one eagle and one bogey to move to 15-under at the Circolo Golf Torino. He was three shots...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Otto takes lead with 62; Gallacher gains momentum

FIANO, Italy (AP) Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum. Otto, who won this event in 2008, carded nine birdies, one eagle and one bogey to move to 15-under at the Circolo Golf Torino. He was three shots...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Schwartzel shoots 3 under to move into 1-shot lead in South Africa

Charl Schwartzel shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the South African Open, the season-opening event on the European Tour. Schwartzel moved to 15-under 201, with Morten Orum Madsen (69) and Marco Crespi (70) tied for second at Glendower Golf Club. South Africa's Hennie Otto surged into fourth with a 65, another stroke behind. Schwartzel...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Denmark's Madsen wins first Euro Tour title at South African Open

Morten Orum Madsen won his first European Tour title on Sunday as Charl Schwartzel's challenge collapsed in the final round of the season-opening South African Open. Denmark's Madsen finished with a fine 67 for a 19-under total of 269 and a two-shot victory, overtaking Schwartzel (71) and then Hennie Otto (68) as both South Africans paid for two disastrous holes. Former...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamieson ties European Tour record

Scott Jamieson shot a 60 to tie a European Tour record, finishing two strokes behind leader Paul Waring after three rounds of the Portugal Masters on Saturday. Jamieson made 11 birdies for a 11-under total of 199. The Scot made par on the final hole after missing a putt that would have given him the unprecedented 59. Instead, he is the 18th golfer in European Tour history to shoot...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Waring, Lynn, Otto lead Portugal Masters

Paul Waring shot an 8-under 63 Friday to tie for the lead with fellow Englishman David Lynn and South Africa's Hennie Otto after the second round of the Portugal Masters. Otto had a 64 and Lynn shot a 65 for a 12-under total of 130. Bernd Wiesberger and Chris Doak were one stroke behind. Lynn was one of seven golfers tied for the lead after the first round on the Oceanico Victoria...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Lyoness Open Scores,0178

Lyoness Open Scores Scores Friday from the Lyoness Open at the par-72, 7,386-yard course at Diamond Country Club (a-denotes amateur): Second round Joost Luiten, Netherlands 65-68-133 Paul Waring, England 67-67-134 Callum Macaulay, Scotland 68-66-134 Eduardo de la Riva, Spain 69-65-134 Hennie Otto, South Africa 71-65-136 Romain Wattel, France 68-68-136 Matthew Baldwin, England...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Luiten has second-round edge in Lyoness

Joost Luiten of the Netherlands shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-stroke lead early in the second round of the Lyoness Open. Luiten holed three birdies on the front and back nine, offset by two bogeys, to sit at 11-under 133. He is one shot in front of Paul Waring of England (67) and Callum Macaulay of Scotland (66). Luiten trailed Tom Lewis by two strokes overnight but the...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Tshawane Open Scores, 1st Ld-Writethru,0253

Tshwane Open Leading Scores Leading scores Saturday at the Tshwane Open, a European and Sunshine Tours event at the 7,791-yard (7,123-meter), par-72 Els Club course at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estates: Third Round Charl Coetzee, South Africa 65-67-68-200 Mark Tullo, Chile 67-66-67-200 Darren Fichardt, South Africa 65-71-64-200 Dawie Van Der Walt, South Africa 68-65-67-200...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Grace looks to cap breakout season

After winning four times in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, South Africa's Branden Grace can cap it with a title he prizes above all: his home country's national open. Scotland's Richie Ramsay is the only international player to win the historic South African Open in the past decade, making home players Grace, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Grace aims for home title at South African Open

After winning four times in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, South Africa's Branden Grace can cap it with a title he prizes above all: His home country's national open. Scotland's Richie Ramsay is the only international player to win the historic South African Open in the last decade, making home players Grace, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

After winning season, Grace wants home title

After winning four titles in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, Branden Grace has the chance to cap an ideal year with South Africa's jealously guarded national open title. Scotland's Richie Ramsay is the only foreigner to win the historic South African Open over the last decade, making home players Grace, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and defending...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Singapore Open Scores,0284

Singapore Open Scores Leading scores Thursday from the incomplete first round of the Singapore Open, a $6 million European Tour event on the par-71, 6,971-yard Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club: Partial First Round (Play was suspended due to lightning) Thomas Bjorn, Denmark 33-33-66 Simon Khan, England 32-35-67 Pablo Martin, Spain 36-31-67 Chinnarat Phadungsil, Thailand 36...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Oosthuizen takes Malaysian Open lead

Louis Oosthuizen shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Malaysian Open after the completion of the rain-delayed second round. Oosthuizen, the South African star coming off a playoff loss to Bubba Watson in the Masters, had a 10-under 134 total on Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's West Course. Fellow South Africans Hennie Otto and Jbe Kruger were tied...
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April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Otto, Kruger share lead in Malaysia

Hennie Otto and Jbe Kruger reached 9 under Friday to share the clubhouse lead at the Malaysian Open before the second round was suspended two hours early because of a threat of thunderstorms. The pair continued the strong play of South Africans established by Charl Schwartzel with a 64 and Louis Oosthuizen 66 in the first round. Former Masters champion Schwartzel had five bogeys...
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April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Otto holds on to win home South African Open

Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday.
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November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Hennie Otto holds on to win South African Open

JOHANNESBURG - Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at...
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November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Otto needs par on 18 for slim South Africa win

Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday.
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November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Hennie Otto shoots 65, leads South African Open

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Hennie Otto shot a 7-under 65 Saturday and took a three-shot lead after three rounds...
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Otto holds on to win South African Open

Hennie Otto kept his nerve to par the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday. Otto finished with an even-par 72 for a 14-under total of 274 to edge out Wiesberger and claim his second European Tour title. Wiesberger made his final-round charge with five birdies and a bogey in a 4-under 68 to move to 13-under for...
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Golf-Confident Otto in sight of victory at SA Open (Reuters)

KEMPTON PARK, South Africa, Nov 26 - Hennie Otto, the former bad boy of South African golf, says he is a new man and ready to prove it as he takes a three-shot lead into the final round of the SA Open on Sunday.
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Otto shoots 65 to take South Africa Open lead

South Africa's Hennie Otto shot a 7-under 65 Saturday and took a three-shot lead after three rounds of the South African Open, capitalizing on stumbles by countrymen by Retief Goosen and Ernie Els.
Via ESPN
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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