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James Heath Makes an Ace, Wins 2015 BMW i8

It was a pretty good week for people making holes-in-one around the world of professional golf. First, you had Peter Hanson making an ace at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional, winning a year’s worth of mortgage payments for one lucky fan. And then you had James Heath making an ace in the BMW International Open, winning himself a brand-new BMW i8:“Do you want my honest...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

David Duval Captures Lightning at Byron Nelson

PGA golf fans who open the paper this morning and check yesterday’s scores, will have a turn back the clock moment.  David Duval is only one shot back at the Byron Nelson Championship. What is amazing is that Duval almost withdrew a half hour before his round started due to pain in his right elbow.  His stepson drove him to the course the day before, as he was unable to drive...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: HP Byron Nelson Championship

This week the PGA tour stops at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, TX for the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Come on and join me for a round! It’s a thin field week so you’ll need to dig deep for the picks this week. Tour Stop The TPC Four Seasons is a 7,166 yard par 70 course that was built...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfstradamaus: The Honda Classic

“Honestly, any time you try to predict a match-play event, you’re living dangerously. One Mikko Ilonen topping a Bubba Watson, or Scott Piercy over Justin Rose in the first round and it could spell disaster for a bracket.” - Golfstradamaus, 2/18/14Well, it wasn’t Mikko Ilonen or Scott Piercy who blew up my bracket, it was Rickie Fowler and Peter Hanson. On day one, I lost...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golf rules tweaked over use of video technology

Golf took another stand against video evidence Tuesday by announcing a new decision that would not penalize a player whose ball moves at rest if the movement is only detected by enhanced pictures. It was the second time in the last two years that the U.S. Golf Association and Royal & Ancient have established new guidelines involving video. The next edition of ''Decisions...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured Oosthuizen, Hanson withdraw

Louis Oosthuizen and Peter Hanson withdrew from the British Open because of injuries midway through their first rounds on Thursday. Oosthuizen, the 2010 Open champion, was 4 over par through eight holes when he pulled out after teeing off on No. 9. ''As the round progressed," the South African said, "the pain in my neck translated into my hips and I found it increasingly...
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Oosthuizen, Hanson pull out of British Open

Louis Oosthuizen and Peter Hanson withdrew from the British Open because of injuries midway through their first rounds on Thursday. Oosthuizen, the 2010 Open champion, was 4 over through eight holes when he pulled out after teeing off on No. 9. The South African says ''as the round progressed, the pain in my neck translated into my hips and I found it increasingly uncomfortable...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Volvo World Match Play Championship Results

Thursday At Thracian Cliffs Golf and Beach Club Kavarna, Bulgaria Yardage: 7,291; Par: 72 Round Robin Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spain, def. Jamie Donaldson, Wales, 1 up Carl Pettersson, Sweden, def. Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark, 4 and 3 Francesco Molinari, Italy, def. Henrik Stenson, Sweden, 2 and 1 Branden Grace, South Africa, def. Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium, 4 and 3 Bo Van Pelt...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

PGA Stars Compete For TYCO Skills Challenge

The 21st annual Tyco Golf Skills Challenge is featured this week on FOX Sports. This entertaining event will pit eight prominent PGA stars, including five from the 2012 Ryder Cup matches, in a two-man team skills challenge format. The four teams include Justin Rose/Peter Hanson, Dustin Johnson/Keegan Bradley, Mark O'Meara/Nick Price and Zach Johnson/Kyle Stanley. The six mainstay...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

PGA Tour attracting European stars

The European Tour has no problem producing star players. Keeping them is the challenge. Seven players from Europe's Ryder Cup team are PGA Tour members. Five have made the United States their main residence, and the list is only growing. Martin Kaymer, a former world No. 1 and past PGA Championship winner, announced this week that he's joining the PGA Tour. Lee Westwood...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rose, Hanson win Skills Challenge

Justin Rose of Britain and Peter Hanson of Sweden won the Tyco Golf Skills Challenge at the Breakers on Monday. Rose and Hanson, teammates on this year's Ryder Cup-winning European team, beat recent U.S. Ryder Cup rivals Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley in the Reverse Scramble finale on a breezy day to secure the title. ''It crosses your mind a little bit,''...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Rose teams with Hanson to win Skills Challenge

Justin Rose of Britain and Peter Hanson of Sweden won the Tyco Golf Skills Challenge at the Breakers on Monday. Rose and Hanson beat recent U.S. Ryder Cup rivals Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley in the Reverse Scramble finale to secure the title. The Reverse Scramble went to two tee-offs before being decided in a chip-off. Hanson chipped to within 2 feet, 10 inches of the hole...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

McIlroy can wrap up Euro money title in Singapore

With his closest rivals sitting on the sidelines, Rory McIlroy can wrap up the European Tour money title with a strong result at this week's Singapore Open. The Northern Irishman, who has already claimed the U.S. PGA Tour money list, is looking to emulate Luke Donald's 2011 feat of capturing both money titles in the same season. McIlroy has about a $1 million lead over...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

McIlroy nearing Euro Tour money title

Rory McIlroy looks set to win the European Tour money title with nearest rival Peter Hanson and the next four challengers declining to contest the last two tournaments. McIlroy only has to finish in the top 10 at the Singapore Open this week to clinch the Race to Dubai as he is $978,000 in front of the second-place Hanson. English pair Justin Rose and Ian Poulter are next, followed...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

McIlroy in pole spot to win European money title

Rory McIlroy looks set to win the European Tour money title with nearest rival Peter Hanson and the next four challengers declining to contest the last two tournaments. McIlroy only has to finish in the top 10 at the Singapore Open this week to clinch the Race to Dubai as he is ?764,776 ($978,000) in front of the second-place Hanson. English pair Justin Rose and Ian Poulter are...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Volva has strong Ryder Cup flavor

Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal and Europe team members Nicolas Colsaerts, Paul Lawrie, Francesco Molinari and Peter Hanson will all play at the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa in January. Olazabal and 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie have qualified for the event by winning 10 or more career tournaments on the European Tour. Organizers also said Tuesday...
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October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup winners to play Volvo Golf Champions

Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal and Europe team members Nicolas Colsaerts, Paul Lawrie, Francesco Molinari and Peter Hanson will all play at the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa in January. Olazabal and 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie have qualified for the event by winning 10 or more career tournaments on the European Tour. Organizers also said Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Hanson considers Singapore Open

BMW Masters winner Peter Hanson says he is considering playing at next week's Singapore Open to put further pressure on Rory McIlroy in their duel to top the Race to Dubai rankings. Hanson beat McIlroy by a stroke at Shanghai on Sunday to move from seventh to second on the Race to Dubai money list. The Swede is now ?812,573 ($1,049,840) behind McIlroy with two confirmed events...
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October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hanson considers joining McIlroy at Singapore Open

BMW Masters winner Peter Hanson says he is considering playing at next week's Singapore Open to put further pressure on Rory McIlroy in their duel to top the Race to Dubai rankings. Hanson beat McIlroy by a stroke at Shanghai on Sunday to move from seventh to second on the Race to Dubai money list. The Swede is now ?812,573 ($1,049,840) behind McIlroy with two confirmed events...
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October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2070 AP-GLF--BMW Masters Scores,0187

BMW Masters Scores Leading scores Sunday from the BMW Masters, a European Tour event at the 7,594-yard (6,944-meter), par-72 Lake Malaren Golf Club: Final Round Peter Hanson, Sweden 66-64-70-67-267 Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 67-65-69-67-268 Luke Donald, England 70-67-68-66-271 Ian Poulter, England 70-69-68-65-272 Shane Lowry, Ireland 72-64-69-68-273 Louis Oosthuizen, South...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Sweden's Hanson wins Shanghai title

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...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

BMW Masters Leading Scores

Leading scores Friday from the BMW Masters, a European Tour event at the 7,594-yard (6,944-meter), par-72 Lake Malaren Golf Club: Second Round Peter Hanson, Sweden 66-64-130 Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 67-65-132 Robert Karlsson, Sweden 71-64-135 Shane Lowry, Ireland 72-64-136 Justin Rose, England 68-68-136 Alexander Noren, Sweden 68-68-136 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 62-74-136...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Grace takes 4-stroke lead at Dunhill

Branden Grace shot a 69 at Carnoustie on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Dunhill Links Championship. The South African is 20-under overall after a remarkable 60 in the first round at Kingsbarns. ''I didn't play particularly well but managed to get it around,'' Grace said. ''If we have a great day tomorrow, it's going...
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October 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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