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Times are Good for Nike Golfers & Nike Chairman Phil Knight

While there are plenty of golfers who make bank – and even a quartet of retired duffers rolling in dough – none are among Forbes’ “Richest People On The Planet.” However, there is one man in the elite group who has had a great influence on golf: Phil Knight.Coming in at No. 42 on the 2014 list, which was released Monday, the 76-year-old Nike chairman holds an estimated...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dyson finishes with 4 birdies for Tshwane lead

Simon Dyson birdied his last four holes in a 7-under 65 to take the clubhouse lead at the Tshwane Open on Thursday. Trevor Fisher Jr. was also 7 under through 16 holes of his opening round before play was suspended because of a thunderstorm in Centurion. Englishman Dyson made a strong finish at Copperleaf Golf and Country Estate and had seven birdies in all and no dropped shots...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ninyette leads Perth International

Local West Australian golfer Brody Ninyette shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Perth International. Ninyette had seven birdies and two bogeys in a round which gave him an 8-under 208 in the European Tour event. He was a shot ahead of compatriot Brett Rumford, J.B. Hansen of Denmark and Jin Jeong of South Korea. Rumford shot a 65, Hansen...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hedblom leads after two rounds

Peter Hedblom shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Perth International. The Swede, who is at 7-under 137, is two strokes clear of Ross Fisher, who had the lowest round of the day with a 5-under 67. ''It's been two great days,'' Hedblom said. ''But my golf is strange right now, because I hit really good shots, and...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiesberger, Gonzalez share lead in Gleneagles

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina took full advantage of ideal scoring conditions to shoot 7-under 65s Thursday to share a one-shot lead after the first round of the Johnnie Walker Championship. The 27-year-old Wiesberger capped his round with three closing birdies as he looks to make amends for losing out in a five-man play-off two years ago on the PGA...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Stroud, Fisher share Wyndham lead at 64

Chris Stroud doesn't want any rust in his game for the PGA Tour's playoffs. Ross Fisher just wants to make it that far. Stroud and Fisher each shot 6-under 64 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Wyndham Championship. Eight players -- defending champion Sergio Garcia, Matt Jones, Robert Garrigus, Jordan Spieth, Trevor Immelman, Morgan Hoffman, Patrick Reed and...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiesberger, Gonzalez share lead

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina took full advantage of ideal scoring conditions to shoot 7-under 65s Thursday and share a one-shot lead after the first round of the Johnnie Walker Championship. The 27-year-old Wiesberger capped his round with three closing birdies as he tries to make amends for losing out in a five-man play-off two years ago on the...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Scottish Open Scores,0213

Scottish Open Scores Leading scores Friday at the Scottish Open, a European Tour event at the par-72, 7,193-yard Castle Stuart course: Second Round Chris Doak, Scotland 66-66-132 Peter Uihlein, United States 67-66-133 Matthew Southgate, England 69-64-133 Ross Fisher, England 68-65-133 J.B. Hansen, Denmark 68-65-133 Victor Dubuisson, France 68-66-134 Henrik Stenson, Sweden...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Williamson struggles in tour debut

It was a rough day on the course for recent Dartmouth graduate Peter Williamson. In his first PGA Tour start, Williamson shot an 11-over-par 83 Thursday at Bay Hill Club & Lodge during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He was exempt after winning the 2012 Southern Amateur. Although he shot four strokes higher than any other competitor in the morning wave, Williamson...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Q-School: 5 Things you need to know

That's a wrap. Q-School as we know it is finished. This final edition featured the standard storylines that this unique event has built its reputation on. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Monday's play at PGA West: 1. TAKE ME TO YOUR LEE-DER: Dong-Hwan Lee walked away with the $50,000 winner's check. His countryman, Si Woo Kim, also earned a PGA Tour card. This...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

England's Fisher among card earners

Two years after playing for Europe on a winning Ryder Cup team, Ross Fisher of England endured six stressful days to earn a PGA Tour card. In the final Q-school where players could go straight to the PGA Tour, Fisher easily finished among the top 25 on Monday to get his card. D.H. Lee of South Korea birdied his last three holes for a 67 to win Q-school, giving him the highest priority...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Lowry rallies to win Portugal event

Shane Lowry of Ireland won the Portugal Masters on Sunday after a final-round, 5-under-par 66 to edge out England's Ross Fisher by one stroke with a 270 total. Lowry shot 14 under through the four rounds on the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course. Lowry started the round four shots off the lead, but he made an eagle on the par-4 11th to move ahead of overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger...
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October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wiesberger leads Portugal Masters

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria carded a flawless 6-under 65 to rise to the top of the leaderboard with a three-round total of 200 at the Portugal Masters on Saturday. Wiesberger made six birdies in a bogey-free round to take a one-shot lead over England's Ross Fisher, who hit a 2-under 69 after leading through the first two rounds. The 27-year-old Wiesberger will try to close...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Fisher, Gallacher share Portugal lead

Ross Fisher of England and Stephen Gallacher of Scotland each shot a 6-under 65 to share the lead of the Portugal Masters after the opening round Thursday. Fisher made birdies on three of his first six holes and then birdied four of the first five holes on his back nine. ''It's been coming for a while and it's nice to see the hard work paying off,'' Fisher...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Portugal Masters Scores,0259

Portugal Masters Scores Scores Thursday from the Portugal Masters, a ?2.25 million European Tour tournament played at the par-71, 7,157-yard Oceanico Victoria Golf Course: First Round Ross Fisher, England 31-34-65 Stephen Gallacher, Scotland 32-33-65 George Murray, Scotland 33-33-66 Fredik Andersson Hed, Sweden 34-33-67 Christian Nilsson, Sweden 33-34-67 Shane Lowry, Ireland...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Fisher, Gallacher share lead in Portugal Masters

Ross Fisher of England and Stephen Gallacher of Scotland both shot 6-under 65s to share the lead of the Portugal Masters after the opening round on Thursday. Fisher made birdies on three of his first six holes and then birdied four of the first five holes on his back nine. He also bogeyed No. 16. Gallacher shot a bogey-free round. The co-leaders were followed by George Murray...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Fisher extends lead to 3 shots

Ross Fisher of England shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to extend his lead at the Portugal Masters to three strokes after the second round. Fisher hurt his left foot while walking off the first tee, but he played through the pain to make one eagle and four birdies to go with two bogeys on the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course. Scotland's Stephen Gallacher and Bernd Wiesberger of Austria...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kilmarnock v Dundee U preview

Kyle Letheren will start in goal for Kilmarnock after Cammy Bell was ruled out for 10 weeks after breaking his wrist. Garry Hay (knee) and Paul Heffernan (collarbone) remain out for Killie, while youngsters Robbie Muirhead and Ross Fisher are also sidelined. Dundee United winger Gary Mackay-Steven is set to play despite the prospect of going in for a knee operation early next week...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wiesberger plays in Austrian Open after Korean win

Bernd Wiesberger can give golf in his home country a boost by playing well at the Austrian Open this week after having become the third Austrian to win a European Tour tournament. Wiesberger captured the Ballantine's Championship in South Korea in April, shooting a final-round 68 to win by five strokes after being put under pressure from Ryder Cup players Miguel Angel Jimenez...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 British Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

We are doing something a little different for our major golf preview this time. Rather than me listing the top 10 contenders, we have a special guest write Johnny Hasson who gave his top 5 picks for this year’s British Open. At the end of piece I’ll give you 5 more golfers than can win this year’s 3rd major. Here’s Johnny’s portion. The Open Golf Championship kicks off...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Morrison leads 10 qualifiers for British Open

James Morrison earned his first trip to the British Open as the medalist Monday among 10 players who qualified at Sunningdale. Morrison had rounds of 63 and 68 in the International Final Qualifying for Europe. He was joined by Sam Walker, Jamie Donaldson, Alejandro Canizares, Marcus Fraser, Richard Finch, Ross Fisher and Matthew Baldwin. The final spots went to Thorbjorn Olesen...
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June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Monty heads British Open qualifier field

Victorious Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie heads the field contesting next Monday's 36-hole British Open qualifier at Sunningdale in England. Joining Montgomerie are six other Ryder Cup stars including potential 2014 European captain Paul McGinley of Ireland. Other Ryder Cup players include the England trio of Ross Fisher, Oliver Wilson and David Howell, Frenchman Thomas...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Monty heads field for local British Open qualifier

Victorious Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie heads the field contesting next Monday's 36-hole British Open qualifier at Sunningdale in England. Joining Montgomerie are six other Ryder Cup stars including potential 2014 European captain Paul McGinley of Ireland. Other Ryder Cup players include the England trio of Ross Fisher, Oliver Wilson and David Howell, Frenchman Thomas...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Westwood wins Nordea Masters by 5 shots

Lee Westwood completed his warmup for the U.S. Open by winning the Nordea Masters by five shots on Saturday. Westwood's final round of 3-under 69 gave him a total of 19-under 269 at the Bro Hof Slott Golf Club. His 22nd European Tour victory also was his third win in the Scandinavian Masters, following wins in 1996 and 2000. Fellow Englishman Ross Fisher finished second with...
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June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood wins Nordea Masters

Lee Westwood completed his warm-up for the U.S. Open with a final round 3-under 69 on Saturday to win the Nordea Masters by five shots. Third-ranked Westwood's 19 under total of 269 at the Bro Hof Slott Golf Club saw him complete his 22nd European Tour victory and his third in Sweden. He also won the Scandinavian Masters in 1996 and 2000. Ross Fisher of England was second...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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