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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

Dyson handed suspended ban, fine for rules breach

English golfer Simon Dyson was handed a suspended two-month ban from the European Tour and fined 30,000 pounds ($49,000) on Thursday following his rules violation at the BMW Masters in Shanghai in October. Dyson attended a hearing on Thursday where he was found guilty of a serious breach of the tour's code of behavior for using his ball to press down a spike mark on the green...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson withdraws from the Turkish Open

Simon Dyson of England has withdrawn from the Turkish Open next week as he waits for a disciplinary hearing. Dyson is No. 68 in the Race to Dubai. The top 60 advance to the European Tour's season finale in Dubai, so Dyson's season is over. He was disqualified from the BMW Masters last week for tamping down the green in direct line of his short par putt in the second round...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson faces disciplinary hearing for violation

Simon Dyson faces a disciplinary hearing over his disqualification for a rules violation last week at the BMW Masters. Dyson was marking his golf ball on the eighth green at Lake Malaren in the second round when he quickly used the ball to tamp down the green in direct line of his short par putt. It was a clear violation of Rule 16-1a, which says a player cannot touch the line of...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson disqualified from BMW Masters

Simon Dyson, in a six-way tie for second going into the weekend at the BMW Masters, was disqualified Saturday morning for a rules violation that was discovered a few hours before he was to tee off in one of the final groups at Lake Malaren. It was a crucial mistake for Dyson, and it could end up keeping him from the European Tour finale in Dubai next month. Dyson, who had a 70...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson disqualified for touching line of putt

Simon Dyson has been disqualified from the BMW Masters for a rules violation that was discovered Saturday morning. Dyson was in a tie for second, four shots behind Luke Guthrie. In the second round Friday, he marked his ball just beyond the cup on No. 8. As he marked it, Dyson made a quick move to tamp down a spot on the green directly in his line. That violates Rule 16-1a. The...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Guthrie, Cabrera-Bello lead in Shanghai

Luke Guthrie stumbled at the end of the third round Saturday and wound up tied for the lead with Rafa Cabrera-Bello in the BMW Masters. Guthrie has led this European Tour event since his 65 in the opening round, and he had a three-shot lead at one point on the back nine at Lake Malaren. But his tee shot caught the bunker on the 16th, leading to a bogey. And he was in such an awkward...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson, Karlberg and Liang tied

Simon Dyson shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to take a share of the lead on the opening day of the Russian Open. Dyson is tied with Rikard Karlberg and Liang Wen-chong. Karlberg bogeyed the opening two holes but recovered with five birdies and an eagle on the long eighth. Liang, whose only European Tour title came six years ago, bogeyed the 12th but had six birdies. Matthew Baldwin...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lewis shoots 63 for Lyoness lead

England's Tom Lewis shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Lyoness Open. Joost Luiten of the Netherlands shot a 65. Englishmen Graeme Storm, Richard McEvoy and Simon Dyson and Frenchman Alexander Levy each shot a 66. Lewis had nine birdies, including three straight on his front nine, and earned two more strokes on his final two holes...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Ballantine's Championship Scores, 4th Ld-Writethru,0207

Ballantine's Championsip Scores Leading scores Saturday in the Ballantine's Championship, a European and Asian Tours event at the 7,281-yard (6,660-meter), par-72 Blackstone Resort course: Third Round Alexander Noren, Sweden 71-67-69-207 Pablo Larrazabal, Spain 70-70-68-208 Peter Whiteford, Scotland 70-69-69-208 Brett Rumford, Australia 73-67-69-209 Marcus Fraser, Australia...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Hong Kong Open Scores,0222

Hong Kong Open Scores Scores Thursday from the Hong Kong Open, played at the par-70, 6,699-yard (6,127-meter) Fanling course: First Round Javier Colomo, Spain 29-35-64 Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain 33-32-65 Andrew Dodt, Australia 32-33-65 Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain 33-33-66 Fredrik Andersson-Hed, Sweden 32-34-66 Y.E. Yang, South Korea 31-35-66 Lorenzo Gagli, Italy 31-35-66 ...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Chapchai, Dyson share Singapore lead

Rain severely disrupted play at the Singapore Open again on Friday, with golfers being shuttled on and off the course and half the field unable to even start the second round. Thailand's Chapchai Nirat and England's Simon Dyson shared a one-stroke lead at 6-under par midway through the second round before play was halted for the second consecutive day because of thunderstorms...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

PGA/European Tours World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational Final Leaderboard

World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational Site: Akron, Ohio Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Firestone Country Club (7400 yards, par 70). Purse: $8,500,000. Winner's share: $1,400,000. All Times Eastern After First Round: Round 1 Total 1. Jim Furyk -7 -7 2. Lee Slattery -5 -5 3. John Senden -4 -4 3. Luke Donald -4 -4 3. Ben Crane -4 -4 3. Simon Dyson...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Irish Open Scores,0190

Irish Open Leading Scores Leading scores Thursday in the Irish Open, a European Tour event at 6,532-meter (7,143-yard), par-72 (36-36) Royal Portrush: First Round Jeev Milkha Singh, India 30-35-65 Gregory Bourdy, France 33-32-65 Mark Foster, England 31-35-66 Matthew Zions, Australia 32-34-66 Andrew Marshall, England 31-35-66 Oscar Floren, Sweden 34-32-66 Mikko Ilonen, Finland...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--BMW International Open Scores, 1st Ld-Writethru,0152

BMW International Open Scores Leading scores Friday at the BMW International Open, a European Tour event at 6,612-meter (7,228-yard), par-72 Gut Larcenhof course: Second Round Joel Sjoholm, Sweden 67-66-133 Paul McGinley, Ireland 65-70-135 Chris Wood, England 65-70-135 Fabrizio Zanotti, Paraguay 64-71-135 Danny Willett, England 65-70-135 Shiv Kapur, India 66-70-136 Thomas...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The Irish Open Tees Off In Ireland

This week's stop on the European PGA Tour is an historical trek to Royal Portrush Golf Club. For the first time since 1953, the Irish Open will be played in Northern Ireland, an area that has emerged as a force in international golf. But no matter what part of Ireland the players come from, a number of stars from the island have made early commitments to play in what promises...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Westwood, Clarke commit to SHO

Three of the top players in the world are coming to the Shell Houston Open. Lee Westwood of England, No. 2 in the current World Golf Rankings, No. 29 Simon Dyson of England and No. 49 Darren Clark of Northern Ireland will be teeing it up at Redstone Golf Club the week of March 28-April 1. Tournament Director Steve Timms believes even more high profile players from around the globe...
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January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2070 AP-GLF--Thailand Golf Championship Scores,0288

Thailand Golf Championship Scores Scores Thursday from Thailand Golf Championship, a $1,000,000 Asian Tour event played at the 7,322-yard, par-72 Amata Spring Country Club: First Round Lee Westwood, England 29-31-60 John Daly, United States 34-31-65 Gregory Bourdy, France 34-34-68 Thaworn Wiratchant, Thailand 34-34-68 Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 36-33-69 Michael Thompson...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2070 AP-GLF--Nedbank Challenge Scores,0111

Nedbank Golf Challenge Scores Scores Thursday from the Nedbank Golf Challenge, a $5 million invitational event at the 7,590 yard, 6,942 meter, par 72 Gary Player Country Club: First Round Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 37-31-68 Lee Westwood, England 34-34-68 Robert Karlsson, Sweden 33-36-69 Simon Dyson, England 35-35-70 Luke Donald, England 35-35-70 Martin Kaymer, Germany 34...
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December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

O'Hara, Kruger share lead at South African Open

Steven O'Hara of Scotland and local favorite Jbe Kruger shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the South African Open. The pair led by a stroke from a group of four South Africans on the undulating Jack Nicklaus-designed layout at Serengeti Golf Club. Two-time champion Retief Goosen was in that group after hitting an eagle, seven birdies and three bogeys...
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November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

The Race To Dubai World Championship

The final regular season event of the 2011 European Tour season is this week's Hong Kong Open. With the Dubai World Championship set to begin four days after the conclusion of this event, it is certain the Hong Kong Open will once again attract a stellar field. A host of top names have made early commitments to play, including Justin Rose, Y.E. Yang, Edoardo Molinari, Ross Fisher...
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November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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