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Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie shot 3-under-par 69 Friday and increased his lead to two strokes at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Perth, Scotland. The Scot's 36-hole total, 8-under 136, leads Jonathan Caldwell (66), Maarten Lafeber (67) and Daniel Vancsik (69), all at 138. Lawrie's round included three birdies and no bogeys. I played very well today and I hit the ball extremely solidly, Lawrie said after his round on the Gleneagles golf course.
Jeppe Huldahl of Denmark shot a 4-under-par 67 Sunday to win the Celtic Manor Wales Open. For Huldahl, who posted a 9-under 275, it was his first European Tour victory.
Heavy rain before the start of Saturday's third round forced a long delay at the Wales Open and play was suspended because of darkness. Jeppe Huldahl had a 3-under 68 to share the 54-hole lead at 5-under 208 with Nick Dougherty (70) and Ignacio Garrido (71).
By Norman Dabell GUT KADEN, Germany (Reuters) - Robert Karlsson claimed his second victory of the season with a four-shot European Players Championship success on Sunday which boosted his chances of a Ryder Cup debut.
By Norman Dabell NEWPORT (Reuters) - Robert Karlsson wrapped up the Wales Open on Sunday, although a stumbling performance in the final round prevented the Swede from breaking the 72-hole European Tour record.
By Norman Dabell NEWPORT (Reuters) - Robert Karlsson wrapped up the Wales Open title on Sunday although a stumbling performance in the final round prevented the Swede breaking the 72-hole European Tour record.
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Miguel Angel Jimenez will be looking to follow up his third-place finish in the PGA Championship by carving a slice of history in the seventh edition of the Wales Open.
By Norman Dabell PENINA, Portugal (Reuters) - Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie carded a two-under-par 70 in the second round to move within two strokes of the lead at the Portuguese Open on Friday.
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