Latest KLM Open Stories

2009-08-30 14:54:59

Swede Peter Hedblom fired a 5-under-par 67 and won the Johnnie Walker Championship in Scotland Sunday, his third title on the European Tour. Hedblom completed the event at Gleneagles in Perthshire at 13-under 275, winning by a stroke over Martin Erlandsson, also of Sweden, who broke the course record with a 10-under 62 in the final round. Defending champion Gregory Havret of France (67) and former British Open champion Paul Lawrie (69) tied for third place at 278. Last week, Hedblom and...

2009-08-23 14:44:15

Englishman Simon Dyson rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday and won the KLM Open in the Netherlands for the second time. Dyson fired a 7-under-par 63 in the final round to reach the playoff with Peter Lawrie (67) and Peter Hedblom (69). The three had completed regulation play at 15-under-par 265. Dyson, 31, has three wins on the European Tour.

2009-08-22 15:22:18

Peter Hedblom shot 6-under-par 64 Saturday to forge a two-stroke lead after 54 holes of the European Tour's KLM Open golf tournament at Zanvoort, Netherlands. The Swede began the day in a tie for the top spot with defending champion Darren Clarke. Hedblom's round included an eagle at the par-5 second, a bogey at the par-3 11th, and five birdies.

2009-08-21 13:14:02

Defending champion Darren Clarke shot 3-under-par 67 Friday to tie Peter Hedblom for the 36-hole lead at the KLM Open golf tournament at Zanvoort, Netherlands. They supplanted first-round co-leaders Garry Orr and Paul McGinley.

2009-08-20 14:29:46

Paul McGinley and Garry Orr shot 6-under-par 64 Thursday and share the lead after the first round at the KLM Open golf tournament at Zandvoort, Netherlands. McGinley began with an eagle at the par-5 second hole followed by a birdie at the third. Later, he bogeyed the eighth but had a string of birdies from 12-15. Orr made an eagle at the par-5 12th and four birdies. My season's been flat, McGinley said.

2006-08-14 05:57:32

LONDON (Reuters) - American Dean Wilson climbed 78 places to 72nd in the world rankings issued on Monday after claiming his maiden victory on the PGA Tour at the International.

2006-08-13 09:42:42

LONDON (Reuters) - The wife of Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer, the Ryder Cup player's management company said. Heather Clarke, 39, passed away at 2.15am at London's Royal Marsden Hospital.

2006-04-23 09:48:25

By Nick Mulvenney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano's victory at the Asian Open on Sunday capped an amazing two years for the Spaniard since he turned professional.

2005-07-10 10:45:30

LOCH LOMOND, Scotland (Reuters) - South African Tim Clark held off the challenge of Dutchman Maarten Lafeber and Britain's Darren Clarke to win the Scottish Open by two shots on Sunday.

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