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2009-07-12 13:17:10

German Martin Kaymer shot a 2-under-par 69 and won the Scottish Open Sunday, his second straight title on the European Tour. Kaymer, who also won the Open de France last week, finished at 15-under 269, two shots ahead of Raphael Jacquelin (66) and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 72, Adam Scott (66) and Soren Kjeldsen (70) shared fourth place, another stroke back. If you win a tournament anywhere, you take something from it, especially coming here to Scotland, the home of golf, it is unbelievable to...

2009-07-11 14:30:26

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano shot 7-under-par 64 Saturday to take the lead of the European Tour's Scottish Open in Glasgow after three rounds. The Spaniard began the round tied for fifth place, five shots back, but moved to the top with a 13-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole while overnight leader Retief Goosen of South Africa made a bogey. Fernandez-Castano parred his last three holes and with his 14-under 199, 54-hole total leads Goosen (69) and Germany's Martin Kaymer (66) by one shot heading...

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2009-07-10 14:02:07

Retief Goosen shot 8-under-par 63 Friday and grabbed a two-stroke lead through 36 holes at the European Tour's Scottish Open. His second round included a bogey the par-3 fifth hole, an eagle at the par-5 third and six birdies, the last coming at the par-4 18th hole. I do like it here, the South African told reporters after coming within one stroke of the course record at Glasgow's historic Loch Lomond Golf Club. The golf course is fairly generous off the tee and I'm not one of the straightest...

2009-07-09 14:31:54

Australia's Richard Green shot 7-under-par 64 Thursday and has a one-stroke lead at the Scottish Open golf tournament in Glasgow, Scotland. An eagle at the par-5 13th hole followed by two straight birdies helped Green hold a lead for the first time this season at a European Tour event. I haven't handled the pressure quite as well as I would have liked to, the 38-year-old Melbourne native said. (But) the more I put myself there, the more and more I feel like I can do it. Spain's Gonzalo...

2006-07-17 11:03:04

LONDON (Reuters) - Sweden's Johan Edfors has climbed 42 spots to 46th in the world rankings following his two-shot victory in the Scottish Open. The 30-year-old became the European Tour's first triple winner this season after firing an eight-under-par 63 in Sunday's final round at Loch Lomond. Australia's John Senden, who clinched the final qualifying place at this week's British Open with a one-stroke triumph at the John Deere Classic, rose to 78th in the rankings issued on...

2006-07-16 11:59:43

By Tony Jimenez LOCH LOMOND (Reuters) - Swede Johan Edfors, fired up by a third-round horror show, launched a spectacular run of birdies to win the Scottish Open with a closing eight-under-par 63 on Sunday. The 30-year-old became the first triple winner in Europe this season after finishing with a 13-under total of 271. Sharing second place on 273 in the last event in Europe before Thursday's British Open at Hoylake were Briton Luke Donald (66), Argentina's Andres Romero (69) and...

2006-07-11 10:19:47

By Tony Jimenez LOCH LOMOND (Reuters) - Eight of the world's top 20 players will take the high road to Loch Lomond on Thursday for the first round of the Scottish Open, a tasty appetizer ahead of next week's British Open at Hoylake. Leading the race for this week's first prize of 400,000 pounds ($735,400) are South African pair Retief Goosen and Ernie Els. World number eight Els is the only multiple winner at Loch Lomond, having picked up the trophy in 2000 and 2003. Goosen, the...

2006-07-09 11:58:02

LEMONT, Illinois (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson finished off his lackluster week at the Western Open with an even-par 71 on Sunday and said he was looking forward to raising his game for this month's British Open. Mickelson ended up near the bottom of the 83 players left in the Western field with a three-over-par 287 total. "I would have liked to have played a little better but we'll see. I have plenty of time to get sharp," Mickelson told reporters about his British Open outlook after...

2006-02-08 21:16:15

By Mark Lamport-Stokes PEBBLE BEACH, California (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson has decided on a different strategy to prepare for this year's British Open and will skip the previous week's Scottish Open at Loch Lomond. "I haven't played well in the British Open after playing in Loch Lomond, so I'm going to try something a little different this year," Mickelson told reporters on Wednesday as he prepared for his Pebble Beach National Pro-Am title defense. "I will not play Loch Lomond,...


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