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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
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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