SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title.
Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for...
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley.
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — David Lipsky will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Alfred Dunhill Championship after a bogey-free 6-under 66 at Leopard Creek Country Club on Friday.
Lipsky went to 8-under 136 overall and is chased by four Scottish players: Scott Jamieson (66) and Marc Warren (67) are a shot behind on 7 under and Doug McGuigan (66) and David Drysdale (69) are one more behind them.
BEAU CHAMP, Mauritius (AP) — Kurt Kitayama claimed his first European Tour win at the Mauritius Open on Sunday as he closed with a 4-under 68 for a 2-shot victory.
Kitayama's first European title came in just his third tournament as the American held off Chikkarangappa S and Matthieu Pavon, who both carded 67s to tie for second.
BEAU CHAMP, Mauritius (AP) — Kurt Kitayama and Justin Harding were tied for the lead at 16 under par and held a three-shot advantage heading into the final round of the Mauritius Open on Saturday.
Harding jumped six places to join overnight leader Kitayama out in front after an 8-under 64 in the third round. Kitayama carded a 2-under 70.
Three players were three shots behind at Four Seasons Golf Course; Chikkarangappa S (71), Masahiro Kawamura (67) and Matthieu Pavon (70).
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters is assured its smallest field in 21 years with no more than 87 players.
U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka notified Augusta National on Monday he would not be able to compete as he recovers from a left wrist injury. Earlier in the day, Cameron Smith of Australia was among four players added to the field from the top 50 in the world ranking published one week before the Masters.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Lee Westwood couldn't emulate his second-round 62 but did enough Saturday to stay in contention at the Maybank Championship after shooting a 70 to trail the leaders by three strokes.
The Englishman managed only three birdies in comparison to his mammoth 11 on Friday.
Jorge Campillo of Spain and Dylan Frittelli of South Africa are the joint leaders after both shot 66s for 15 under overall at the European Tour event.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tournaments in two countries last week might have gone a long way toward who finishes in the top 50 of the world ranking at the end of the year and gets into the Masters.
BEL OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Dylan Frittelli beat Arjun Atwal with a birdie on the first playoff hole to clinch the Mauritius Open title on Sunday.
The 27-year-old South African secured a second European Tour title in his first year on the tour. He was named the tour's best newcomer at the start of the week following a 19th place finish in the 2017 Race to Dubai.
BEL OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Arjun Atwal and Louis de Jager are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Mauritius Open.
Atwal had a four-shot lead after the opening round but that was whittled down over the last two days and de Jager's third-round 67 meant he will go into Sunday alongside Atwal on 13 under overall.
South Africa's de Jager had four birdies at Heritage Golf Club on Saturday and watched India's Atwal make a three-putt bogey on the last hole to leave them level.
BEL OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Arjun Atwal held on for a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Mauritius Open on Friday.
Atwal led by four after a course-record 62 on the opening day but found the second round tougher and settled for a 1-under 70 to move to 10 under overall.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Justin Rose will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the season-ending Tour Championship as he attempts to win a third straight title on the European Tour and a second career Race to Dubai crown.
The 37-year-old Rose made a gutsy par save on the final hole after a bogey-free round for a 7-under 65 Saturday and overall 15-under 201.
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Justin Rose made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Turkish Airlines Open by a shot on Sunday for his second straight title on the European Tour, moving him close to fellow Englishman Tommy Fleetwood in the Race to Dubai standings.
Rose shot a 6-under 65 in the final round to finish on 18 under par 266 overall, securing victory a week after taking the WGC-HSBC Champions title in Shanghai.
VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Callum Shinkwin shot an opening 6-under 66 Thursday to take the lead at the Czech Masters.
After finishing second last month at the Scottish Open — his best result on the European Tour so far — the 24-year-old Englishman opened with a birdie at the Albatross Golf Resort near Prague.
ATZENBRUGG, Austria (AP) — Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the Lyoness Open for his first European Tour title.
Frittelli, a Challenge Tour graduate from South Africa who turned pro in 2012, finished 12-under for the event, defeating Finland's Mikko Korhonen, England's David Horsey and countryman Jbe Kruger by one stroke.
His first of two Challenge Tour victories was also earned in Austria as he won the Kaernten Golf Open in June 2013.
ATZENBRUGG, Austria (AP) — Chilean golfer Felipe Aguilar retained a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Lyoness Open on Saturday.
Leading from the opening day, the 399th-ranked Aguilar is chasing his third European Tour title after winning the Indonesia Open in 2008 and The Championship at Laguna National three years ago.
BEIJING (AP) — Alexander Levy of France beat Dylan Frittelli in a playoff Sunday to win the China Open.
The 2014 champion began the final round seven shots behind overnight leader Frittelli. Levy birdied the par-5 18th for 67 to finish on 17-under 271 and force a playoff with the South African.
Frittelli sent his second shot on the last hole over the hospitality tent and had to settle for par in a 2-over 74 and a trip back up the 18th.
BEIJING (AP) — Dylan Frittelli of South Africa moved three strokes clear of the China Open field after carding an 8-under-par 64 in the third round on Saturday.
Frittelli birdied eight holes in a bogey-free round at the Topwin Golf and Country Club to get to 19 under.
Pablo Larrazabal of Spain was his nearest challenger at 16 under after a 70.
BEIJING (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal fired a 6 under 66 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead halfway through the China Open.
Larrazabal, who started the second round one stroke off the lead, offset a lone bogey with five birdies and an eagle on the par-4 11th to finish at 14 under.
Dylan Frittelli had the lowest score of the round with a 63 and was tied for second at 11 under with overnight leader Alexander Levy, who shot a 70 in the second round.
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International.
Wiesberger, who started the third round at Genzon Golf Club with a four-shot advantage, offset two bogeys with five birdies for 15-under 201 overall.
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria fired a bogey-free 7-under 65 to lead by four shots when the second round of the Shenzhen International was suspended due to storms on Friday.
Wiesberger completed his first round in the morning after lightning also halted play on Thursday, and birdied the par-5 17th to get within one of the lead. He added another seven birdies in round two to get to 12 under overall.