Lawrence hangs on to win South African OpenDecember 4, 2022 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thriston Lawrence held on to win his home South African Open by one shot despite a final-round 2-over 74 at the Blair Atholl course on Sunday.
Lawrence started the day with a two-shot lead over Clement Sordet of France and despite extending his advantage to five strokes early on the back nine, the South African only just managed to hold off his playing partner to finish with an overall 16-under 272.
Lawrence taking 2-shot lead into South African Open last dayDecember 3, 2022 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thriston Lawrence put himself on course for victory in his home South African Open after a third-round 67 on Saturday.
Lawrence maintained his two-stroke lead from overnight with a second straight round of 5 under par, finishing the Blair Atholl course with a sixth birdie.
Strydom sets course record, trails Lawrence in South AfricaDecember 2, 2022 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ockie Strydom's new course record of 9-under 63 moved him within two shots of clubhouse leader Thriston Lawrence at the South African Open on Friday before play was suspended overnight because of lightning.
Lawrence leads South African Open after 8-under 64December 1, 2022 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thriston Lawrence shot an 8-under 64 to match the course record he set last year and took a one-stroke lead at the South African Open Championship on Thursday.
The 25-year-old South African made nine birdies and one bogey at the Blair Atholl Golf and Equestrian Estate.
Thriston Lawrence wins European Masters at 1st playoff holeAugust 28, 2022 GMT
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Thriston Lawrence won the European Masters on Sunday with a steady par on the first playoff hole before Matt Wallace sent a five-foot putt left to make bogey.
The 25-year-old Lawrence earned his second title on the European tour this season — and a prize of 333,333 euros ($332,000) — to add to the opening Joburg Open in his native South Africa last November.
Thriston Lawrence takes 3-shot lead at European MastersAugust 27, 2022 GMT
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — A Saturday that started early for Thriston Lawrence by completing the four holes from his weather-affected second round ended with him leading by three shots after three rounds of the European Masters.
Lawrence, Cañizares lead at weather-hit European MastersAugust 26, 2022 GMT
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Thriston Lawrence and Alejandro Cañizares stayed in a share of the lead at 13 under on a weather-affected day at the European Masters where neither could complete their second round on Friday.
Lawrence, Cañizares have 2-stroke lead at European MastersAugust 25, 2022 GMT
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Thriston Lawrence and Alejandro Cañizares shot 8-under rounds of 62 to take the first-round lead at the European Masters in the Swiss Alps on Thursday.
Lawrence chipped in for eagle at his final hole, the par-5 ninth, after six birdies and no bogeys.
Meronk first Polish winner on European tour with Irish winJuly 3, 2022 GMT
THOMASTOWN, Ireland (AP) — Adrian Meronk became Poland's first winner on the European tour Sunday with a superb closing stretch at Mount Juliet for a 6-under 66 and a three-shot victory in the Irish Open.
China’s Ashun Wu cruises to Kenya Open titleMarch 6, 2022 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ashun Wu of China shot a 6-under 65 in the final round to easily hold off a chasing pack of three players and win the Kenya Open by four strokes on Sunday.
Wu completed each of his rounds under par to finish on 16-under 268 to cruise to victory at the Muthaiga Golf Club despite starting the final day four shots off the lead.
Sharma takes over Kenya Open lead by one strokeMarch 4, 2022 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma birdied three of his last four holes to grab a one-shot lead halfway through the Kenya Open on Friday.
A birdie-birdie finish earned him a 4-under-par 67 and a 10-under total at altitude at Muthaiga Club.
Lawrence wins 36-hole Joburg Open after 3rd round abandonedNovember 27, 2021 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African golfer Thriston Lawrence won the Joburg Open on Saturday after the third round was abandoned because of bad weather, meaning the result was called after 36 holes of the inaugural event on the DP World Tour.
Lawrence leads Joburg Open as players flee before flight banNovember 26, 2021 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African golfer Thriston Lawrence shot another 6-under 65 to finish his second round atop the leaderboard of the Joburg Open on Friday, while a large number of European players withdrew because of a new COVID-19 variant.
Inaugural DP World Tour starts with Hidalgo leading in SANovember 25, 2021 GMT
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — The inaugural season of the DP World Tour started on Thursday with Angel Hidalgo of Spain shooting 6-under 65 to lead the first round of the Joburg Open before play was suspended because of bad weather.