Jaco van Zyl
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Recent Results

tournament date total score
Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open 12/07/2015 277
Alstom Open de France 05/07/2015 276
BMW International Open 28/06/2015 281
Nordea Masters 07/06/2015 146
Irish Open Hosted by The Rory Foundation 31/05/2015 287
BMW PGA Championship 24/05/2015 288
Open de España 17/05/2015 152
Volvo China Open 26/04/2015 149
Shenzhen International 19/04/2015 148
Trophee Hassan II 29/03/2015 280

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Is the 15th time the charm for Jaco Van Zyl?

The South African who has played the BMW SA Open 15 times without a victory, despite winning 13 other times on the Sunshine Tour, took a 1-shot lead at the tournament in Ekurhuleni on Thursday as the European Tour kicked off its 2016 calendar year.

Van Zyl shot a 7-under 65…

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Australia’s Marc Leishman recorded the best round of the day, a 6-under 66, to jump over Sweden’s Henrik Stenson and into the lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa, on Saturday.

Leishman is the only man in the field to have shot under 70 in each of the first three rounds. He could have led by…

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Henrik Stenson overcame three straight bogeys on the front nine to fire a 5-under 67 and take a one-stroke lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa on Friday.

Three under through five holes, Stenson lost his cool and bogeyed 6, 7, and 8 in success to reach the turn at even par. He was a different…

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Henrik Stenson just missed a pair of huge victories during the Final Series last month. He’s started off the 2016 European Tour season trying to take a lead from wire to wire.

Stenson, ranked seventh in the world, is tied with South Africa’s Jaco Van Zyl for first place at the Nedbank Golf Challenge being played at Gary Player Country…

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Victor Dubuisson scored the biggest victory of his five-year career on the European Tour Sunday, winning the Turkish Airlines Open by one shot to kick off The Final Series in style.

With the win and the €1.028 million paycheck, Dubuisson jumps into the Top 10 in the latest Race to Dubai standings at No. 7.

Tied with Jaco Van Zyl,  who…

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In a field full of luminaries, Jaco Van Zyl shined brightest of all on the first day of the Turkish Airlines Open.

Van Zyl fired a 61 to open up a 3-stroke lead, breaking the tournament record by one stroke at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal on Thursday.

The South African fired an eagle and nine birdies to hold a 3-stroke lead…

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Bernd Wiesberger saved the best for last, using a final-round 65 to take the Alstom Open de France title in Paris on Sunday as Day 3 leader Jaco Van Zyl struggled on the final 18.

Despite floundering, it was a big day for Van Zyl, who along with runner-up James Morrison and fifth-place Rafa Cabrera-Bello earned automatic invitations to the…

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South Africa’s Jaco Van Zyl fired a 7-under 64, the best score of the tournament to date, to open up a 2-stroke lead after 54 holes at the Alstom Open de France in Paris on Saturday.

It was a far cry from Van Zyl’s 71 on Friday, which ended with a bogey and a double bogey on 17 and 18….

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Heavy thunderstorms left about half the players in the field of the Alstom Open de France with incomplete first rounds on Thursday.

One of those, Germany’s Maximillian Kieffer, is the tentative leader at 4-under through 14 holes.  Despite a double-bogey on No. 2, Kieffer had three birdies in a span of four holes at the turn and will try to…

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February 23

New Zealand’s Michael Campbell, who won the 2005 US Open, turns 46. Campbell has 15 professional wins, including eight on the European Tour. Not even in the top 10 of the Open leaderboard after a day in 2005, Campbell crept up to 1-under and a tie for fourth on Friday, but was still there after 54 holes, 4…

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