Mikko Ilonen
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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 290
Nordea Masters 07/06/2015 145
Irish Open Hosted by The Rory Foundation 31/05/2015 152
BMW PGA Championship 24/05/2015 150
Volvo China Open 26/04/2015 286
Masters Tournament 12/04/2015 147
Shell Houston Open 05/04/2015 150
WGC-Cadillac Championship 08/03/2015 290
Omega Dubai Desert Classic 01/02/2015 285

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Finland’s Mikko Ilonen fired a 7-under 65 to take the Day One lead at the Scottish Open on Thursday. It was a total turnaround for Ilonen, who has missed four straight cuts prior to this week.

The men two strokes behind Ilonen are a fascinating bunch that include American Rickie Fowler, three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington, and the UK’s Ian…

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December 14

Brian Gay, four-time PGA Tour winner, turns 44. He won the Mayakoba Gofl Classic in 2008, the Verizon Heritage and St. Jude Classic in 2009, and the Humana Challenge in 2013. His best finish ata Major came when he tied for 22nd at the 2001 PGA Championship.

December 16

Trevor Immelman, winner of the 2008 Masters, turns 36. Overall he…

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His big comeback win at the Lyoness Open Sunday has propelled Chris Wood to No. 19 in the current Race to Dubai standings released Monday.

Wood has racked up 643,806 points in just nine events, one of the best ratios in the field of 60 who advance to the post-season tournament.

With most of the world’s best players sitting out in…

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Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the WGC-Cadillac Championships this week, the third straight year he will not compete, and the fourth time in five years.

Mickelson cited “personal reasons” as his explanation for withdrawing, which clears the way for Finland’s Mikko Ilonen to enter the field.

Ilonen is coming off a tie for 18th at the Volvo China Open last week,…

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Rory McIlroy’s lead is still intact, but there’s a new look to the top 5 in the latest Race to Dubai rankings.

Jamie Donaldson is now second in the standings, dropping Sergio Garcia to third. Donaldson finished tied for fifth at the BMW Masters in Shanghai last week, and now has 2,353,309 points. McIlroy, who didn’t play the even, leads…

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The Final Series begins Thursday in Shanghai, China, at the Lake Malaren Golf Club. Tee times were announced Tuesday with some truly remarkable pairings as the top 60 players in the Race to Dubai standings, along with 18 other invitees, fill out the card.

Not every player from the Top 60 will be at Shanghai, notably absent are Rory McIlroy,…

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Finland’s Miko Ilonen not only made himself a whole lot of money by winning last week’s Volvo Match Play Championship, he also propelled himself into the Race to Dubai’s Top 10.

Ilonen became the 19th European Tour player to crack €1 million this year with his big win, propelling him to 10th in the standings for the post-season tournament with €1.483…

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The problem with Henrik Stenson is that guys like Mikko Ilonen can’t even say they’re the best golfer in Scandinavia, let alone one of the best in the world.

That changed at least for one week on Sunday, as Ilonen bested Stenson to win the Volvo Match Play Championship in London by a 3 & 1 count.

Down a hole through…

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World No. 5 Henrik Stenson is the top dog of the remaining four players still alive at the Volvo World Match Play championship in London after knocking off fellow Swede Jonas Blixt 2 up during Saturday’s quarterfinals.

Stenson is joined in the final four by The Netherlands’ Joost Luiten, who embarrassed Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal 6 & 5, Finland’s Mikko Ilonen,…

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It wasn’t much of a revenge when you consider the stigma on the United States when it comes to the Ryder Cup of late, but quite frankly Patrick Reed will take it.

The American knocked off European Ryder Cup favorite Jamie Donaldson 3 & 2 on Friday in the third day of round-robin play at the Volvo World Match Play…

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