Trio Tied Atop Oman Open Through 54

Expect a photo finish on Sunday at the inaugural NBO Oman Open where three players shared a portion of the lead through 54 holes. France's Julien Guerrier, The Netherlands' Joost Luiten and England's Matthew Southgate are all locked in at 12-under entering Sunday's final round Two players are within two shots of the lead: England's … Continue reading Trio Tied Atop Oman Open Through 54

Joost Luiten Leads Valderrama Masters

The Netherlands' Joost Luiten leads the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation thanks to an albatross on No. 11 Friday. He has a one-stroke lead over England's Robert Rock, Scotland's Scott Jamieson and tournament sponsor Garcia. Doing well at Valderrama is old hat for Luiten, who finished second last year at the … Continue reading Joost Luiten Leads Valderrama Masters

Luiten, Coetzee Tied After 18 at Portugal Masters

Two seasoned veterans, South Africa's George Coetzee and The Netherlands' Joost Luiten, lead the Portugal Masters after one round, each going 7-under on Thursday Coetzee, currently on the outside looking in at the Race to Dubai standings  at No. 64, was just 1-under through the front nine. He caught fire on the back with birdies … Continue reading Luiten, Coetzee Tied After 18 at Portugal Masters

Lee Shines at Shenzhen Open

Korea’s 22-year-old sensation Soomin Lee rode a hot start to a 2-stroke lead at the Shenzhen International Sunday at Genzon Golf Course in China. Lee finished 16 strokes under par, largely because of opening rounds of 66 and 65. He was more down to earth with a 70 on Saturday and a 71 on Sunday, holding off The Netherlands’ Joost Luiten and South Africa’s Brandon Stone. Luiten made a run at Lee on Sunday with a 4-under 68, same as Stone. Australia’s Scott Hend and the US’ Bubba Watson each shot a closing round 66. Hend finished tied for fourth, Watson tied for eighth. It was sweet revenge for Lee, who had missed a shot at the Malaysian Open earlier this year when he faltered in the final three holes with a pair of double bogeys. It has taken Lee just six events to win his first title on the European Tour. … Continue reading Lee Shines at Shenzhen Open