Shanghai: Sweden's Peter Hanson won the BMW Masters on Sunday for his second European Tour victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by a stroke.
Hanson finished at 21-under 267 on The Masters Course at Lake Malaren and earned $1,166,600 in the European Tour's richest regular event. He won the KLM Open last month in the Netherlands and has six career tour victories.
The top-ranked McIlroy, the winner last year when the event was a non-sanctioned exhibition tournament, finished with a 67.
Third-ranked Luke Donald was third at 17 under after a 66, and fellow Englishman Ian Poulter completed a Ryder Cup sweep of the top four spots, closing with a 65 to finish at 16 under....more
03:03 PM, Oct 28, 2012
Shanghai: Peter Hanson shot a 2-under 70 to lead Ryder Cup team-mate Rory McIlroy by one stroke after the third round of the inaugural BMW Masters on Saturday. Hanson, who won the KLM Open last month, was at 15-under 200 at the Lake Malaren Course. He wary of McIlroy, who shot a 69. "I feel myself very lucky to be in this position and hopefully I can stay ahead of...
04:48 PM, Oct 27, 2012
Shanghai: World number one Rory McIlroy shut out noisy distractions to move to within two shots of leader Peter Hanson on day two of the BMW Masters golf on Friday. Despite constant sounds of nearby building construction, sirens and even fireworks, along with the distraction of on-course mobile phones, McIlroy did not drop a shot in a round of seven-under-par 65 to move into second place on 12 under par....
06:06 PM, Oct 26, 2012
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07:33 PM, Oct 23, 2012