Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Horsey retains lead at Russian Open  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 26/07/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) SCOW: Overnight leader David Horsey shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Russian Open.The 29-year-old Englishman dropped two shots in his first four holes of the second round but then birdied four of the last six for an overall 11-under 133.Double European Tour winner Horsey is just one of three players in the world's top 200 competing at the Tseleevo Golf and Polo Club course near Moscow.Belgium rookie Thomas Pieters is second on 9 under after also shooting 68.Scotland's Peter Whiteford looking for his first Tour success in his 181st tournament shot a 1-under 71 and is third at 7 under.Horsey last won in 2011 at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco but made major changes to his swing at the start of the year.'Dropping a couple of shots early on as I did is always disappointing ... I just needed to stay patient and keep giving myself birdie putts" Horsey said.The 22-year-old Pieters turned professional 13 months ago but has only managed to make the halfway cut in five events this year with his best finish being second in May's Spanish Open.Whiteford went close to a maiden Tour win last year losing a playoff for the Ballantine's Championship in South Korea.Now the 33-year old Scot has put himself into contention again for a breakthrough success on the European Tour.'My start today was shocking as my first tee shot went straight into the rubbish and I was four over par after five holes" he said. 'But it was a good fightback."Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US returnIn Overland Park Kansas Jarrod Lyle shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic the Australian's first US event since his second bout with leukemia.'I think the most surprising thing was my focus" Lyle said. 'People talk about a game face and I was ready to go on the first tee. I think that shows that it's all starting to come back for me."Traveling with wife Briony and 2-year-old daughter Lusi the 32-year-old Lyle had four front-nine birdies in his bogey-free round at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate. He was three strokes behind leader Paul Haley II.'My only goal was to play for four days" Lyle said. 'That's pretty much all I came here to do. It was a lot better than I thought it was going to be at the start of the week."Lyle hit eight greens on the back nine but missed an 8-footer for birdie on No. 16 and a 6-foot birdie try on 18.'I'm just putting it down to rust" Lyle said. 'It's just one of those things when you haven't played in a long time you start seeing things on the greens that aren't there or you don't see things that are there."Lyle also is set to play Web.com Tour events Aug. 7-10 in Springfield Missouri and Aug. 14-17 in Knoxville Tennessee. When Lyle returns to the PGA Tour for the start of the season in October he will have 20 events to earn 283825 and reach the equivalent of No. 125 on the money list in 2012 the year he suffered a recurrence.Lyle returned to professional golf in November in the Australian Masters and played in the Victorian Open in Melbourne in February.

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 1 2014 - GCC needs to produce dynamic non-oil sectorMENAFN
(MENAFN) According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in order to maintain sustainable growth, the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries have to produce a dynamic non-oil tradable sector ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Kuwait to host 23rd Gulf Cup of NationsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Sept 30 (KUNA): Kuwait will host the 23rd edition of the Gulf Cup of Nations Kuwait Football Association (KFA) Secretary General Saho Al-Saho said Tuesday. Al-Saho ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Abu Dhabi airport's passenger traffic up 24.8 percent in AugustMENAFN
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi International Airport's passenger traffic increased by 24.8 percent in August compared to the same month last year, with a total of 1.920.934 passengers passing through the airport ...

 Oct 1 2014 - US Mondelez International to invest USD90m in plant in BahrainMENAFN
(MENAFN), the packaged food company, announced it is planning to build a USD90 million biscuit plant in Bahrain, which will help the company reduce costs and meet growing demand for its biscuits, ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Oman interested to invest in CyprusMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's Minister of Oil and Gas said that the country is very interested in investing in Cyprus, particularly in the field of research and exploitation of natural gas, Muscat Daily ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Emirates to launch new Dallas flightsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirates announced it has launched its first scheduled A380 daily service to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Gulf Business reported.The airline said it expects that the business ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Dubai Development Co. considering several offers of merger or acquisitionMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai Development Co, the company responsible for the Mirdif area of the emirate, announced it is considering several external offers of merger or acquisition, Arabian Business reported.The ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Etihad Rail starts on second phase of USD11bn UAE rail networkMENAFN
(MENAFN) Etihad Rail, the UAE's railway developer, announced it is set to secure government funding and award contracts for the construction of the second phase of its USD11 billion national rail ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Oman Sail teams upbeat over ESS Act 7 challengeMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series (ESS) gears up for Act 7 in Nice France to be held later this week Oman Sail's teams on The Wave Muscat and Oman Air are relishing the ...

 Oct 1 2014 - Oman settles for seventh place in Asiad hockeyMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Basim Khatar struck the winner for Oman as it rallied from a goal down to defeat Bangladesh 3-2 in a playoff and clinch the seventh place in hockey in the 17th Asian Games at ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help