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Golf: Fisher reels in fifth European Tour title

Ross Fisher ended a four-year European Tour title drought with a three-stroke victory on Sunday in the Tshwane Open. The 33-year-old Englishman finished with a two-under-par 70 on a wet, murky afternoon to win from Northern Irishman Michael Hoey and South African Danie van Tonder. Fisher, whose last triumph came at the 2010 Irish Open, sealed first place with an eagle three on 15, his medium-distance left-to-right putt always on course for the pin.

Golf: Fisher reels in fifth European Tour title

Ross Fisher ended a four-year European Tour title drought with a three-stroke victory on Sunday in the Tshwane Open. The 33-year-old Englishman finished with a two-under-par 70 to win from Northern Irishman Michael Hoey and South African Danie van Tonder. Fisher, whose last triumph came at the 2010 Irish Open, sealed first place with an eagle three on 15, his medium-distance left-to-right putt always on course for the pin. It gave him a four-shot cushion at the par-72, 7,281-metre (7,964-yard) The Els Club Copperleaf, the longest European circuit layout.

Golf: Fisher moves five shots clear at Tshwane Open

Ross Fisher moved closer to a first European Tour triumph in four years by taking a five-shot lead Saturday after three rounds of the Tshwane Open. The 33-year-old English golfer, whose last title was the 2010 Irish Open, fired a 67 at The Els Club Copperleaf west of Highveld city Pretoria. His see-saw front nine produced five birdies and two bogeys and he claimed another two birdies on the back nine of the 7,281-metre (7,964-yard) layout.

Golf: Fisher moves five shots clear at Tshwane Open

Ross Fisher moved closer to a first European Tour triumph in four years by taking a five-shot lead Saturday after three rounds of the Tshwane Open. The 33-year-old English golfer, whose last title was the 2010 Irish Open, fired a 67 at The Els Club Copperleaf west of Highveld city Pretoria. His see-saw front nine produced five birdies and two bogeys and he claimed another two birdies on the back nine of the 7,281-metre (7,964-yard) layout.

Golf: England's Fisher grabs co-lead at Wyndham event

England's Ross Fisher shot a six-under-par 64 to share the lead after the opening round of the PGA Wyndham Championship on Thursday, with defending champion Sergio Garcia one shot back. Fisher, a member of Europe's 2010 Ryder Cup winning team, is tied for the lead with American Chris Stroud. "My manager said, 'You've got nothing to lose. Just go out there all guns blazing and see what happens,'" Fisher said. "I know what I've got to do, and I've just got to go enjoy it, and if it's meant to be, it'll happen. ... I don't want it to end here."

INTERVIEW-Golf-Fisher a PGA Tour convert with rankings goal

By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN DIEGO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - With his world ranking having plummeted out of the top 100 from a career-high 17th, Britain's Ross Fisher felt the timing was right for him to try his hand on the PGA Tour. So far, so good. The tall Englishman secured his playing privileges on the U.S. circuit for this season by tying for second in the tour's qualifying school and has made an encouraging start to his 2013 campaign.
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