Joburg Open http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31091/all en Golf-Trouble-free opening 63 for Joburg Open co-leader Sterne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-trouble-free-opening-63-joburg-open-co-leader-sterne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 7 (Reuters) - South African Richard Sterne, looking to go one better than his runner-up finish at last week's Dubai Desert Classic, fired an eight-under 63 to share the Joburg Open first-round lead on Thursday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old, playing on his home Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, produced six birdies and a chip-in eagle at the ninth to join German rookie Maximilian Kieffer at the top of the leaderboard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-trouble-free-opening-63-joburg-open-co-leader-sterne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:31:31 +0000 5749051 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne, Kieffer share Joburg Open lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-sterne-kieffer-share-joburg-open-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African Richard Sterne and German Maximilian Kieffer shared the lead on 63 after the first round of the Joburg Open at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club here on Thursday.</p> <p>The pair are two strokes ahead of South Africans MJ Daffue, Bryce Easton and Tyrone Mordt as well as Sweden's Joakim Lagergren and American Peter Uihlein in an event co-sanctioned by the European Tour and local Sunshine Tour.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-sterne-kieffer-share-joburg-open-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:45:53 +0000 5749150 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne, Kieffer share Joburg Open lead after 1st round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-sterne-kieffer-share-joburg-open-lead-after-1st-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African Richard Sterne and German Maximilian Kieffer shared the lead on 63 after the first round of the Joburg Open at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club here on Thursday.</p> <p>The pair are two strokes ahead of South Africans MJ Daffue, Bryce Easton and Tyrone Mordt as well as Swede Joakim Lagergren and American Peter Uihlein in an event co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the local Sunshine Tour.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-sterne-kieffer-share-joburg-open-lead-after-1st-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:30:58 +0000 5749235 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday Feb 9 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-friday-feb-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NBA</p> <p>Heat host Clippers in possible NBA Finals showdown</p> <p>MIAMI - LeBron James and the defending champion Miami Heat seek their fourth consecutive victory when they host Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers in a possible NBA Finals preview. (NBA-HEAT/, expect by 0400 GMT/11 PM ET, by Simon Evans, 400 words)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NHL</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-friday-feb-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Golf Human Interest Joburg Open Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:17:48 +0000 5750094 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Joburg Open second round scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-joburg-open-second-round-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores after the second round of Joburg Open over par-71, 6618-metre, west course and par-72, 6942-metre, east course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club Friday (RSA unless stated):</p> <p>128 - Trevor Fisher 66-62, Richard Sterne 63-65</p> <p>131 - George Coetzee 67-64</p> <p>133 - Felipe Aguilar (CHI) 67-66, Keith Horne 67-66, Charl Schwartzel 68-65</p> <p>134 - Tommy Fleetwood (ENG) 68-66, Jose Manuel Lara (ESP) 69-65, Peter Uihlein (USA) 65-69, Jaco van Zyl 66-68</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-joburg-open-second-round-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:30:34 +0000 5750272 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Schilling incident in 2008 a closed book, says MLB 2013-02-08T213056Z_1_BRE9170ZL_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-REDSOX-SCH ILLING.XML () -</p> <p>Rising Stars shoot down Ducks in spiteful clash</p> <p>2013-02-09T044049Z_1_BRE91801S_RTROPTC_0_US-NHL-STARS.XML () -</p> <p>Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead</p> <p>2013-02-09T031933Z_2_BRE91800A_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-PGA.XML () -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Joburg Open Los Angeles Clippers Philadelphia 76ers Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:15:28 +0000 5750771 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Schilling incident in 2008 a closed book, says MLB 2013-02-08T213056Z_1_BRE9170ZL_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-REDSOX-SCH ILLING.XML () -</p> <p>Stars make most of powerplays to shoot down Ducks</p> <p>2013-02-09T064840Z_2_BRE91801S_RTROPTC_0_US-NHL-STARS.XML () -</p> <p>Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead</p> <p>2013-02-09T031933Z_2_BRE91800A_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-PGA.XML () -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Joburg Open Los Angeles Clippers Philadelphia 76ers Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 09:30:16 +0000 5750864 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne, Fisher extend Joburg Open lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/golf-sterne-fisher-extend-joburg-open-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africans Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher stretched their lead to five shots Saturday after three rounds of the 1.3 million euros ($1.737 million) Joburg Open.</p> <p>They held a three-stroke advantage through the championship at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, which is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the local Sunshine Tour.</p> <p>Playing together, each fired a third-round 68 to share first place on 196, with compatriots George Coetzee, tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel and Jaco van Zyl as well as Chilean Felipe Aguilar on 201, the nearest challengers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/golf-sterne-fisher-extend-joburg-open-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 18:00:42 +0000 5751207 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne, Fisher extend Joburg Open lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/golf-sterne-fisher-extend-joburg-open-lead-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africans Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher stretched their lead to five shots on Saturday, after three rounds of the 1.3 million euros ($1.737 million) Joburg Open.</p> <p>They held a healthy advantage at the event being played at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club which is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the local Sunshine Tour.</p> <p>Playing together, each fired a third-round 68 to share first place on 196, with compatriots George Coetzee, tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel, Jaco van Zyl and Chilean Felipe Aguilar on 201, the nearest challengers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/golf-sterne-fisher-extend-joburg-open-lead-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Joburg Open Professional golf tours AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:17:43 +0000 5751321 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne cruises to Joburg Open title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-sterne-cruises-joburg-open-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African Richard Sterne cruised to a seven-stroke victory over former US Masters champion Charl Schwartzel Sunday in the Joburg Open.</p> <p>Sterne, runner-up behind Stephen Gallacher of Scotland in the Dubai Desert Classic last weekend, fired an eight-under final-round 64 for a total of 260 in overcast conditions at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.</p> <p>Pre-tournament favourite Schwartzel, who won the Joburg Open in 2010 and 2011 before relinquishing the title to Branden Grace last year, finished with a 66 for a 267 total over the 6942-metre course.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-sterne-cruises-joburg-open-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours Richard Sterne AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:30:32 +0000 5751769 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Sterne cruises to Joburg Open title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-sterne-cruises-joburg-open-title-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African Richard Sterne cruised to a seven-stroke victory over former US Masters champion Charl Schwartzel Sunday in the Joburg Open.</p> <p>Sterne, runner-up behind Stephen Gallacher of Scotland in the Dubai Desert Classic last weekend, fired an eight-under final-round 64 for a total of 260 in overcast conditions at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.</p> <p>Pre-tournament favourite Schwartzel, who won the Joburg Open in 2010 and 2011 before relinquishing the title to Branden Grace last year, finished with a 66 for a 267 total over the 6942-metre course.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-sterne-cruises-joburg-open-title-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Joburg Open Professional golf tours Richard Sterne AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:45:40 +0000 5751783 at http://www.globalpost.com