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Golf Roundup Harrington can’t track down Tiger

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

By John Manley

The Deutsche Bank-SAP Open at the St. Leon-Rot Golf Club in Heidelberg, Germany, was not your typical European Tour event, featuring as it did one Mr. Tiger Woods. The distinguished visitor was a four-stroke victor over Michael Campbell. Padraig Harrington was the top Irish finisher, sharing fifth place with two others at 15-under 273 (70-69-64-70). His earnings amounted to $85,000.

Paul McGinley tied for 10th place at 275 (69-65-72-69), earning $42,590. Darren Clarke’s 279 (76-67-69-67) was good for a piece of 24th place and a check for $24,350. Sharing 70th place at even-par 288 and taking away earnings of $3,820 were Eamonn Darcy (71-72-74-71) and Des Smyth


Missing the cut were Ronan Rafferty, who shot 149 (75-74) for 36 holes, and David Higgins, 152 (80-72). A score of 143 or lower was required to continue play.

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Richard Coughlan contested this tour’s Richmond Open at the Stonehenge Golf & Country Club in Virginia last week, and managed a tie for 12th place. His 72-hole total of 275 (71-65-67-72) was nine under par and 12 strokes off Chad Campbell’s winning score of 263. Coughlan earned $8,330.

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Bryan Omelia tied for 31st place in the Kendallville Classic at the Cobblestone Golf Club in Kendallville, Ind. Omelia was 12 under par for 72 holes at 276 (66-72-67-71). Brett Weeks had the winning score of 264.

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