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Ryder Cup wildcard Pieters out of Dutch Open with bee sting

Ryder Cup wildcard Pieters out of Dutch Open with bee sting

LONDON (Reuters) – Ryder Cup wildcard Thomas Pieters pulled out of the Dutch Open on Thursday after suffering an allergic reaction to a bee sting.

Defending champion Pieters, 24, was stung during a challenge round earlier in the week.

"The very unfortunate worst case scenario just happened…. One bee sting on Monday during the golf challenge against @joostluitengolfer led to a major allergic reaction with flu symptoms, & forced me to pull out of my favorite tournament of the year," the Belgian said on his Instagram account.

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Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters won the Dutch Open on Sunday after England's Lee Slattery bogeyed the final hole with a playoff looming.

Slattery had been chasing back-to-back European Tour victories after winning last week's Russian Open after a seven-under-par 63 in the third round left him sharing the overnight lead with Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Instead it was Pieters who took a back-to-back Tour win, following up his Czech masters victory last month, when Slattery missed a four foot putt for par.

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Golf-Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

Golf-Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

AMSTERDAM, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters won the Dutch Open on Sunday after England's Lee Slattery bogeyed the final hole with a playoff looming.

Slattery had been chasing back-to-back European Tour victories after winning last week's Russian Open after a seven-under-par 63 in the third round left him sharing the overnight lead with Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Instead it was Pieters who took a back-to-back Tour win, following up his Czech masters victory last month, when Slattery missed a four foot putt for par.

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Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters won the Dutch Open on Sunday after England's Lee Slattery bogeyed the final hole with a playoff looming.

Slattery had been chasing back-to-back European Tour victories after winning last week's Russian Open after a seven-under-par 63 in the third round left him sharing the overnight lead with Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Instead it was Pieters who took a back-to-back Tour win, following up his Czech masters victory last month, when Slattery missed a four foot putt for par.

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Golf-Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

Golf-Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

AMSTERDAM, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters won the Dutch Open on Sunday after England's Lee Slattery bogeyed the final hole with a playoff looming.

Slattery had been chasing back-to-back European Tour victories after winning last week's Russian Open after a seven-under-par 63 in the third round left him sharing the overnight lead with Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Instead it was Pieters who took a back-to-back Tour win, following up his Czech masters victory last month, when Slattery missed a four foot putt for par.

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Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

Pieters wins Dutch Open after Czech success

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Belgian Thomas Pieters won the Dutch Open on Sunday after England's Lee Slattery bogeyed the final hole with a playoff looming.

Slattery had been chasing back-to-back European Tour victories after winning last week's Russian Open after a seven-under-par 63 in the third round left him sharing the overnight lead with Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Instead it was Pieters who took a back-to-back Tour win, following up his Czech masters victory last month, when Slattery missed a four foot putt for par.

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Golf-Lawrie flirts with magical 59 in Dutch Open first round

Golf-Lawrie flirts with magical 59 in Dutch Open first round

AMSTERDAM, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie flirted with the European Tour's first 59 before eventually posting a nine-under-par 61 in the opening round of the Dutch Open in Zandvoort on Thursday.

The 46-year-old Scot reeled off seven birdies & an eagle before missing an eagle chance at the seventh, his 16th hole, & parring the last two holes as he ended the day in a tie for the lead with Australian Wade Ormsby.

"The 59 did cross my mind," 1999 British Open champion Lawrie told reporters at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club.

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Lawrie flirts with magical 59 in Dutch Open first round

Lawrie flirts with magical 59 in Dutch Open first round

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie flirted with the European Tour's first 59 before eventually posting a nine-under-par 61 in the opening round of the Dutch Open in Zandvoort on Thursday.

The 46-year-old Scot reeled off seven birdies & an eagle before missing an eagle chance at the seventh, his 16th hole, & parring the last two holes as he ended the day in a tie for the lead with Australian Wade Ormsby.

"The 59 did cross my mind," 1999 British Open champion Lawrie told reporters at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club.

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Luiten masters weather to take KLM Open lead

Luiten masters weather to take KLM Open lead

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Joost Luiten mastered wet & windy conditions Saturday to shoot a 4-under 66 & take a one-shot lead after the third round of the KLM Open.

Luiten, aiming to become the first home winner of the tournament since Maarten Lafeber won the then-Dutch Open in 2003, chipped in twice during a round that featured six birdies & two bogeys. He has a 10-under total of 200 going into Sunday’s fourth round.

Overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez slipped to second with a 70 at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club.

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