Posts Tagged Oceania

Thorbjorn Olesen wins Perth International

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made a series of spectacular saves in defense of a shrinking lead to shoot a 1-under 71 Sunday and win the Perth International golf tournament by three shots.

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Olesen leads Perth International 3rd round lead

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen shot a scrambling 5-under 67 on Saturday at Lake Karrinyup to take a three-stroke lead in the Perth International.

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Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.

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Australia’s Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific by 9 shots

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to open a commanding 8-shot lead heading into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship.

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Whiteford leads at halfway in Perth International

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International on Friday.

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