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Luiten hangs on to win Wales Open by 1 shot

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.

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Luiten leads Welsh Open by 2 shots

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten birdied three of his closing four holes in a 6-under 65 at the Wales Open on Saturday to take a two-shot lead.

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Gallacher misses cut before 1st Ryder Cup

Scotland's Stephen Gallacher plays out of the rough on the 2nd fairway on day two of the Wales Open golf tournament  at Celtic Manor, Newport Wales  Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Gallacher will miss the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup, putting his poor performance at the Wales Open down to "thinking too much" about playing at Gleneagles next week. (AP Photo/ Nick Potts/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Wales Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher missed the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup.

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Colsaerts hits longest drive on European Tour

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Nicolas Colsaerts has hit the longest drive ever recorded on the European Tour en route to grabbing the clubhouse lead with a 5-under 66 on the opening day of the Wales Open.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer quits as Cardiff manager

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Cardiff City's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on from the dugout before the start of their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, London. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his position as Cardiff manager, ending the former Manchester United striker's first coaching job in British football after nine months. Cardiff, which was relegated from the English Premier League under Solskjaer last season, says in a statement released Thursday that the Norwegian coach has "stepped down ... with immediate effect following recent discussions." The Welsh club has lost three of its first seven games in the second-tier League Championship. Cardiff owner Vincent Tan says "regrettably our recent results do not justify Ole's continued role as manager at Cardiff." (AP Photo/Sang Tan, file)

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first coaching job in British football ended Thursday after a disappointing nine months, with the former Manchester United striker quitting as Cardiff manager over a “difference in philosophy” with the club’s owners.

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