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Stenson returns to world top 10

Sweden's Henrik Stenson cruised to a wire to wire victory in the Nedbank Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City. Stenson carded a closing 68 for a 21 under par total of 267 and nine shot victory over Ryder Cup rival Kenny Perry, whose 65 was the best round of the day. Robert Karlsson, who partnered compatriot Stenson to Omega Mission Hills World Cup victory in China last week, finished third on nine under par. Stenson reclaims a spot in the World Top Ten with a 5 spot jump to World Number 7.

Geoff Ogilvy clinched his first ever tour win in Australia with a two-stroke victory in the Australian PGA Championship. After four international wins including the US Open and two World Golf Championships, Ogilvy secured his first home win with a three-under-par 69 to finish with a 14-under-par total of 274 to defeat third-round leader Mathew Goggin the Hyatt Regency resort. Ogilvy climbs to World Number 11 an improvement of 3 positions.

Jeev Milkha Singh picked up his fourth win of 2008 with victory at the Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, making it two wins out of four tournaments played on the Japan Golf Tour. Singh climbs 8 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking to 36th.

This week's other winners were Thongchai Jaidee at the Hana Bank Vietnam Masters on the Asian Tour and Fabian Gomez at the Argentina Masters on the Canadian Tour.

December 8, 2008


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