Golf

Carlsson leads Nordea Masters

2012-06-06 21:46
Magnus Carlsson (AFP)

Stockholm - Magnus Carlsson of Sweden shot a 7-under 65 on Wednesday to open up a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Nordea Masters.

Carlsson's round was soured by making a bogey on the last at Bro Hof.

Countryman Peter Hanson and clubhouse leader Richard Bland of England are next along with two others.

The 661st-ranked Bland says "I had a bit of an up and down start but I kicked it into gear around the turn."

Third-ranked Lee Westwood is in a group of eight at 4 under. Playing partner and defending champion Alex Noren shot a 74.

The Nordea Masters started on Wednesday to give some players more time to prepare for the US Open next week in San Francisco.

Leading first round scores from the Scandinavian Masters at the par-72 course in Stockholm on Wednesday:

65 Magnus Carlsson (Sweden) 65 67 Richard Bland (Britain) 67
Peter Hanson (Sweden) 67
Matthew Baldwin (Britain) 67
Ignacio Garrido (Spain) 67 68 Michael Jonzon (Sweden) 68
Carlos Del Moral (Spain) 68
Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 68
Robin Wingardh (Sweden) 68
Lee Westwood (Britain) 68
Danny Denison (Britain) 68
Alejandro Canizares (Spain) 68
Andy Sullivan (Britain) 68 69 Sergio Garcia (Spain) 69
Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 69
Niclas Fasth (Sweden) 69
Felipe Aguilar (Chile) 69
Pelle Edberg (Sweden) 69
Jaco Van Zyl (South Africa) 69
Richard Sterne (South Africa) 69
Brett Rumford (Australia) 69
Anthony Wall (Britain) 69 70 Julien Guerrier (France) 70
Reinier Saxton (Netherlands) 70
Darren Fichardt (South Africa) 70
Ross Fisher (Britain) 70
Michael Hoey (Britain) 70
Andrea Pavan (Italy) 70
Joakim Lagergren (Sweden) 70
Tim Sluiter (Netherlands) 70
Roope Kakko (Finland) 70
Joel Sjoeholm (Sweden) 70
Mikko Ilonen (Finland) 70
David Lynn (Britain) 70
Estanislao Goya (Argentina) 70
Mark Foster (Britain) 70
Gregory Havret (France) 70

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