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Via Digital Open de España
Valencia, Spain 19 Apr 2001 - 22 Apr 2001
Karlsson Reigns in Spain
Robert Karlsson maintained his trend of winning every odd year by capturing the Via Digital Open de España by two strokes from Jean-Francois Remesy of France at El Saler. The Swede, a winner on The European Tour in 1995, 1997 and 1999, claimed his first title of 2001, and his fourth in total, with an 11 under par total of 277.
Karlsson and Clarke Tied at the Top in Spain
Darren Clarke and Robert Karlsson fought a running battle against the capricious winds swirling around El Saler in the third round of the Via Digital Open de España, but now prepare for a duel against each other in a bid to capture one of the oldest titles in golf.
Clarke and Raitt share lead at El Saler
Darren Clarke started his second round in much the same vein as the first with a barrage of birdies on his opening nine holes as he moved into a share of the lead in the Via Digital Open de España at El Saler on nine under par with Andrew Raitt.
Oldcorn Races Clear at El Saler
Scotland’s Andrew Oldcorn surged into the lead of the Via Digital Open de España with an outstanding opening round of 64, eight under par, over the magnificent El Saler links near Valencia.
Suneson Relishes Return to El Saler
Among the players relishing a return to El Saler for the Via Digital Open de España this week is Carl Suneson, as it was on this course two years ago that the Spaniard finally turned the corner.
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Tour returns to El Saler
One of the oldest championships in world golf returns to one of the truly great venues this week when the Via Digital Open de España is played over the Campo del Golf El Saler near Valencia in Spain.
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