Thursday, 14 August 2014
Thomas Björn  (Getty Images)
Thomas Björn (Getty Images)

Home favourite Thomas Björn delighted the large galleries with a fine five under par 66 on day one in Denmark, and there were plenty more impressive and interesting numbers out there on Thursday at the Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort....

66 – leads the way in Aalborg, with Björn, Felipe Aguilar and Bradley Dredge out front

0 – bogeys from home favourites Björn & Thorbjørn Olesen today

30 – shots was all it took for Aguilar to come home in 

13 – under par for Aguilar in this last 2 rounds (incl. his 63 in R4 of the Scottish Open)

6 – birdies for Moritz Lampert today, but he finished three over par

13 - players under par on a testing day for the field in Denmark

2003 – the last time Denmark hosted a European Tour event

13,400 – came out to watch the first round, with plenty more expected over the next few days

11 – shots in four holes for Aguilar on his birdie run from the 5th to 8th 

17 - the 409 yard par four played the easiest on Thursday

1995 – the year of Björn’s last win in his home country on this very course, at the Challenge Tour’s Himmerland Open

15 – European Tour victories for Björn, Denmark’s most successful golfer 

2006 – the year of co-leader Bradley Dredge’s last victory on tour, at the Omega European Masters

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1WARREN, MarcSCO18-9
2DREDGE, BradleyWAL18-7
3ARCHER, PhillipENG18-4
T4BJÖRN, ThomasDEN18-3
T4FISHER, OliverENG18-3

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