Wilson, Dredge lead Qatar Masters with 67s

Thursday, January 28, 2010


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DOHA, Qatar – Oliver Wilson of England shot a 5-under 67 Thursday despite gusting wind to share the first-round lead with Bradley Dredge of Wales at the Qatar Masters.

Tied for second were Robert Karlsson, Alexander Noren, Lee Westwood and Marcel Siem.

Wilson had a chance to take the lead on the 18th, where he missed a 5-foot birdie putt.

The wind reached 40 mph early in the day before dying down.

Karlsson had one of the most spectacular shots of the round when he holed an 8-iron from 182 yards for an eagle.

Sergio Garcia was among seven players who were three shots off the lead.

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