The South African runs away from the field for his second European Tour title of the 2016 calendar year.
Graduated from the University of Guelph with a Masters degree in English after completing his BA at the University of Waterloo. Previously worked for Today’s Golfer and Golf Monthly magazines in the UK. Has written for every major British newspaper, including The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, The Independent and The Observer. Has worked at Golfweek since 1994 covering the European Tour and British amateur golf. Has passed the R&A Rules exam. Has penned six books on golf, including a collection of short stories entitled Broken Fairways. Belongs to a unique golf club that plays 72 holes in one day every April, walking and carrying their clubs. A member of Woburn Golf Club where he mostly plays with his dog Izzy. Oh, and Tait would rather walk than ride in a cart any day.
Stories by Alistair Tait
After losing in a playoff at this event in 2015, Varner came back for first this time, and he made nine birdies on the final day to do it.
The 23-year-old looks to prevent Schwartzel from winning this tournament for the fourth time in five years.
A late surge from Harold Varner III has him just two back at the Australian PGA Championship and in contention for a big victory.
Brandon Stone shot 66 Friday to take a one-shot lead over Charl Schwartzel at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Adam Scott is just four back of Andrew Dodt, who holds a two-shot lead through 36 holes at the Australian PGA Championship.
Charl Schwartzel shares the lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship, which he has won three out of the last four years.
Andrew Dodt shot 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead during the weather-delayed first round of the Australian PGA Championship.
Golfweek's Alistair Tait previews the 2017 season in Europe by delving into the top five storylines heading into the year.
The 22-year-old Englishman earns his third European Tour win and grabs a five-year exemption on the Tour just two years after first getting his card.
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