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Here is you Weekend Fantasy Golf Roundup, November 7, 2016 edition.

Olesen Dominates in Turkey

The talk leading up to the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open was centered on the players who decided not to attend the event due to security concerns. But through three rounds it looked like it wouldn’t have mattered who showed up.

Denmark’s Thorbjron Olesen led by seven shots through 54 holes after rounds of 65,62 and 68 and completed the rout with a final round 69 on Sunday.

And even though the Dane had a few nervous moments on Sunday, courtesy of England’s David Horsey and China’s Li Haotong, the result never looked in doubt since Friday morning.

Horsey particularly applied a bit of pressure, shooting 29 on the opening nine on championship Sunday to draw within two. But Olesen, birdied 12, 14 and 15 to restore a comfortable lead.

Horsey and Li fired 65 on the final day to tie for second place. Bernd Wiesberger was alone in 4th with a 72-hole total of 269, five shots behind Olesen.

It’s was the 26-year old Olesen’s fourth career European Tour win.

Final Results of the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open

1 Thorbjorn Olesen 65 62 68 69 264
T2 Li Haotong 66 68 68 65 267
T2 David Horsey 67 67 68 65 267
4 Bernd Wiesberger 66 70 66 67 269
5 George Coetzee 64 73 66 67 270
T6 Joakim Lagergren 70 64 70 67 271
T6 David Lipsky 67 69 66 69 271
8 Pablo Larrazabal 67 69 68 68 272
9 Nacho Elvira 70 67 69 67 273
T10 Tyrrell Hatton 72 67 67 68 274
T10 Byeong Hun An 68 69 69 68 274
T10 Mikko Ilonen 74 66 67 67 274
T13 David Drysdale 67 68 69 71 275
T13 Adrian Otaegui 70 63 71 71 275
T13 Jeunghun Wang 67 70 68 70 275
T13 Ricardo Gouveia 70 68 70 67 275

Pampling Surprise Winner in Las Vegas

Australia’s Rod Pampling certainly wasn’t on many people’s list of favorites heading into the 2016 Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

The 47-year old veteran hadn’t had a top 10 finish on the PGA Tour since March, 2015 at the Puerto Rico Open.

But the now three-time Tour winner opened with a career best 11-unde par 60 and stayed in contention all weekend. On Sunday he shot a final round 65 to pull away from 54-hole leader Lucas Glover and U.S. Ryder Cupper Brooks Koepka. The final result was a two-shot victory for Pampling.

It was Queensland native’s 1st first PGA tour win in over 10 years, with his last victory coming at the 2006 Bay Hill Classic.

Koepka shot 67 on Sunday for a 72-hole total of 266. Glover, the 2009 U.S. Open champion slipped to third, but still recorded his best tour finish since 2011.

Geoff Ogilvy, Francesco Molinari and Harris English tied for fourth at 268.  Molinari had the round of the day on Sunday, posting an 10-under par 60 on the TPC at Summerlin layout.

Final Results of the 2016 Shriners Hospital for Children Open

1 Rod Pampling 60 68 71 65 264
2 Brooks Koepka 62 67 70 67 266
3 Lucas Glover 68 65 65 69 267
T4 Geoff Ogilvy 67 67 66 68 268
T4 Francesco Molinari 70 68 69 61 268
T4 Harris English 67 67 67 67 268
T7 Keegan Bradley 67 65 71 66 269
T7 Kyle Stanley 67 67 68 67 269
T7 Pat Perez 66 66 69 68 269
T10 Sean O’Hair 67 66 69 68 270
T10 Shawn Stefani 66 70 68 66 270
T10 John Huh 62 73 67 68 270
T10 Cameron Smith 66 68 68 68 270
T10 Aaron Wise 66 65 71 68 270
T15 Jon Rahm 65 69 69 68 271
T15 Ryan Moore 68 66 68 69 271
T15 Luke List 65 69 73 64 271
T15 Matt Jones 65 68 69 69 271
T15 Brian Harman 70 63 69 69 271
T15 Billy Hurley III 68 71 66 66 271
T15 James Hahn 66 66 69 70 271
T15 Charles Howell III 67 67 67 70 271
T15 Stewart Cink 70 68 67 66 271

Around the Golfing World

On the Japan Golf Tour, Hideto Tanihara beat fellow Japanese pro Yuta Ikeda in a playoff to win the Heiwa PGM Championship. Ikeda shot 66 in the final round to catch Tanihara, who held a share of the 54 hole lead. It was Tanihara’s third win of 2016 on the Japan Golf Tour and moved him up to 60th in the Official World Golf Ranking.

On the European Challenge Tour, Germany’s Berd Ritthammer won for the third time this season, a one shot victory over Sweden’s Jens Dantorp in the NBO Golf Classic Grand Final.

On the Sunshine Tour in South Africa, Zimbabwe’s Mark Williams posted a two-shot victory over South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout in the Vodacom Origins of Golf Final. It was Williams first career professional victory.

On the PGA Tour’s China Series circuit, Australia’s Daniel Nisbet also became a first time winner, edging American Alex Kang in a playoff to win the Clearwater Bay Open. Nisbet shot 64 on Sunday to make it into the playoff.

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