With a seven-birdie 6-under-par 33-33=66, Lee Westwood took the outright lead after day one of the European Tour's season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Lee Westwood, the 2007 British Masters champion, finished third in the 2016 edition thanks to a final round of 4-under-par 33-34=67 and a total for the week of 15-under 269 at The Grove.
Lee Westwood hung up the early clubhouse lead on day one of the British Masters at The Grove with a 4-under-par 32-35=67 on Thursday.
After failing to justify his wildcard pick from good friend Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood will hope to respond to his Ryder Cup bruising with a title challenge at this week's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.
Lee Westwood has competed in very nearly one quarter of all Ryder Cups: this year at Hazeltine National Golf Club is his tenth start in the 41st match-up.
Ryder Cup-bound Lee Westwood completed 36 holes of the Italian Open in 1-under-par 70-71=141, missing the cut by two shots.
Lee Westwood heads to Golf Club Milano this week to tee it up in the Italian Open for the first time in 16 years.
Lee Westwood blitzed Crans-sur-Sierre for a bogey-free 7-under-par 30-33=63 in Sunday's final round at the Omega European Masters, leaping 21 spots on the leaderboard to finish solo fourth at 12-under 268, five behind winner Alex Noren.
European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke announced his three picks to round out the team, choosing Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood, and Thomas Pieters.
Lee Westwood will be making his 22nd appearance at this year’s 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.
Lee Westwood styled a 1-under-par 33-36=69 in the two-day third round of the 116th U.S. Open to reach 2-under 208, up four places to T3 with play still in progress.
Lee Westwood held the lead, swallowed six bogeys in nine holes and birdied two of the last three in an eventful second-round 2-over-par 36-36=72 at the U.S. Open which left him three off the pace.
Lee Westwood torched Oakmont Country Club with a 3-under-par 34-33=67 during the opening round of the 116th U.S. Open Championship, placing him one off the lead of Andrew Landry at the time he signed his card.
Three-time Nordea Masters champion Lee Westwood got his hunt for a record-breaking fourth title off to a great start with a 4-under-par 33-35=68 opening round.