Westwood shakes off Ryder Cup, one shot back at British Masters

Updated: September 25, 2008, 2:57 PM ET

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England -- Defending champion Lee Westwood shrugged off the disappointment of last week's Ryder Cup defeat to move within a shot of the lead with a 4-under-par 68 in the British Masters first round on Thursday.

The Briton, despite suffering fatigue at the end of his round, claimed a share of third place behind joint leaders Marcus Fraser of Australia and Sweden's Mikael Lundberg.

Westwood picked up only one point in Europe's Ryder Cup defeat by the ...

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