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A city of central Netherlands southeast of Amsterdam. It is a manufacturing and broadcasting center.
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(ˈhɪlvəsəm; Dutch ˈhɪlvərsym)
(Placename) a city in the central Netherlands, in North Holland province: Dutch radio and television centre. Pop: 83 000 (2003 est))
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(ˈhɪl vər səm)

a city in central Netherlands. 92,141.
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The two-time European Tour winner is proven at Hilversum (he opened with a 64 on his way to 26th spot last year and posted top-ten finishes in 2002 and 2003) and looks a dangerous dark horse.
USPGA champion Martin Kaymer told his fans to back him for the KLM Open and the flying German, advised at 12-1 pre-tournament by RPSPORT's Jeremy Chapman, did not let them down with a superb victory in Hilversum yesterday.
Kapur followed up his fine opening round with a two-underpar 68 in Hilversum and the Indian was 20-1 last night with Stan James to take the trophy tomorrow.
KLM OPEN Sky Sports 3, 10.30am FAVOURITE Martin Kaymer steps out at Hilversum today in his first start in Europe since becoming a Major champion and should get his KLM Open challenge off to a bright start by landing odds of 5-4 to beat Alvaro Quiros and Robert-Jan Derksen, writes Jeremy Chapman.
Chapman's top tipLouis Oosthuizen 30-1 THE winners of the last two major championships, Louis Oosthuizen and Martin Kaymer, head an impressive cast-list for the KLM Open at Hilversum, but whereas the USPGA champion is 12-1 favourite, the Open hero is available at a juicy 30-1.
THREE outsiders well worthy of consideration for finishing-position sells on the KLM Open at Hilversum are Jamie Donaldson, Thomas Bjorn and Thomas Aiken, writes Jeremy Chapman.
In Europe, the two latest Major champions, Martin Kaymer and Louis Oosthuizen, head the field for the KLM (Dutch) Open which moves back to long-established Hilversum after a four-year trot at Kennemer.
The Tour moves to Holland this week for the KLM Open at Hilversum.
HILVERSUM landed the touch of the night when taking the 1m1/2f seller under Stephen Donohoe, having been backed down from 33-1 to 13-2 on her first outing in 11 months.