European Tour

HOYLAKE, England -- There will be a horseshoe grandstand around the 18th green for the first time at a British Open as part of a number of course changes for this year's tournament at Hoylake.
Jamieson leads by five at Volvo Golf Champions, can win two in a row
DURBAN, South Africa -- One year after last-man-in Branden Grace won the Volvo Golf Champions, Scotland's Scott Jamieson could well do exactly the same thing on Sunday at Durban Country Club.
12 Jan 2013 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen grabs one-shot lead on second day at Volvo Golf Champions
DURBAN -- Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen had his wishes come true in Durban on Friday.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
Jaidee takes three-shot lead over Els and Oosthuizen at Volvo Champions
DURBAN, South Africa -- Thongchai Jaidee shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead on the opening day of the Volvo Champions on Thursday.
10 Jan 2013 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Grace determined to repeat 2012 feats, starting at Volvo Golf Champions
DURBAN, South Africa -- Branden Grace is serious about building on his breakthrough season in 2012, starting with the defense of his Volvo Golf Champions title this week.
9 Jan 2013 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Harrington returns to Durban, site of his promising career start 17 years ago
DURBAN, South Africa -- Seventeen years after making his professional debut on the European Tour in the FNB Players Championship, Padraig Harrington returns to Durban Country Club for this week’s Volvo Golf Champions.
8 Jan 2013 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Donald already looking at BMW PGA Championship triple
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- World No. 2 Luke Donald has his sights fixed firmly on a place in the record books alongside Colin Montgomerie next May by attempting to capture the BMW PGA Championship for a third consecutive year.
31 Dec 2012 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez breaks leg skiing, will be out of action for three to five months
MALAGA, Spain -- Spanish golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez has broken his right shinbone and will be sidelined for three to five months. Jimenez said in a statement Sunday that he had surgery on his leg after injuring it while skiing Saturday.
30 Dec 2012 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
European Tour needs to keep its stars playing at home, says Montgomerie
LONDON -- The European Tour needs to take some steps to encourage European stars to play more in Europe, says Colin Montgomerie.
24 Dec 2012 - 12:35pm - 1 Comments
Chapman receives honorary life membership of European Tour
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Roger Chapman of England has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his historic two victories in senior major championships in 2012, Tour officials have announced.
22 Dec 2012 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
European financial problems unleash plenty of hurt on golf events in Spain
PARIS -- With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
22 Dec 2012 - 5:58pm - 1 Comments
Schwartzel wins Alfred Dunhill by 12 shots, for eighth European Tour title
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel was the runaway winner for the second time in a week as he coasted to a 12-shot victory at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday.
16 Dec 2012 - 1:14pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel races out to 10-shot lead after third round at Alfred Dunhill
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel shot an 8-under 64 Saturday to take a 10-stroke lead after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship and move to the brink of back-to-back titles.
15 Dec 2012 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel shares second-round lead with Bourdy at Alfred Dunhill C'ship
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel shot an 8-under 64 Friday, surging into a share of the lead after two rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
14 Dec 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Bourdy leads Schwartzel by one shot at Alfred Dunhill in South Africa
MALELANE, South Africa -- Frenchman Gregory Bourdy held a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday, with a revived Charl Schwartzel one of six players tied for second just behind him.
13 Dec 2012 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel makes extra effort to play Alfred Dunhill, one of his top stops
MALELANE, South Africa -- After an amazing 11-shot win in Thailand on Sunday, Charl Schwartzel has returned to one of his favorite courses in search of more success this week.
12 Dec 2012 - 2:46pm - 1 Comments
Jamieson wins Nelson Mandela title on second hole of three-man playoff
DURBAN, South Africa -- Scotland's Scott Jamieson won his first European Tour title on Sunday, beating England's Steve Webster and Spain's Eduardo de la Riva in a playoff after the season-opening Nelson Mandela Championship was reduced to a 36-hole shootout be
9 Dec 2012 - 1:46pm - 1 Comments
Clark and Madsen lead after two-day rain delay at Nelson Mandela C'ship
DURBAN, South Africa -- Morten Orum Madsen made a late charge to match Tim Clark's 5-under 60 and share the first-round lead at the European Tour's rain-delayed season-opening Nelson Mandela Championship on Saturday.
8 Dec 2012 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Rain prevents play for second straight day at Nelson Mandela Championship
DURBAN, South Africa -- The start of the European Tour's season-opening Nelson Mandela Championship has been delayed for a second straight day after heavy rain left most of the course at Royal Durban Country Club under water again on Friday.
7 Dec 2012 - 11:47am - 0 Comments
Nelson Mandela Championship first round postponed to Friday by rain
DURBAN, South Africa -- Rain has washed out the opening day of the 2013 European Tour season at the inaugural Nelson Mandela Championship.
6 Dec 2012 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments