European Tour

FIANO, Italy -- Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum.
Ye, 12, ready to set age record when he tees it up in Volvo China Open
TIANJIN, China -- First the Masters at age 14. Now the European Tour at 12. When Ye Wo-cheng tees off at the China Open on Thursday, he'll be the youngest in a European Tour event at 12 years, 242 days.
1 May 2013 - 1:49pm - 0 Comments
British Open at Muirfield to have fewer exemptions, lengthened layout
MUIRFIELD, Scotland – British Open organizers have reduced the number of exemptions into this year's event at Muirfield after almost having too many players last year at Royal Lytham.
29 Apr 2013 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
Rumford wins Ballantine's title with eagle on first hole of sudden death
SEOUL, South Korea -- Brett Rumford of Australia eagled the first hole of a three-way playoff Sunday to win the Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
28 Apr 2013 - 1:52pm - 0 Comments
Noren leads by one shot after third round of Ballantine's Championship
SEOUL, South Korea -- Alex Noren of Sweden leads by one stroke at the Ballantine's Championship after shooting a 3-under 69 in the third round following his earlier 67 in the rain-delayed second round Saturday.
27 Apr 2013 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments
Ormsby and Vongvanij tied after second day of weather-hit Ballantine's
SEOUL, South Korea -- Wade Ormsby birdied two of his closing three holes Friday to share the clubhouse lead with Arnond Vongvanij in the second round of the rain-affected Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
26 Apr 2013 - 12:55pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen one off clubhouse lead at foggy Ballantine's Championship
SEOUL, South Korea -- Five players hold the clubhouse lead after shooting 5-under 67s on Thursday in the incomplete first round of the fog-affected Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
25 Apr 2013 - 4:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy's choice for Olympic team might be determined by precedence
CRAIL, Scotland -- Royal & Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson is looking into regulations that could keep Rory McIlroy from having to make a difficult choice about which nation he represents in the 2016 Olympics. 
23 Apr 2013 - 7:37pm - 0 Comments
Royal & Ancient won't 'bully' golf clubs to admit women members
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Just because the home of the Masters now has female members, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club has no plans to pressure the all-male clubs in the British Open rotation to change their membership policies. 
23 Apr 2013 - 7:24pm - 0 Comments
Jacquelin wins Spanish Open in nine- hole playoff, tying record for length
VALENCIA, Spain -- Raphael Jacquelin had to sink a putt on 18th hole of the Parador de El Saler course 10 times on Sunday before finally being crowned the winner of the Spanish Open. 
21 Apr 2013 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
Warren leads Spanish Open by two shots over Lee after third round
VALENCIA, Spain -- Marc Warren of Scotland shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to take a two-shot lead after the third round of the Spanish Open on the European Tour. 
20 Apr 2013 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
Uihlein leads Spanish Open by one over three pursuers after second round
VALENCIA, Spain -- Peter Uihlein of the United States shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Spanish Open. Uihlein had six birdies and two bogeys on the Parador de El Saler course, leaving him at 6-under 138.
19 Apr 2013 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
Madsen, Stal and Aguilar share lead after first round of Spanish Open
VALENCIA, Spain -- Challenge Tour graduates Morten Orum Madsen and Gary Stal showed their European Tour credentials on Thursday as they joined Chile’s Felipe Aguilar in a three-way tie for the lead after the first round of the Spanish Open.
18 Apr 2013 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Siem wins Hassan II Trophy in wire -to-wire fashion, awaits Masters fate
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Hassan II Trophy on Sunday to all but confirm his debut appearance at the Masters.
31 Mar 2013 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
Siem extends his Hassan II Trophy lead to four shots after third round
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem remains on course to lift the Hassan II Trophy after increasing his lead to four shots at the end of the third round on Saturday.
30 Mar 2013 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Siem keeps three-shot lead at Hassan II Trophy, Masters hopes still alive
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem maintained his three-shot lead at the Hassan II Trophy on Friday after a 4-under-par 68 in his second round to further boost his Masters push.
29 Mar 2013 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Siem leads Hassan II Trophy after first round, has chance to get into Masters
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem of Germany surged into the first-round lead at the Hassan II Trophy on Thursday with an 8-under-par 64 to boost his Masters hopes.
28 Mar 2013 - 5:25pm - 0 Comments
Molinari confident about his Masters chances at Hassan II Trophy event
AGADIR, Morocco -- Francesco Molinari is targeting a victory in the Hassan II Trophy after playing in the pre-tournament pro-am with the Crown Prince of Morocco, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid.
27 Mar 2013 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Hoey happy to return to 'James Bond' course to defend Hassan II Trophy
AGADIR, Morocco -- Michael Hoey is ready to return to the 'James Bond setting' of the Golf du Palais Royal this week.
26 Mar 2013 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
Aphibarnrat wins Maybank Malaysian Open by one shot over Molinari
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand shot a 2-under 70 on Sunday to beat Edoardo Molinari by a stroke and win a Maybank Malaysian Open shortened to 54 holes after constant rain interruptions.
24 Mar 2013 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments