European Tour

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland — Danny Willett won his third European Tour title after a one-shot victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick in the European Masters on Sunday.
Santos fires first-round 62 to grab Africa Open lead by two strokes
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Ricardo Santos of Portugal fired a 9-under 62 for a two-shot lead in the first round of the Africa Open on Thursday. Santos had five birdies going out and four birdies coming in for a flawless opening round at East London Golf Club.
13 Feb 2014 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
George Coetzee wins Joburg Open, earns Open Championship invite
JOHANNESBURG -- George Coetzee came from four shots back to win the Joburg Open, his first European Tour title, and a place at the British Open on a profitable Sunday for the South African.
9 Feb 2014 - 10:32am - 0 Comments
South African natives Aiken, Walters move into tie for Joburg Open lead
JOHANNESBURG -- Hometown players Thomas Aiken and Justin Walters moved into a tie for the lead at 17-under at the Joburg Open on Saturday as overnight pace-setters Edoardo Molinari and David Horsey lost ground.
8 Feb 2014 - 12:33pm - 0 Comments
Edoardo Molinari and Craig Lee share Joburg Open lead after second round
JOHANNESBURG – Edoardo Molinari and Craig Lee share the halfway lead at the Joburg Open on 11 under par, while David Horsey charged into contention with a 63 to sit a shot off the pace on Friday.    England's Horsey went 8 un
7 Feb 2014 - 2:46pm - 0 Comments
Edoardo Molinari in four-way tie for lead after first round of Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG – Edoardo Molinari was in a four-way tie for the first-round lead at the European Tour's Joburg Open with his 7-under-par 64 on Thursday.    The Italian, chasing a British Open place as well as his first title in
6 Feb 2014 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
Volvo World Match Play Champ'ship back to England for 50th anniversary
LONDON – The World Match Play Championship is returning to England for its 50th anniversary this year.    Organizers said on Wednesday it will be hosted Oct. 15-19 by the London Golf Club at Ash in the southeast county of Kent.
5 Feb 2014 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Stephen Gallacher wins Dubai Desert Classic as Rory McIlroy fades to ninth
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a final round 72 Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Emiliano Grillo of Argentina by one stroke.
2 Feb 2014 - 8:58am - 0 Comments
Gallacher shoots 63, surges past McIlroy into Dubai Desert Classic lead
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Defending champion Stephen Gallacher had seven birdies and an eagle on the back nine Saturday to surge past Rory McIlroy and take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
1 Feb 2014 - 9:18am - 0 Comments
McIlroy leads after two rounds, Woods stumbles
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Rory McIlroy hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 to regain the outright lead in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.  
31 Jan 2014 - 8:18am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy leads Dubai Desert Classic, Tiger Woods five shots back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Rory McIlroy took another step toward regaining his form Thursday with his lowest score in more than three years, a 9-under 63 while playing with Tiger Woods to take a two-shot lead in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  &
30 Jan 2014 - 3:18pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shoots 63 to lead in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  -- Rory McIlroy shot his lowest European Tour score in more than three years with a 9-under 63 Thursday to take a three-shot clubhouse lead in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
30 Jan 2014 - 6:40am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, at Dubai Desert Classic, says last Saturday's 79 was a fluke
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Tiger Woods doesn't sound too worried over matching his worst score in America on a course where he had won eight times.   ''I wouldn't read anything into what happened Saturday at Torrey
28 Jan 2014 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia wins Qatar Masters playoff with third-hole birdie
DOHA, Qatar -- Sergio Garcia birdied the third extra hole to beat Mikko Ilonen in a playoff Saturday and win the Qatar Masters for his second victory in three events.
25 Jan 2014 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
Webster, Cabrera-Bello tied for third-round lead at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain squandered a two-shot lead and finished tied with Steve Webster of England on top of the leaderboard heading to the final round of the Qatar Masters on Friday.
24 Jan 2014 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Rafael Cabrera-Bello leads Qatar Masters, John Daly tied for 10th place
DOHA, Qatar – Rafael Cabrera-Bello birdied four of his last five holes for a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on the European Tour.    The Spaniard had three
23 Jan 2014 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
George Coetzee leads Qatar Masters, Jason Dufner six shots off pace
DOHA, Qatar – George Coetzee of South Africa needed just 21 putts to shoot an 8-under-par 64 for a one-shot lead on the opening day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on Wednesday.    Coetzee eagled the par-5 10th hole and bird
22 Jan 2014 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner returns to Qatar, feeling better and keen to see more of world
DOHA, Qatar – From two golf tournaments in Hawaii this month, Jason Dufner picked up $314,000 in prize money – and bronchitis and pneumonia.    More than a week and 13 time zones later, the PGA Championship winner is feelin
21 Jan 2014 - 4:51pm - 0 Comments
Penalties prove to be the difference for Rory, Phil as Pablo Larrazabal wins
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates  -- Spain's Pablo Larrazabal shot a final round 67 to end a near three-year winless drought to capture the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Sunday.
19 Jan 2014 - 8:27am - 0 Comments
Mickelson's 63 shoots him into second place at Abu Dhabi HSBC
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Phil Mickelson surged up the leaderboard with a 9-under 63 to put himself in second place after the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, while Rory McIlroy was hit with a two-shot penalty for a rules infraction that dropped hi
18 Jan 2014 - 10:43am - 0 Comments