European Tour

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.
Ian Poulter grabs lead at Turkish Airlines Open before rain halts play
BELEK, Turkey – Ian Poulter picked up five shots through 14 holes of the second round to move into the lead of the Turkish Airlines Open before play was halted Friday because of the weather.    The Englishman holed a 40-foot putt
14 Nov 2014 - 2:10pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez grabs lead with a 63 at Turkish Airlines Open
BELEK, Turkey -- Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a one-stroke lead on the opening day of the Turkish Airlines Open.
13 Nov 2014 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
George O'Grady plans to step down as chief executive of European Tour
SHANGHAI – European Tour Chief Executive George O'Grady is stepping down after 10 years, saying it was a good time to leave after another overwhelming Ryder Cup success and enough "green shoots of recovery" across the tour.   
5 Nov 2014 - 2:44pm - 0 Comments
Marcel Siem survives three-man playoff to win wind-whipped BMW Masters
SHANGHAI -- Marcel Siem took the lead for the first time on the 16th hole Sunday and figured two pars would be enough for him to win the BMW Masters. He should have known it would never be that simple.
2 Nov 2014 - 6:48am - 0 Comments
Alexander Levy stretches BMW Masters lead to four over Donaldson
SHANGHAI -- Alexander Levy sent his 40-foot putt across the sixth green and down a steep ridge toward the cup, and when it curled in the left side, he turned toward his caddie with arms raised and a smile that lit up Lake Malaren on an overcast day.
1 Nov 2014 - 6:27am - 0 Comments
Nicolas Colsaerts builds one-shot lead at BMW Masters
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is among the longest hitters in golf. When he's hitting it straight, it can be a dangerous combination.
31 Oct 2014 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
France's Levy leads BMW Masters in China
SHANGHAI (AP) -- France's Alexander Levy had five straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the lead in the BMW Masters on Thursday.
30 Oct 2014 - 8:16am - 0 Comments
Thorbjorn Olesen scrambles over closing holes to win Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made a series of spectacular saves in defense of a shrinking lead to shoot a 1-under 71 Sunday and win the Perth International golf tournament by three shots.
26 Oct 2014 - 9:31am - 0 Comments
Thorbjorn Olesen grinds out third-round 67 to pad lead at Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Thorbjorn Olesen's bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament by three strokes after the third round.
25 Oct 2014 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
Whiteford grabs lead from Olesen after Day 2 at Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International on Friday.
24 Oct 2014 - 1:06pm - 0 Comments
Olesen, Wade set course record with 64s in first round of Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark and John Wade of Australia shot course-record 8-under 64s at the Lake Karrinyup Country Club to share the lead after the first round of the Perth International on Thursday.
23 Oct 2014 - 10:07am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner returns from injury at Perth International after three months
PERTH, Australia – Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the ISPS Handa Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf during which he ''totally detached'' himself from the sport and didn't watch any of the R
21 Oct 2014 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Mikko Ilonen wins World Match Play by knocking off top seed Henrik Stenson
ASH, England -- Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship.
19 Oct 2014 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
Scott Hend wins Hong Kong playoff; first Australian winner since 1983
HONG KONG -- Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.
19 Oct 2014 - 8:48am - 0 Comments
Mikko Ilonen, Henrik Stenson advance to World Match Play finals with wins
ASH, England -- Mikko Ilonen of Finland ended Joost Luiten's unbeaten run to set up a final later Sunday against top-seeded Henrik Stenson of Sweden at the World Match Play Championship.
19 Oct 2014 - 8:41am - 0 Comments
Luiten, Ilonen, Stenson, Coetzee reach World Match Play semifinals
ASH, England -- Joost Luiten extended his unbeaten run at the World Match Play Championship by easily defeating Spain's Pablo Larrazabal 6 and 5 Saturday to move into the semifinals.
18 Oct 2014 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Marcus Fraser fires 5-under 65, grabs third-round lead at Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 5-under 65 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Hong Kong Open, his first tournament after returning from an eight-month injury layoff.
18 Oct 2014 - 7:00am - 0 Comments
Stenson, Luiten reach quarterfinals undefeated at World Match Play
ASH, England -- Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship.
17 Oct 2014 - 2:25pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els celebrates birthday with two-stroke edge at Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Ernie Els grabbed control of the Hong Kong Open with a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark by carding a 5-under-par 65 on his birthday Friday.
17 Oct 2014 - 9:23am - 0 Comments