European Tour

MOSCOW – David Horsey birdied four of his final six holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the first round of the M2M Russian Open on the European Tour.    Former French Open tennis champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov,
Coetzee holds lead at Tshwane Open after lightning ends second-day play
CENTURION, South Africa -- Charl Coetzee shot a 7-under-par round of 65 on Friday to claim the clubhouse lead at the Tshwane Open before the threat of lightning suspended play for the day with roughly a third of the field still out on the course.
1 Mar 2013 - 12:33pm - 0 Comments
Amateur star Matsuyama among four to earn British Open spots from Asia
BANGKOK -- Hideki Matsuyama, Daisuke Maruyama, Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Ashun Wu will make their debuts in the British Open in July after capturing the four available spots in the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) on Friday.
1 Mar 2013 - 11:29am - 0 Comments
Fichardt leads Tshwane Open by one shot over Akesson after first round
CENTURION, South Africa -- Darren Fichardt of South Africa birdied the longest par-5 in European Tour history Thursday to lead the inaugural Tshwane Open by one stroke after the first round.
28 Feb 2013 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
Matsuyama tied for lead after first day of British Open qualifier in Asia
BANGKOK -- Two-time Asia-Pacific Amateur champion Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh fired 6-under rounds of 66 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the two-day Asian International Final Qualifying (IFQ) event for the British Open.
28 Feb 2013 - 10:18am - 0 Comments
Olazabal hails South Africa golf talent, says Spain's newest crop is struggling
CENTURION, South Africa -- Jose Maria Olazabal is envious of the production line of golf talent coming out of South Africa.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:44pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt taking it easy for Tshwane Open, played 10 minutes from home
CENTURION, South Africa -- For his eighth tournament in eight weeks, Darren Fichardt is understandably taking things a bit easier than normal ahead of the European Tour’s inaugural Tshwane Open, which gets underway on Thursday.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Otto raring to go at Tshwane Open after break for quality time with family
CENTURION, South Africa -- A little fresh air and some quality time with his family was all two-time European Tour champion Hennie Otto needed to get the competitive juices flowing again.
27 Feb 2013 - 3:14pm - 0 Comments
Thomas, Ryder Cup player and architect, honored by European Tour
LONDON -- Dave Thomas, a four-time Ryder Cup player and renowned course designer, has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour.
18 Feb 2013 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt wins Africa Open by two over Van Zyl despite late wobble
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Darren Fichardt survived a late wobble Sunday to win his fourth European Tour title by two shots after closing with a round of 71 on the final day of the Africa Open.
17 Feb 2013 - 12:16pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt and Van Zyl of South Africa share third-round lead at Africa Open
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- South Africans Darren Fichardt and Jaco Van Zyl are in a strong position to extend the host nation’s superb record in the Africa Open after moving into a share of the 54-hole lead on Saturday. 
16 Feb 2013 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
Da Silva leads Africa Open by three after playing 28 holes on second day
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Brazil’s Adilson Da Silva made light work of a 28-hole day on Friday to storm into a three-shot lead over local favorite Jaco Van Zyl at the halfway stage of the Africa Open at East London Golf Club.
15 Feb 2013 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Van Zyl leads Africa Open as wind wreaks havoc on play in first round
EAST LONDON, South Africa -- South African Jaco Van Zyl overcame blustery conditions and a suspension in play at East London Golf Club on Thursday to set the clubhouse lead of 6-under-par 66 in the weather-disrupted first round of the European Tour’s Africa Open.
14 Feb 2013 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
British Open tweaks its process for players to get in field via special lists
LOS ANGELES -- Players no longer will have to figure out special money lists to determine whether they can get into the British Open.
12 Feb 2013 - 11:58pm - 0 Comments
Sterne wins Joburg Open by seven strokes, Schwartzel finishes second
JOHANNESBURG -- Richard Sterne cruised to his first European Tour title in more than four years, winning the Joburg Open by seven shots on Sunday.
10 Feb 2013 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Sterne and Fisher share 54-hole lead at Joburg Open, five shots ahead of third
JOHANNESBURG -- South Africans Richard Sterne and Trevor Fisher Jr. each shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to move five shots ahead of the field at the Joburg Open.
9 Feb 2013 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
Fisher shoots 62 to tie Sterne for lead after second round of Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG -- Trevor Fisher Jr. shot a 9-under 62 and Richard Sterne had a 65 Friday to share the lead after the second round of the Joburg Open.
8 Feb 2013 - 11:59am - 0 Comments
Sterne and Kieffer share one-shot lead after first round of Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South African Richard Sterne and Germany's Maximilian Kieffer lead the way after Thursday’s opening day at the Joburg Open.
7 Feb 2013 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Schwartzel favored in Joburg Open after red-hot finish to his 2012 season
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel finds himself a red-hot favorite for his first tournament of 2013 after an amazing end to 2012.
6 Feb 2013 - 2:03pm - 0 Comments
Gallacher leads Dubai Desert Classic, breaks Woods' 54-hole scoring mark
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and break a three-round scoring record set by Tiger Woods 12 years ago.
2 Feb 2013 - 11:26am - 0 Comments