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LONDON (AP) -- Rory McIlroy says he will continue to host the Irish Open until 2018 on behalf of his charity, with sponsorship also secured for the next three years.
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
As 2013 European Tour season begins, Grace looks to end his 2012 in style
JOHANNESBURG -- Branden Grace didn't have the year Rory McIlroy did. He'll probably take a repeat of 2012 just the same.
5 Dec 2012 - 1:22pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie leads by one shot at halfway point of Nedbank Golf Challenge
SUN CITY, South Africa -- Paul Lawrie of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 Friday for a one-shot lead after the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
30 Nov 2012 - 11:42am - 0 Comments
Parry romps to Q-School victory as 28 earn European Tour cards for 2013
GIRONA, Spain -- John Parry of England secured his return to the European Tour in swashbuckling style Thursday by winning the Q-School Final Stage by four shots courtesy of a 2-under par 70 in the sixth and final round.
29 Nov 2012 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
Parry pounces, takes four-shot lead on fifth day of European Tour Q-School
GIRONA, Spain -- John Parry of England carded a 6-under 66 – tied for the best round of the day – on a cold, wet Wednesday to move into a four-shot lead heading into the final day of the European Tour Q-School and end Estanislao Goya’s four-day reign at the s
28 Nov 2012 - 2:12pm - 0 Comments
Steady Sullivan joins Goya in lead after four days at European Q-School
GIRONA, Spain -- Estanislao Goya of Argentina remained at the top of the leaderboard after Tuesday’s fourth round of the six-round European Tour Q-School final at 12 under par.
27 Nov 2012 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Goya stays in front for third straight day at European Tour Q-School final
GIRONA, Spain -- Estanislao Goya continued his relentless form in the final stage of European Tour Q-School with a flying finish on Monday to cap a flawless 64 to stretch his lead to two as the marathon examination reached its halfway point at PGA Catalunya Resort.
26 Nov 2012 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
European Tour unveils 2103 schedule with 45 tournaments around globe
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The European Tour unveiled its 2013 schedule Sunday, with a minimum of 45 tournaments around the world.
25 Nov 2012 - 5:44pm - 0 Comments
Goya's lead shrinks to one shot after Day 2 of European Tour Q-School
GIRONA, Spain -- Estanislao "Tano" Goya clung on to his lead in the final stage of European Tour Q-School on Sunday, but the Argentine’s advantage was cut to just one stroke as several of his nearest rivals profited from more benign playing conditions during Da
25 Nov 2012 - 1:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy wins European Tour finale to put a cap on his amazing 2012 season
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy made five straight birdies down the stretch to overtake Justin Rose and win the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, ending a historic year in which the 23-year-old Northern Irishman won the PGA Championship as well as the mone
25 Nov 2012 - 12:16pm - 0 Comments
Goya leads by two after first round of European Tour Q-School final stage
GIRONA, Spain -- Argentina’s Estanislao “Tano” Goya made light work of testing conditions in northern Spain Saturday to claim a two-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Q-School finals at PGA Catalunya Resort.
24 Nov 2012 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy and Donald remain tied after third round of DP World Tour C'ship
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy sank a short birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday to remain tied with Luke Donald as the world's two top-ranked golfers pulled three shots clear of a star-studded field after the third round of the European Tour's seaso
24 Nov 2012 - 12:28pm - 0 Comments