HOYLAKE, England – His once-comfortable lead gone, Rory McIlroy could have flinched. Instead, he blew everyone away. With a stunning display down the stretch, including a pair of
Ernie Els has a fight on his hands as he starts his 2012 season this week at the Volvo Golf Champions -- and he hasn’t been helped by a change in how the world rankings are figured.
17 Jan 2012 - 1:20pm - 0 Comments
South Africa’s Branden Grace won his first European Tour title Sunday with a par 72 for a one-shot victory at the Joburg Open. The tournament was co-sanctioned with southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
15 Jan 2012 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
England's Richard Finch chipped in for an eagle-3 on the eighth hole Saturday as he maintained his challenge on a rain-shortened third day in the Joburg Open. The tournament is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
14 Jan 2012 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
Englishman Robert Rock beat the weather Friday to take the second-round lead at the Joburg Open. The 34-year-old, chasing a second career win, shot a second-round 67 to hit the front just moments before a thunderstorm forced play to be abandoned for the day.
13 Jan 2012 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
England's Jamie Elson and Ireland's Damien McGrane share the clubhouse lead after weather interrupted Thursday’s first round of the Joburg Open. The tournament is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
12 Jan 2012 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Charl Schwartzel will be looking to make it a hat trick of victories when he launches the defense of his title at the Joburg Open on Thursday.
11 Jan 2012 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
Australians Aaron Townsend, Nick Cullen and Ashley Hall qualified for the 2012 British Open on Wednesday at the Australasian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ).
11 Jan 2012 - 2:34am - 0 Comments
Australians Neven Basic and Chris Gaunt shot 3-under-par 69s Tuesday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the 36-hole Australian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) tournament for this year's British Open.
9 Jan 2012 - 11:55pm - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen holed a 35-foot birdie putt on No. 17 to top fellow South African Tjaart van der Walt and retain his title at the Africa Open on Sunday.
8 Jan 2012 - 2:24pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion and overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen birdied three of his last four holes for a 6-under 67 Saturday to share the third-round lead at the Africa Open.
7 Jan 2012 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
The Irish Open will return to Royal Portrush in 2012, the first time in 59 years that the tournament will be staged north of the border.
6 Jan 2012 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Louis Oosthuizen fired an brilliant 11-under-par 62 Friday to take a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Africa Open. The event, co-sanctioned with southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour, is the opening event on the 2012 European Tour schedule.
6 Jan 2012 - 12:56pm - 0 Comments
South Africa’s Thomas Aiken shot a 9-under 64 Thursday at the Africa Open for a one-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour’s season-opening tournament.
5 Jan 2012 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy has decided not to declare which team he would represent in the Olympics until he has to. Two years ago, the 22-year-old said it would be Great Britain and Northern Ireland if he qualifies for golf's return to the Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
2 Jan 2012 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer admits that he struggled to cope with becoming the world No. 1 in 2011.
2 Jan 2012 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
A special tribute event at London’s Natural History Museum has raised almost $528,000 for the Seve Ballesteros Foundation.
2 Jan 2012 - 3:55pm - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen will be out to successfully defend his Africa Open title this week as the 2012 European Tour season gets under way.
2 Jan 2012 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
Few three-inch bogey putts are greeted quite as uproariously as the one that secured the 140th British Open for Darren Clarke. The popular Northern Irishman won a place in hearts around the world last summer as he defied the odds to win the most coveted prize in golf at the age of 42.
31 Dec 2011 - 2:37am - 0 Comments
If the greatest sporting victories blend pure talent and relentless determination with high drama and tear-jerking emotion, then the award for the United Kingdom's Sportsman of the Year in 2011 should have gone to Darren Clarke.
30 Dec 2011 - 12:58pm - 0 Comments
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