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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.
McIlroy tied with Donald after two days at DP World Tour Championship
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy moved to the top of the leaderboard with a 5-under 67 Friday in the second round of the European Tour's season-ending Dubai World Championship.
23 Nov 2012 - 12:09pm - 0 Comments
Donald shoots 65 to lead DP World Tour Championship, McIlroy two back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Luke Donald shot a 7-under 65 in the opening round of the DP World Champion on Thursday to lead Rory McIlroy and two others by one stroke, setting up a potential showdown between the world's top two golfers at the season-ending tournamen
22 Nov 2012 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
All 12 European Ryder Cup heroes reunited for first time since Medinah
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- For the first time since that memorable week in Chicago, Europe's Ryder Cup heroes are all back together in Dubai this week.
21 Nov 2012 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie looks to end 2012 as his best year ever, not his last chance to win
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Paul Lawrie has the chance this week to make his 21st season on the European Tour his best yet -- but he does not see it as his last chance.
21 Nov 2012 - 12:25pm - 0 Comments
Poulter and Donald look for strong finish in Dubai, in McIlroy's shadow
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- With the buzz around top-ranked Rory McIlroy, some of the other big names playing at the European Tour’s DP World Tour Championship can be forgotten.
21 Nov 2012 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
European Tour should look into Fed Ex Cup-style playoff, says Donald
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Luke Donald hopes to end his season with a bang this week. He also wants to give the European Tour something to think about.
20 Nov 2012 - 1:21pm - 0 Comments
Top-ranked McIlroy looks to end his year with win at European Tour finale
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Even after wrapping up the European Tour money title a couple weeks ago, top-ranked Rory McIlroy still has plenty to play for when he tees off Thursday at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
20 Nov 2012 - 1:12pm - 0 Comments
Stenson wins South African Open by three for his first victory in three years
JOHANNESBURG -- Henrik Stenson held on to his three-shot overnight lead to win the South African Open on Sunday and end a three-year wait for a tournament title.
18 Nov 2012 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez becomes oldest European Tour winner with Hong Kong triumph
HONG KONG -- Miguel Angel Jimenez became the oldest European Tour winner on Sunday by shooting a 5-under 65 to capture his third UBS Hong Kong Open title.
18 Nov 2012 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Stenson leads hard-charging Coetzee by three at South African Open
JOHANNESBURG -- Henrik Stenson closed in on a first tournament win in three years Saturday, taking a three-shot lead into the final round of the South African Open despite George Coetzee shooting a course-record 63.
17 Nov 2012 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez ties Campbell for third-round lead at UBS Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain shot a 2-under 68 to share the third-round lead with New Zealand's Michael Campbell at the UBS Hong Kong Open on Saturday.
17 Nov 2012 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy reaffirms plan to cut schedule back in 2013 after latest missed cut
HONG KONG -- World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has vowed to cut back his competitive schedule next year after the disappointment of missing the cut in his defense of the UBS Hong Kong Open.
17 Nov 2012 - 2:37am - 0 Comments
Stenson leads by four at South African Open, where rain halts second round
JOHANNESBURG -- Henrik Stenson opened up a four-shot lead at the South African Open with a second-round 65 on Friday before play was suspended for the day because of an electrical storm.
16 Nov 2012 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy misses UBS Hong Kong Open cut after believing he would contend
HONG KONG -- Top-ranked Rory McIlroy double bogeyed his last hole Friday to be assured of missing the cut in his defense of the UBS Hong Kong Open.
16 Nov 2012 - 1:07am - 0 Comments
Bremner leads South African Open by two strokes after tying course record
JOHANNESBURG -- Merrick Bremner of South Africa birdied six of his first nine holes, shooting an 8-under 64 Thursday to tie the course record in the opening round of the South African Open.
15 Nov 2012 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy nine shots behind leader after first round in UBS Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG -- Defending champion Rory McIlroy finished nine shots behind leader Javier Colomo after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open on Thursday. McIlroy admitted to feeling lethargic after shooting a 3-over 73.
15 Nov 2012 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
McIlroy eager to make history with second straight Hong Kong Open win
HONG KONG -- Only one golfer has successfully retained the Hong Kong Open title in 53 years. Rory McIlroy wants to be the second.
14 Nov 2012 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
Grace aims to win South African Open to cap breakthrough season
JOHANNESBURG -- After winning four times in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, South Africa's Branden Grace can cap it with a title he prizes above all: His home country's national open.
14 Nov 2012 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy wants solid finish to 2012 season, even with money titles in bag
HONG KONG -- The pressure is off Rory McIlroy on the European Tour money list. He's clinched it with two tournaments to go, two tournaments he'd love to own to cap off a stellar year.
13 Nov 2012 - 5:41pm - 0 Comments