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NEWPORT, Wales -- Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.
Woods shoots 69, just two shots back in Abu Dhabi Golf Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods roared into contention in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Friday, stringing together three birdies on the back nine to sit two shots behind surprise leader Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark.
27 Jan 2012 - 10:13am - 0 Comments
McIlroy, Karlsson share Abu Dhabi lead; bogey-free Woods three back
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods weathered putting woes to open his 2012 season with a 2-under 70 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Thursday, three shots behind clubhouse leaders Rory McIlroy and Robert Karlsson.
26 Jan 2012 - 8:36am - 0 Comments
Woods finally feels physically fit, eager to begin season in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Tiger Woods says he’s starting a season healthy for the first time in at least eight years.  
24 Jan 2012 - 11:17am - 0 Comments
Grace tops Els and Goosen in sudden death to win Volvo Golf Champions
GEORGE, South Africa -- South African Branden Grace beat his more experienced countrymen Ernie Els and Retief Goosen in a playoff to win the Volvo Golf Champions on Sunday.  
22 Jan 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Colsaerts catches up to Grace in third round of Volvo Golf Champions
GEORGE, South Africa -- Branden Grace of South Africa and Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium had contrasting third rounds in wet and windy conditions to share the lead at the Volvo Golf Champions on Saturday.
21 Jan 2012 - 11:57am - 0 Comments
Grace leads Volvo Champions by four in hunt for second straight victory
GEORGE, South Africa -- South African Branden Grace moved closer to consecutive European Tour victories as he claimed a four-stroke lead in Friday’s second round of the Volvo Golf Champions.  
20 Jan 2012 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Upstart Colsaerts four clear after new course record at Volvo Champions
GEORGE, South Africa -- Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts leads the Volvo Golf Champions by four strokes after surging clear of the field with a course-record 64 on Thursday at Fancourt.
19 Jan 2012 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments
Veenstra, Georgiou and da Silva earn British Open spots in Africa qualifier
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Africans Grant Veenstra and Andrew Georgiou will join Brazil’s Adilson da Silva at the British Open this summer after claiming the three spots up for grabs in the African edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) on Thursday.
19 Jan 2012 - 1:23pm - 0 Comments
Harrington, despite poor 2011 season, confident he will win more majors
Padraig Harrington, having fallen down to 89th in the world, still expects to win more majors in his career. Not just hopes to, but expects to.
18 Jan 2012 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Clarke off booze, in gym in effort to turn around disappointing end to 2011
Darren Clarke says he is a "lean, mean, fighting machine" ahead of his seasonal return in South Africa this week.
18 Jan 2012 - 1:22pm - 0 Comments
Sluiter leads Garcia by one after first day of British Open qualifier in Africa
Dutchman Tim Sluiter posted a 6-under 66 to Wednesday lead the first round of the British Open’s African edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.
18 Jan 2012 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Els begins 2012 at Volvo Champions needing to climb up world rankings
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
Steady Grace holds off charging Elson to win Joburg Open by one shot
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
Finch and Grace share lead as more rain halts third round of Joburg Open
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
Rock grabs Joburg Open lead before storms halt play second straight day
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
Elson, McGrane share Joburg Open lead on weather-interrupted first day
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
Schwartzel gunning for third straight win in his hometown Joburg Open
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
Townsend, Hall, Cullen earn spots in British Open via Australian qualifier
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
Basic and Gaunt share lead on Day 1 of British Open qualifier in Australia
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