European Tour

VILAMOURA, Portugal — Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years.
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
Sterne keeps lead in Dubai Desert Classic, Garcia has shoulder pain
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Overnight leader Richard Sterne made a birdie on the 18th hole Friday to take a one-shot lead over Thorbjorn Olesen and two others after the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
1 Feb 2013 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
Sterne leads Gallacher by one after first round of Dubai Desert Classic
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Richard Sterne nearly broke the course record at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, shooting 10-under 62 in the first round to finish one shot ahead of Stephen Gallacher.
31 Jan 2013 - 11:41am - 0 Comments
Garcia, slump and eye issues behind him, looks for hot start in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Less than three years ago, Sergio Garcia was mired in a slump so prolonged that he missed out on the 2010 Ryder Cup team and saw his world ranking fall as low as 85th.
30 Jan 2013 - 2:27pm - 0 Comments
Brown, Jeffress and Dartnall get into British Open via Australia qualifier
MELBOURNE, Australia -- New Zealand’s Mark Brown will take his place in the 2013 British Open Championship at Muirfield after setting a new course record at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Wednesday during International Final Qualifying (IFQ) Australasia.
30 Jan 2013 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments
Westwood targets season-opening win in Dubai after offseason of change
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- He's got a new caddie and a new home in the United States. Lee Westwood hopes those changes translate into victories this year, starting with the Omega Dubai Desert Classic that begins Thursday.
29 Jan 2013 - 6:48pm - 1 Comments
Smith and Dartnall tied at halfway in British Open qualifier in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Amateur Cameron Smith is tied for the lead with fellow Australian Stephen Dartnall after Tuesday’s first round of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the 2013 British Open.
29 Jan 2013 - 12:21pm - 0 Comments