DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- With Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggling, fifth-ranked Justin Rose and unheralded Jamie Donaldson had 5-under 67s Thursday for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
17 Jan 2013 - 5:17am - 2 Comments
This much could always be said about Tiger Woods. The richest man in golf played like he didn't have two nickels to rub together. Rory McIlroy appears to be cut from the same cloth. Even a cloth that now has a swoosh.
16 Jan 2013 - 12:08am - 1 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- The Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa marked the return of two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, who had not played in five months after finally having surgery on his back.
15 Jan 2013 - 7:00pm - 3 Comments
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The world's top golfers meet more often on the course these days, but neither No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy nor Tiger Woods is ready to call it their relationship a rivalry.
15 Jan 2013 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- Scott Jamieson won’t forget Durban in a hurry -- but not for all the right reasons now.
13 Jan 2013 - 11:23am - 0 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- One year after last-man-in Branden Grace won the Volvo Golf Champions, Scotland's Scott Jamieson could well do exactly the same thing on Sunday at Durban Country Club.
12 Jan 2013 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
DURBAN -- Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen had his wishes come true in Durban on Friday.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- Thongchai Jaidee shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead on the opening day of the Volvo Champions on Thursday.
10 Jan 2013 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- Branden Grace is serious about building on his breakthrough season in 2012, starting with the defense of his Volvo Golf Champions title this week.
9 Jan 2013 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
DURBAN, South Africa -- Seventeen years after making his professional debut on the European Tour in the FNB Players Championship, Padraig Harrington returns to Durban Country Club for this week’s Volvo Golf Champions.
8 Jan 2013 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- World No. 2 Luke Donald has his sights fixed firmly on a place in the record books alongside Colin Montgomerie next May by attempting to capture the BMW PGA Championship for a third consecutive year.
31 Dec 2012 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
MALAGA, Spain -- Spanish golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez has broken his right shinbone and will be sidelined for three to five months. Jimenez said in a statement Sunday that he had surgery on his leg after injuring it while skiing Saturday.
30 Dec 2012 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
LONDON -- The European Tour needs to take some steps to encourage European stars to play more in Europe, says Colin Montgomerie.
24 Dec 2012 - 12:35pm - 1 Comments
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Roger Chapman of England has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his historic two victories in senior major championships in 2012, Tour officials have announced.
22 Dec 2012 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
PARIS -- With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
22 Dec 2012 - 5:58pm - 1 Comments
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel was the runaway winner for the second time in a week as he coasted to a 12-shot victory at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday.
16 Dec 2012 - 1:14pm - 0 Comments
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
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
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
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