European Tour

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United States.
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Cabrera-Bello edges past Westwood to win Dubai Desert Classic by one shot
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rafael Cabrera-Bello held his nerve against a star-studded field Sunday to win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, shooting a 4-under 68 to beat Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher by one shot for his second European Tour victory.
12 Feb 2012 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
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Westwood passes McIlroy and Bjorn to take 54-hole lead in Dubai Desert
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Lee Westwood took advantage of some shaky play from Rory McIlroy and Thomas Bjorn to claim the third-round lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, one shot clear of first-round leader Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain and two others.
11 Feb 2012 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
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McIlroy and Bjorn share two-shot lead after Day 2 of Dubai Desert Classic
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Thomas Bjorn closed with two birdies to tie Rory McIlroy for the second-round lead at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, two shots clear of Martin Kaymer who moved into contention with his first hole-in-one on Friday.
10 Feb 2012 - 11:42am - 0 Comments
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McIlroy trails leader Cabrera-Bello by three after late rush in Dubai Desert
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rafael Cabrera-Bello made nine birdies in his first 11 holes to finish at 9-under 63 Thursday for a two-shot lead after the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Marcel Siem and Scott Jamieson each shot 65.
9 Feb 2012 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
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Rock, after beating Woods, confident heading into Dubai Desert Classic
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- After beating Tiger Woods at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship last week, rising star Robert Rock says he no longer fears playing against the big names.  
8 Feb 2012 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
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Westwood apologizes for swearing in Qatar after mom calls him on it
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Lee Westwood knew he was in trouble when his mother gave him a call after his final round at the Commercialbank Qatar Masters.
7 Feb 2012 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
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'Chippy' Lawrie chips in twice to win Qatar Masters for second time
DOHA, Qatar -- Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie – whose nickname is “Chippy” -- chipped in for an eagle and a birdie on his way to winning the wind-shortened Commercialbank Qatar Masters on Sunday, shooting a 7-under 65 to hold off the challenge of Ja
5 Feb 2012 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
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European Notebook: British Amateur champion receives spot in U.S. Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- The winner of the British Amateur will be awarded a place in the U.S. Open for the first time this year, U.S. Golf Association officials have announced.
4 Feb 2012 - 6:36pm - 0 Comments
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Lawrie takes lead in Qatar despite penalty for dropping ball on marker
DOHA, Qatar -- Paul Lawrie recovered from a penalty for dropping his ball on a marker to shoot a 5-under 67 Saturday and take a one-shot lead over Nicolas Colsaerts after the second round of the Commercialbank Qatar Masters.  
4 Feb 2012 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
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Qatar Masters cut to 54 holes after winds end play very early on Friday
DOHA, Qatar -- European Tour officials reduced the Commercialbank Qatar Masters to 54 holes when they called off play Friday after strong winds moved golf balls and blowing sand reduced visibility on several holes.  
3 Feb 2012 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
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Fernandez-Castano leads Daly by one at wind-whipped Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano finished with three straight birdies for a 6-under 66 Thursday at the Commercialbank Qatar Masters, overcoming wind and blowing sand to lead after the first round.  
2 Feb 2012 - 11:35am - 0 Comments
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Ryder Cup opponents McDowell and Mahan together again at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- No prizes for guessing what Graeme McDowell's mind will flash back to just before he starts the Commercialbank Qatar Masters on Thursday.
1 Feb 2012 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
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Woods falters as Rock wins Abu Dhabi Golf Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Robert Rock held his nerve Sunday to beat U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship for the biggest win of the Englishman’s career.  
29 Jan 2012 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
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Rock wins Abu Dhabi Championship as Woods' control abandons him
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Robert Rock held his nerve Sunday to beat U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship for the biggest win of the Englishman’s career.
29 Jan 2012 - 10:12am - 0 Comments
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After 6-under 66, Woods shares 54-hole lead with Rock in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to grab a share of the lead at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, the latest sign that the 14-time major winner is returning to form after ending a two-year victory drought.
28 Jan 2012 - 8:50am - 0 Comments
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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
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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
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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
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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