European Tour

SHANGHAI (AP) — With two Chinese golfers tied for the lead going into the final round of the Volvo China Open, there was a good chance one of them would break new ground by becoming the first from the country to capture a European Tour title on home soil.
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Ryder Cup's shadow looms large over Volvo World Match Play showdown
CASARES, Spain -- With the Ryder Cup a little more than four months away, Europe's top players couldn't pick a better tournament to impress team Captain Jose Maria Olazabal than this week's Volvo World Match Play Championship in southern Spain.
15 May 2012 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
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Santos makes history for Portugal with victory in Madeira Islands Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Ricardo Santos shot a spectacular closing 63 on Sunday to give Portugal its first European Tour win in 20 years, and its first win ever on home soil.
13 May 2012 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
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Del Moral takes control of Madeira Open after nine straight one-putts
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Spaniard Carlos Del Moral knocked two strokes off his previous best European Tour round on Saturday and is in control of the Madeira Islands Open with a round to go.
12 May 2012 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
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Wilson stays bogey-free, leads by one after 36 holes at Madeira Islands Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson leads a European Tour event for the first time since November 2008 after shooting a 7-under-par 65 in the second round of the Madeira Islands Open on Friday.
11 May 2012 - 3:19pm - 0 Comments
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Former Ryder Cup player Wilson two behind Velasco at Madeira Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson, nine times a runner-up on the European Tour without ever winning, has given himself another chance to change that.
10 May 2012 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
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Dougherty not afraid of failing, trying to build confidence after losing card
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Nick Dougherty returns from a six-week absence from competition looking forward to the birth of his first child and playing without a fear of failure.
9 May 2012 - 11:44pm - 0 Comments
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Madeira Islands Open presents chance for players in dire need of success
MADEIRA, Portugal -- There is only one European Tour event all year with less money on offer than this week's Madeira Islands Open -- but victory would still mean an awful lot to every player teeing off.
9 May 2012 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
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Molinari rallies from four back to win Spanish Open, first win in 18 months
SEVILLE, Spain -- Francesco Molinari finally returned to his winning ways -- and he did it with one of the finest rounds of his career.
6 May 2012 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
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Dyson leads Spanish Open, but final- hole double bogey keeps things close
SEVILLE, Spain -- Simon Dyson double-bogeyed the last hole Saturday to throw the race for the Spanish Open wide open again with a round to go.
5 May 2012 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
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Bourdy birdies four of last six holes to grab 36-hole lead in Spanish Open
SEVILLE, Spain -- Gregory Bourdy, with only one top-10 finish in the past year, leads the Reale Seguros Spanish Open at the halfway stage.
4 May 2012 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
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Micheel surprises even himself, grabs one-shot lead at Spanish Open
SEVILLE, Spain -- Shaun Micheel rediscovered the form that won him a major title nine years ago on Thursday, and leads the Reale Seguros Spanish Open in wet and windy Seville.
3 May 2012 - 3:28pm - 0 Comments
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Lawrie aims to improve Ryder Cup standing at Spanish Open this week
SEVILLE, Spain -- Paul Lawrie has a golden opportunity this week to move a big step closer to his first Ryder Cup berth in 13 years. But the 43-year-old Scot didn’t have the greatest of starts to his week as he set off for the Spanish Open.
2 May 2012 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
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Larrazabal hopes win on mini-tour will pay off for him in Spanish Open
SEVILLE, Spain -- After winning last week for the first time on home soil, Pablo Larrazabal hopes it will lead to success in this week's Spanish Open.
1 May 2012 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments
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Wiesberger earns first European Tour win at Ballantine's Championship
Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot a final-round 4-under 68 on Sunday to earn his first European Tour victory with a five-stroke win at the Ballantine's Championship.
29 Apr 2012 - 1:12pm - 0 Comments
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Wiesberger ties own course record, opens up five-shot lead at Ballantine's
ICHEON, South Korea -- Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot a second straight 7-under 65 Saturday to open up a five-shot lead after the third round of the Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
28 Apr 2012 - 11:17am - 0 Comments
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Wiesberger fires course record to lead Ballantine's Championship at halfway
Bernd Wiesberger shot a course record 7-under 65 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Marcus Fraser after the second round of the Ballantine's Championship.
27 Apr 2012 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
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Dubuisson handles cold, wind to lead Casey at Ballantine's Championship
Victor Dubuisson of France overcame tough scoring conditions to shoot a 4-under 68 Thursday and take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
26 Apr 2012 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
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Clarke turns focus back to golf after wedding at Ballantine's Championship
Newlywed Darren Clarke hopes he can stop his slide down the world rankings at this week's Ballantine's Championship.
25 Apr 2012 - 11:12am - 0 Comments
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R&A spends $16 million to toughen and tighten all British Open courses
Royal and Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson says the St. Andrews-based organization has invested $16 million in toughening and tightening all courses used to host the British Open, including lengthening the courses for the 2012 and 2013 editions.
25 Apr 2012 - 12:39am - 0 Comments