European Tour

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Justin Rose will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the season-ending Tour Championship as he attempts to win a third straight title on the European Tour and a second career Race to Dubai crown.
Ye, 12, misses cut in Volvo China Open, Ilonen leads after second round
TIANJIN, China -- The youngest player to compete on the European Tour missed the cut in the Volvo China Open on Friday, while Mikko Ilonen of Finland tied the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a three-shot lead.
3 May 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Ye, 12, ready to set age record when he tees it up in Volvo China Open
TIANJIN, China -- First the Masters at age 14. Now the European Tour at 12. When Ye Wo-cheng tees off at the China Open on Thursday, he'll be the youngest in a European Tour event at 12 years, 242 days.
1 May 2013 - 1:49pm - 0 Comments
British Open at Muirfield to have fewer exemptions, lengthened layout
MUIRFIELD, Scotland – British Open organizers have reduced the number of exemptions into this year's event at Muirfield after almost having too many players last year at Royal Lytham.
29 Apr 2013 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
Rumford wins Ballantine's title with eagle on first hole of sudden death
SEOUL, South Korea -- Brett Rumford of Australia eagled the first hole of a three-way playoff Sunday to win the Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
28 Apr 2013 - 1:52pm - 0 Comments
Noren leads by one shot after third round of Ballantine's Championship
SEOUL, South Korea -- Alex Noren of Sweden leads by one stroke at the Ballantine's Championship after shooting a 3-under 69 in the third round following his earlier 67 in the rain-delayed second round Saturday.
27 Apr 2013 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments
Ormsby and Vongvanij tied after second day of weather-hit Ballantine's
SEOUL, South Korea -- Wade Ormsby birdied two of his closing three holes Friday to share the clubhouse lead with Arnond Vongvanij in the second round of the rain-affected Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
26 Apr 2013 - 12:55pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen one off clubhouse lead at foggy Ballantine's Championship
SEOUL, South Korea -- Five players hold the clubhouse lead after shooting 5-under 67s on Thursday in the incomplete first round of the fog-affected Ballantine's Championship on the European Tour.
25 Apr 2013 - 4:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy's choice for Olympic team might be determined by precedence
CRAIL, Scotland -- Royal & Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson is looking into regulations that could keep Rory McIlroy from having to make a difficult choice about which nation he represents in the 2016 Olympics. 
23 Apr 2013 - 7:37pm - 0 Comments
Royal & Ancient won't 'bully' golf clubs to admit women members
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Just because the home of the Masters now has female members, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club has no plans to pressure the all-male clubs in the British Open rotation to change their membership policies. 
23 Apr 2013 - 7:24pm - 0 Comments
Jacquelin wins Spanish Open in nine- hole playoff, tying record for length
VALENCIA, Spain -- Raphael Jacquelin had to sink a putt on 18th hole of the Parador de El Saler course 10 times on Sunday before finally being crowned the winner of the Spanish Open. 
21 Apr 2013 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
Warren leads Spanish Open by two shots over Lee after third round
VALENCIA, Spain -- Marc Warren of Scotland shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to take a two-shot lead after the third round of the Spanish Open on the European Tour. 
20 Apr 2013 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
Uihlein leads Spanish Open by one over three pursuers after second round
VALENCIA, Spain -- Peter Uihlein of the United States shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Spanish Open. Uihlein had six birdies and two bogeys on the Parador de El Saler course, leaving him at 6-under 138.
19 Apr 2013 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
Madsen, Stal and Aguilar share lead after first round of Spanish Open
VALENCIA, Spain -- Challenge Tour graduates Morten Orum Madsen and Gary Stal showed their European Tour credentials on Thursday as they joined Chile’s Felipe Aguilar in a three-way tie for the lead after the first round of the Spanish Open.
18 Apr 2013 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Siem wins Hassan II Trophy in wire -to-wire fashion, awaits Masters fate
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Hassan II Trophy on Sunday to all but confirm his debut appearance at the Masters.
31 Mar 2013 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
Siem extends his Hassan II Trophy lead to four shots after third round
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem remains on course to lift the Hassan II Trophy after increasing his lead to four shots at the end of the third round on Saturday.
30 Mar 2013 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Siem keeps three-shot lead at Hassan II Trophy, Masters hopes still alive
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem maintained his three-shot lead at the Hassan II Trophy on Friday after a 4-under-par 68 in his second round to further boost his Masters push.
29 Mar 2013 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Siem leads Hassan II Trophy after first round, has chance to get into Masters
AGADIR, Morocco -- Marcel Siem of Germany surged into the first-round lead at the Hassan II Trophy on Thursday with an 8-under-par 64 to boost his Masters hopes.
28 Mar 2013 - 5:25pm - 0 Comments
Molinari confident about his Masters chances at Hassan II Trophy event
AGADIR, Morocco -- Francesco Molinari is targeting a victory in the Hassan II Trophy after playing in the pre-tournament pro-am with the Crown Prince of Morocco, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid.
27 Mar 2013 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Hoey happy to return to 'James Bond' course to defend Hassan II Trophy
AGADIR, Morocco -- Michael Hoey is ready to return to the 'James Bond setting' of the Golf du Palais Royal this week.
26 Mar 2013 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments