LONDON (AP) -- Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
One of the perks Rich Beem received for winning the 2002 PGA Championship at Hazeltine was a 10-year exemption on the European Tour. He never used it because he didn't need it -- until now.
25 Apr 2012 - 12:19am - 0 Comments
Badly-behaved golfers should be named and shamed, and not afforded the privacy given to them by the tours they play on, according to R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson.
23 Apr 2012 - 5:34pm - 0 Comments
Spectators will be able to use mobile phones at the British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes this summer, the R&A said on Monday. A decision has been taken to remove the ban that has been in place since 2006 in order to enhance the experience for the general public.
23 Apr 2012 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
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