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HOYLAKE, England -- There will be a horseshoe grandstand around the 18th green for the first time at a British Open as part of a number of course changes for this year's tournament at Hoylake.
Popular Irishman McGinley appears as favorite as 2014 Ryder Cup captain
Europe isn’t lacking potential captains for future Ryder Cups, but it appears popular Irishman Paul McGinley is in the driving seat for the role in 2014 at Gleneagles.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
At site of 2014 Ryder Cup, Monty dares to dream of one more moment
Colin Montgomerie is still hoping to play in the Ryder Cup one more time, six years after his last appearance on the European team.
23 Aug 2011 - 6:40pm - 0 Comments
McGinley again to captain Vivendi Trophy team; is Ryder Cup nod next?
Paul McGinley has a chance to further his claims to the European Ryder Cup captaincy in 2014 after being put in charge of the Great Britain and Ireland team again for the Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris on Sept. 15-18.
22 Aug 2011 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Fisher wins Czech Open by two over Lundberg, first European Tour victory
Oliver Fisher of England won the Czech Open, shooting a 3-under 69 on Sunday to finish two strokes ahead of Mikael Lundberg of Sweden and earn his first European Tour victory.
21 Aug 2011 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Finally happy with putter, O'Hara ties Fisher for lead on Czech Open Day 3
Steven O’Hara of Scotland shot a flawless 7-under 65 Saturday to share the lead after the third round of the European Tour’s Czech Open. O’Hara made seven birdies to join Oliver Fisher of England (68) at 10-under 206.
20 Aug 2011 - 6:47pm - 0 Comments
Lara and Lundberg share lead as rain interrupts second day at Czech Open
Jose Manuel Lara shot a 4-under 68 to move into a share of first place at the European Tour’s Czech Open on Friday after rain cut short the second round. Mikael Lundberg of Sweden, whose round was halted on No. 15, is also 7 under.
19 Aug 2011 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie, runner-up in 2010, grabs one- shot lead after Day 1 at Czech Open
Peter Lawrie of Ireland shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Czech Open on Thursday.
18 Aug 2011 - 2:56pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez wants Woods to return to form because he's 'very good for golf'
Miguel Angel Jimenez believes the lack of a dominant force in the world of golf makes it an exciting time for spectators -- but would still like to see Tiger Woods get back to his best.
17 Aug 2011 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
European Tour Notebook: Clarke is Golfer of Month for British Open win
Darren Clarke has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Month for July following his victory at the British Open. Clarke won his first major at the age of 42 at Royal St. George's, triumphing by three shots over Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.
6 Aug 2011 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Bahrain dropped from European Tour's 2012 schedule after civil unrest
The European Tour will not be returning to Bahrain next year. The second edition of the Volvo Golf Champions will not take place at Bahrain’s Royal Golf Club following political unrest in the Gulf kingdom, tour officials announced on Monday.
1 Aug 2011 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Dyson outduels Green on final hole to win Irish Open by one shot
Simon Dyson of England won the Irish Open by a stroke Sunday, capitalizing on a poor approach shot by Richard Green of Australia on the final hole.
31 Jul 2011 - 2:44pm - 0 Comments
McDowell and McIlroy stumble as three players share Irish Open lead
While Rory McIlroy bombed in his first event in Ireland since winning the U.S. Open, his playing partner David Howell shot a round-best 7-under 64 to take a share of the lead Saturday as the Irish Open reached the final stretch.
30 Jul 2011 - 2:55pm - 0 Comments
Siem eagles way to lead at Irish Open, Clarke misses cut in return to action
Darren Clarke failed to make the cut at the Irish Open on Friday, two weeks after he won the British Open for his first major title
29 Jul 2011 - 8:17pm - 0 Comments
Singh upstages Clarke and McIlroy to lead Irish Open by two strokes
Rory McIlroy showed his temperamental side after blowing an early lead and double-bogeying the 18th hole Thursday at the Irish Open, telling a TV commentator to "shut up."
28 Jul 2011 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
Major champions Clarke and McIlroy head field at rejuvenated Irish Open
After establishing Ireland as the current focal point of world golf, newly crowned British Open winner Darren Clarke, U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and two other local major winners have descended on Killarney for the rejuvenated Irish Open.
27 Jul 2011 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Harrington looking for better results after work with mental guru Rotella
Padraig Harrington begins his bid for a second Irish Open title on Thursday, hoping that his work with one of golf's best-known gurus can pay off for him just as it did for Darren Clarke.
27 Jul 2011 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Clarke tells critics of his post-Open celebration to 'get a life'
KILLARNEY, Ireland -- Darren Clarke has told those who criticized his British Open victory celebrations to "get a life."
27 Jul 2011 - 1:18pm - 0 Comments
Freak wind and island green make for scores rarely seen on major tours
All of a sudden, it seems such a shame that Bro Hof Slott Golf Club near Stockholm won’t be staging the 2018 Ryder Cup.
26 Jul 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
Noren cruises to Nordea Masters win as freakish winds send scores soaring
Alexander Noren of Sweden relied on his huge overnight lead to clinch the European Tour’s Nordea Masters title on Sunday, finishing seven shots clear despite a 5-over 77 in the final round.
24 Jul 2011 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments