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.
Seventeen years after they faced each other in a playoff at the 1995 British Open, John Daly and Costantino Rocca are playing partners again on Thursday at the start of the Sicilian Open on the European Tour.
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Michael Hoey put himself back into the hunt for a Ryder Cup spot with a three-stroke victory at the Hassan II Trophy on Sunday.
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Italian teenager Matteo Manassero stayed in the running for the Masters on Saturday by moving to within a stroke of the leader before darkness halted play in the third round of the Hassan II Trophy on the European Tour.
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Phillip Price of Wales shot a 6-under 66 Friday to lead the Hassan II Trophy on the European Tour by a stroke after strong wind and thunder delayed the start of the second round by 5 1/2 hours. Price’s last victory came at the 2003 European Open in Ireland.
23 Mar 2012 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
Eleven shots on one hole has almost certainly ended Robert Rock's hopes of celebrating his 25th birthday at the Masters in two weeks.
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Robert Rock of England and Matteo Manassero of Italy are both playing the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco this week needing a win to qualify for the Masters next month.
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John Daly returns to the European Tour for the Hassan II Trophy this week, confident he’s recovered from an injury to his right elbow.
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Felipe Aguilar of Chile will become the first non-European golfer to sit on the European Tour's prestigious Tournament Players Committee in May.
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British Open champion Darren Clarke and Javier Ballesteros, the son of the late Seve Ballesteros, have been denied the chance to compete in Mallorca because the Iberdrola Open in May has been canceled.
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Julien Quesne, a little known player from France, tied the course record with an 8 under 64 Sunday to capture his first European Tour title at the Andalucia Open.
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Unheralded Spaniard Eduardo De la Riva will take a one-stroke lead into Sunday’s final round of the Andalucia Open.
17 Mar 2012 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez has hopes of becoming the European Tour's oldest-ever winner this weekend -- thanks to the circuit's youngest-ever winner throwing the Andalucia Open wide open on Friday.
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Miguel Angel Jimenez plans to keep contributing money from his own pocket to ensure the survival of the Andalucia Open.
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Paul Lawrie has pulled out of his Andalucia Open title defense this week because of illness -- and that could leave him sweating out a place in the Masters next month.
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CHONBURI, Thailand -- India’s Anirban Lahiri earned his major debut at the 2012 British Open Friday after shooting a final round 5-under-par 67 to win the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ).
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Anirban Lahiri of India continued his recent good form with an opening-round of 4-under-par 68 Thursday to share the overnight lead with Jonathan Moore of the United States at the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the 2012 British Open.
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Former British Open champion Ben Curtis was just happy to be playing in Dubai a week ago after poor form last season cost him his PGA Tour card. The American missed the cut in more than half of the PGA Tour events he played in 2011 and he hasn’t had a win since 2006.
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Jbe Kruger claimed his breakthrough European Tour victory at the Avantha Masters Sunday on a day that saw Scotland's Peter Whiteford disqualified late in the third round for moving his ball.
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NEW DELHI, India -- Jbe Kruger of South Africa shot a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Avantha Masters to take a one-shot lead in the European Tour event.
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