VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United States.
Sam Hutsby maintained his lead in the European Tour’s Qualifying School Final Stage on Sunday as he followed up his stunning opening round of 60 with a 3-under-par 69 on the Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya Resort, leaving him two shots clear of English compatriot Andy Sullivan.
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No. 1-ranked Luke Donald made history Sunday in becoming the first golfer to win both the American and European money titles, shooting a 6-under 66 to finish third at the Dubai World Championship and see off his nearest rival Rory McIlroy in the Race to Dubai.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:12pm - 1 Comments
Alvaro Quiros holed a 40-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to clinch a two-shot win over 1999 British Open champion Paul Lawrie at the Dubai World Championship on Sunday as No. 1-ranked Luke Donald became the first golfer to win both the PGA Tour and European Tour money titles.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy is pulling out of the upcoming Thailand Golf Championship as he continues to recover from the lingering effects of dengue fever.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
England’s Sam Hutsby was in red-hot form in Saturday’s opening-day play of the European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage at PGA Catalunya Resort, where he holds a three-shot lead after shooting a 10-under-par 60 on the Tour Course.
10 Dec 2011 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Top-ranked Luke Donald is on the verge of becoming the first golfer to win the European and American money titles, shooting a 6-under 66 Saturday in the third round of the Dubai World Championship.
10 Dec 2011 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy's bid for the Race To Dubai title was in doubt after he hit into the water on 18 and finished five shots off the lead halfway through the Dubai World Championship on Friday.
9 Dec 2011 - 8:56am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is the best golfer Luke Donald has ever played against and Rory McIlroy is the most talented.
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Australia will host an event on the European Tour for the first time in three years after the inaugural Perth International Golf Championship was named on the calendar for the 2012 season.
8 Dec 2011 - 6:04pm - 0 Comments
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 30 on the back nine Thursday at the Dubai World Championship to gain the early advantage over top-ranked Luke Donald in the battle for the European money title.
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Luke Donald believes completing an historic money list double in Dubai this weekend will be his greatest achievement in golf.
7 Dec 2011 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments
After rallying to win the UBS Hong Kong Open in dramatic fashion Sunday, U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy brings plenty of momentum into this week’s showdown with world No. 1 Luke Donald for the European Tour money title.
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Tiger Woods is back to his winning ways, and some of the best golfers in the world are relishing the chance to face him again. Woods won the Chevron World Challenge on Sunday, ending a two-year title drought that began shortly after his personal life imploded.
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Rory McIlroy rallied to win the UBS Hong Kong Open on Sunday, holing out from a greenside bunker on the final hole Sunday for a 5-under 65 and a two-stroke victory.
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Alvaro Quiros of Spain shot a 3-under 67 Saturday to hold a one-shot lead after the third round of the UBS Hong Kong Open, while joint overnight leader Rory McIlroy fell three strokes behind.
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland retained a share of the lead at the UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday after shooting a 1-under 69 in the second round. The U.S. Open champion was joined at 7-under 133 by first-round co-leader Alvaro Quiros of Spain, who also had a 69.
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U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 64 in blustery conditions on Thursday to share the lead with Alvaro Quiros and David Horsey after the opening round of the UBS Hong Kong Open. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Asian Tour.
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UCLA sophomore Patrick Cantlay is going to the British Open under a new qualifying category for golf’s oldest championship.
30 Nov 2011 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy intends to spend more time playing in the United States next year, juggling his commitments with the European Tour as he seeks to make an impact on both sides of the Atlantic.
29 Nov 2011 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
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