European Tour

VILAMOURA, Portugal — Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years.
Strong field at HSBC Champions even with Woods and McIlroy missing
SHENZHEN, China -- The WGC-HSBC Champions lost some star power when Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods decided to skip the World Golf Championship event -- much to the disappointment of the tournament backers.
31 Oct 2012 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Hanson trying to overtake McIlroy in European money race, needs big finish
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Race to Dubai on the European Tour heads for the home stretch, and Rory McIlroy is sitting out one of the richer events this week in the WGC-HSBC Champions.
30 Oct 2012 - 8:36pm - 0 Comments
Several European Ryder Cup stars to play Volvo Golf Champions in 2013
JOHANNESBURG -- Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal and Europe team members Nicolas Colsaerts, Paul Lawrie, Francesco Molinari and Peter Hanson will all play at the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa in January.
30 Oct 2012 - 4:47pm - 0 Comments
Garcia has eye surgery, plans to return for three events to end 2012
LONDON -- Sergio Garcia will make his comeback from eye surgery at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
29 Oct 2012 - 4:35pm - 0 Comments
Hanson holds off McIlroy by one shot to win BMW Masters in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, China -- Peter Hanson of Sweden won the BMW Masters on Sunday for his second European Tour victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by a stroke.
28 Oct 2012 - 6:09am - 0 Comments
Hanson leads McIlroy by one shot after third round of BMW Masters
SHANGHAI -- Peter Hanson shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to lead Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy by one stroke after the third round of the BMW Masters on the European Tour.
27 Oct 2012 - 6:46am - 0 Comments
Daly playing two tours in 2012 trying to get at least one full card for 2013
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- John Daly has a chance to be fully exempt and set his own schedule next year for the first time since 2006. Just not on the PGA Tour.
26 Oct 2012 - 8:14pm - 0 Comments
Hanson leads McIlroy by two shots at BMW Masters after nine-birdie 64
SHANGHAI -- Rory McIlroy turned on the style Friday, yet still could not catch Peter Hanson in the second round of the BMW Masters on the European Tour.
26 Oct 2012 - 6:23am - 0 Comments
McDowell seeks help to decide which nation to represent in 2016 Olympics
SHANGHAI -- Graeme McDowell wants some help in deciding which country he should represent at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
25 Oct 2012 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Donaldson breaks course mark to lead BMW Masters, McIlroy five back
SHANGHAI -- Jamie Donaldson of Wales shot a course-record 10-under par 62 Thursday on the opening day of the BMW Masters on the European Tour.
25 Oct 2012 - 6:06am - 0 Comments
Rose looks to take European money lead from McIlroy at BMW Masters
SHANGHAI -- Justin Rose can unseat Rory McIlroy at the top of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai money list with a top-two result in the BMW Masters starting on Thursday.
24 Oct 2012 - 1:27pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy focused on game as he preps for sprint to finish of European season
SHANGHAI -- With four of the world's top five and 11 of Europe's Ryder Cup heroes in action, there is no shortage of star quality on show in the European Tour’s BMW Masters at Lake Malaren.
24 Oct 2012 - 1:19pm - 2 Comments
McIlroy looks to defend his BMW Masters crown, keep money race lead
SHANGHAI -- Rory McIlroy returns to official competition this week as the defending BMW Masters champion determined to end his best season as the European Tour No. 1.
23 Oct 2012 - 1:15pm - 1 Comments
Bulgaria gets first European Tour stop as Volvo Match Play relocates in 2013
LONDON -- The European Tour will stage a tournament in Bulgaria for the first time after deciding to rotate the Volvo World Match Play Championship between locations across the continent.
22 Oct 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Van Pelt wins ISPS Handa Perth International by two over Dufner
PERTH, Australia -- Bo Van Pelt won the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour, closing with a 4-under 68 Sunday for a two-stroke victory over American countryman Jason Dufner.
21 Oct 2012 - 1:14pm - 1 Comments
Van Pelt leads Dufner by one after three rounds of Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Bo Van Pelt shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over fellow American Jason Dufner after Saturday’s third round of the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
20 Oct 2012 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments
Grillo takes four-shot lead in Perth International, Dufner five shots back
PERTH, Australia -- Emiliano Grillo moved closer to securing his European Tour card for 2013 -- and his first professional title -- by shooting a 5-under 67 Friday for a four-stroke lead after the second round of the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
19 Oct 2012 - 12:27pm - 0 Comments
Canizares and Hendry lead after first round in Perth, Dufner six off pace
PERTH, Australia -- Alejandro Canizares shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to share a one-stroke lead with Michael Hendry after the opening round of the inaugural ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
18 Oct 2012 - 11:35am - 0 Comments
Dufner and Schwartzel headline field in first edition of Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner hope that picturesque Perth can inspire them to victory after taking in one of Western Australia’s top tourist attractions ahead of this week’s ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
17 Oct 2012 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments