TURIN, Italy – Home favorite Francesco Molinari and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger both shot 66 to share the first round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday, while Stephen Gallacher's bid to earn a late spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team ran into trouble.
Welshman Liam Bond was the surprise leader after the first round of the European Tour’s Austrian Open on Thursday as professional debutants Tom Lewis and Paul Cutler both found the going tough.
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The premise might be the same, but former amateur star Tom Lewis is about to find out just how different playing for your living is this week.
20 Sep 2011 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments
Barclays has ended its 10-year sponsorship of the European Tour's Scottish Open. The tournament will celebrate its 30th anniversary in July next year with organizers aiming for new sponsors to be on board.
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James Byrne of Scotland is turning professional, a week after helping Britain and Ireland beat the United States in the Walker Cup. The 22-year-old Arizona State University graduate signed Monday with international sports agency IMG.
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Britain & Ireland held off a strong fightback from Continental Europe in Sunday’s singles to retain the Vivendi Seve Trophy 15 1/2 to 12 1/2.
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Britain & Ireland outplayed Continental Europe in Saturday’s greensomes and foursomes to take a commanding five-point lead in the Vivendi Seve Trophy, 111/2 to 61/2.
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Tom Lewis, the youngster who rose to prominence by taking a share of the first-round lead at this year’s British Open, has turned professional.
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Continental Europe picked up 3 1/2 out of five points in Friday’s fourball matches to reduce Britain and Ireland’s lead to one point in the Vivendi Seve Trophy.
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Britain and Ireland took a 4-1 lead over Continental Europe after the opening fourballs Thursday in the Vivendi Seve Trophy. The Ryder Cup-style event is played in non-Ryder Cup years.
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Continental Europe will seek to end the domination of Britain & Ireland in the Vivendi Seve Trophy when both teams square off this week on the golf course of Saint-Nom-la-Breteche.
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England’s Simon Dyson won the European Tour’s KLM Open for the third time in six years, shooting a 4-under 66 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over countryman David Lynn.
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Paul McGinley has the chance to end nearly six years without a win on Sunday -- right on the eve of being a non-playing captain again for Britain and Ireland in the Vivendi Seve Trophy.
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Stephen Dodd and Marcel Siem were tied for the lead after Day 2 of the European Tour’s KLM Open, while Rory McIlroy's fine second round saw him move into contention.
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Aiming for his third KLM Open title in six years, England’s Simon Dyson shot an opening-round 5-under-par 65 Thursday to tie for the lead with Marcel Siem on a day marred by vandals and torrential rainfall.
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Martin Kaymer starts his bid to go 'double Dutch' on Thursday knowing there is a big difference to this time last year.
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Defending champion Britain and Ireland have been hit much harder by withdrawals than Continental Europe for next week's Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris.
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Rory McIlroy has won the European Tour's Shot of the Month award for the second time in a row. During the Irish Open at Killarney, McIlroy hooked a sand wedge 50 yards around a tree to within 12 feet of the flag.
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Thomas Bjorn won back-to-back titles for the first time in his career, shooting a 9-under 62 Sunday to take the Omega European Masters by four strokes.
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Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to pull ahead of Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy and lead the Omega European Masters after three rounds.
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