FIANO, Italy -- Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum.
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.
3 Sep 2011 - 5:45pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shares the lead at the halfway stage of the Omega European Masters, the first qualifying event for next year's European Ryder Cup team.
2 Sep 2011 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 65 in the Omega European Masters first round on Thursday to trail surprise leader Nick Dougherty by two shots.
1 Sep 2011 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open winner Rory McIlroy said his relationship with top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki can help him become No. 1 in golf.
31 Aug 2011 - 3:15pm - 1 Comments
For Lee Westwood it was water-skiing, for Darren Clarke it was fishing and for Rory McIlroy it was watching girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki play tennis and receive treatment on his injured arm.
31 Aug 2011 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Mark Foster insists there is "better to come" following his Johnnie Walker Championship heartbreak. Foster was three shots ahead with eight holes to play and one ahead standing on the final tee.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
It was ecstasy, then it was agony. Thomas Levet is never going to forget what happened to him on July 3. Winning his home Alstom French Open was the greatest moment of his career, coming as it did 25 years after his first attempt and with his world ranking a lowly 352nd.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy expects to be in Switzerland for the Omega European Masters Tuesday afternoon after being delayed leaving New York by Hurricane Irene.
29 Aug 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn won a five-way sudden-death playoff at the fifth extra hole Sunday to capture the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
28 Aug 2011 - 3:03pm - 0 Comments
Spain's Ignacio Garrido and England's Mark Foster share a three-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
27 Aug 2011 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn is putting all thoughts of the Ryder Cup captaincy to one side while he enjoys a renaissance in the twilight of his career.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Ignacio Garrido shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
England's Mark Foster shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship after an incomplete first round full of fog and swarming wasps.
25 Aug 2011 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments
Edoardo Molinari is under a different kind of pressure as he returns to Gleneagles to defend the Johnnie Walker Championship title he won in dramatic circumstances last year.
24 Aug 2011 - 3:02pm - 0 Comments
Every European star basing himself in the United States -- and that includes Rory McIlroy again next season -- runs the risk of not making the Ryder Cup. That was the warning from Colin Montgomerie a week before the 2012 qualifying race starts in Switzerland.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
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
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
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
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
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