SUN CITY, South Africa – Thomas Bjorn had two eagles in his last nine holes, one brilliant and one a bit lucky, to finish with a 7-under 65 and win the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday.
Top-ranked Lee Westwood finished Thursday’s first round of the Ballantine’s Championship with a double bogey, falling six shots behind leader Damien McGrane.
28 Apr 2011 - 11:01am - 0 Comments
Marcus Fraser will defend his title at the Ballantine's Championship this week just happy still to be playing. The 32-year-old Australian suffered a freak injury while playing with his son in December and is only now making a return to competitive action.
27 Apr 2011 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood hopes to put on a show in the European Tour's Ballantine's Championship this week as the first No. 1-ranked golfer to play in South Korea.
26 Apr 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Nicolas Colsaerts set a tournament record at the Volvo China Open on Sunday, finishing at 24 under to win by four shots over a group of four players.
24 Apr 2011 - 10:46am - 0 Comments
Nicolas Colsaerts eagled the first hole and went on to shoot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Volvo China Open on the European Tour.
23 Apr 2011 - 7:24am - 0 Comments
Jamie Donaldson of Wales made 11 birdies for a second-round 61 Friday at the Volvo China Open, soaring to the top of the leaderboard of the European Tour event.
22 Apr 2011 - 9:50am - 0 Comments
Six years after women received the chance to qualify for the British Open, not one has even attempted it. And Royal and Ancient Club Chief Executive Peter Dawson doubts he will see it happen in his lifetime.
21 Apr 2011 - 10:31pm - 1 Comments
South Korea’s Han Chang-won racked up six birdies on the front nine Thursday to take the first-round clubhouse lead by a stroke in the European Tour’s Volvo China Open.
21 Apr 2011 - 10:21am - 0 Comments
Defending Volvo China Open champion Y.E. Yang is confident he can enter the record books by becoming the first man to retain the title.
20 Apr 2011 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
The Royal St. George’s course will be 100 yards longer for this year’s British Open, with par being reduced from 71 to 70.
19 Apr 2011 - 6:41pm - 1 Comments
European Tour Chief Executive George O’Grady says organizers will wait several months before deciding whether to hold the Volvo Golf Champions tournament for a second year in Bahrain.
18 Apr 2011 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
Italian teenager Matteo Manassero shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to earn a one-stroke victory at the Maybank Malaysian Open, upstaging Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and Rory McIlroy.
17 Apr 2011 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy birdied his final hole to take a two-stroke lead Saturday in the weather-hit Maybank Malaysian Open, while Masters champion Charl Schwartzel barely made the cut for the third round.
16 Apr 2011 - 10:57am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy is rebounding quite nicely after his collapse in the final round of the Masters.
15 Apr 2011 - 9:31am - 0 Comments
Alexander Noren shot an 8-under 64 to take a two-stroke lead in the weather-shortened first day of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Thursday. The tournament is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour.
14 Apr 2011 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
The Sunshine Tour says sponsors have agreed to swap the dates of the South African Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship so South Africa’s Presidents Cup competitors can play their national open.
12 Apr 2011 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
Ernie Els said tour officials have agreed to change the dates of the South African Open this fall so that it won't be held on the same week as the Presidents Cup in Australia.
10 Apr 2011 - 1:08am - 0 Comments
David Horsey overcame Rhys Davies and Jaco Van Zyl in a three-man playoff to win the Hassan Trophy II. The trio finished at 13-under 274.
3 Apr 2011 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Rhys Davies of Wales recovered from a poor start to his third round to shoot 4-under 68 and maintain a share of the lead with England’s David Horsey at the European Tour’s Hassan Trophy II on Saturday.
2 Apr 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
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