European Tour

VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic -- Jamie Donaldson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to retain a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Czech Masters and keep alive his hopes of a spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team.
European Tour Notebook: Clarke is Golfer of Month for British Open win
Darren Clarke has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Month for July following his victory at the British Open. Clarke won his first major at the age of 42 at Royal St. George's, triumphing by three shots over Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.
6 Aug 2011 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Bahrain dropped from European Tour's 2012 schedule after civil unrest
The European Tour will not be returning to Bahrain next year. The second edition of the Volvo Golf Champions will not take place at Bahrain’s Royal Golf Club following political unrest in the Gulf kingdom, tour officials announced on Monday.
1 Aug 2011 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Dyson outduels Green on final hole to win Irish Open by one shot
Simon Dyson of England won the Irish Open by a stroke Sunday, capitalizing on a poor approach shot by Richard Green of Australia on the final hole.
31 Jul 2011 - 2:44pm - 0 Comments
McDowell and McIlroy stumble as three players share Irish Open lead
While Rory McIlroy bombed in his first event in Ireland since winning the U.S. Open, his playing partner David Howell shot a round-best 7-under 64 to take a share of the lead Saturday as the Irish Open reached the final stretch.
30 Jul 2011 - 2:55pm - 0 Comments
Siem eagles way to lead at Irish Open, Clarke misses cut in return to action
Darren Clarke failed to make the cut at the Irish Open on Friday, two weeks after he won the British Open for his first major title
29 Jul 2011 - 8:17pm - 0 Comments
Singh upstages Clarke and McIlroy to lead Irish Open by two strokes
Rory McIlroy showed his temperamental side after blowing an early lead and double-bogeying the 18th hole Thursday at the Irish Open, telling a TV commentator to "shut up."
28 Jul 2011 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
Major champions Clarke and McIlroy head field at rejuvenated Irish Open
After establishing Ireland as the current focal point of world golf, newly crowned British Open winner Darren Clarke, U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and two other local major winners have descended on Killarney for the rejuvenated Irish Open.
27 Jul 2011 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Harrington looking for better results after work with mental guru Rotella
Padraig Harrington begins his bid for a second Irish Open title on Thursday, hoping that his work with one of golf's best-known gurus can pay off for him just as it did for Darren Clarke.
27 Jul 2011 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Clarke tells critics of his post-Open celebration to 'get a life'
KILLARNEY, Ireland -- Darren Clarke has told those who criticized his British Open victory celebrations to "get a life."
27 Jul 2011 - 1:18pm - 0 Comments
Freak wind and island green make for scores rarely seen on major tours
All of a sudden, it seems such a shame that Bro Hof Slott Golf Club near Stockholm won’t be staging the 2018 Ryder Cup.
26 Jul 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
Noren cruises to Nordea Masters win as freakish winds send scores soaring
Alexander Noren of Sweden relied on his huge overnight lead to clinch the European Tour’s Nordea Masters title on Sunday, finishing seven shots clear despite a 5-over 77 in the final round.
24 Jul 2011 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
Portrush would be able to handle role as host of British Open, says Clarke
New British Open champion Darren Clarke has re-iterated his belief that Royal Portrush would be able to host the Open.
23 Jul 2011 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Local government pledges funds to bring tournaments back to Portrush
A bid to bring a professional golf tournament back to Northern Ireland following the region's stunning success in the world game has been backed with a financial commitment from the Stormont government.
23 Jul 2011 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy certain that golf fans would make British Open at Portrush succeed
Rory McIlroy believes that golf fans in Northern Ireland would ensure that a British Open return to Royal Portrush would be a success for the tournament.
23 Jul 2011 - 7:43pm - 0 Comments
Push to stage British Open at Portrush gains speed after Clarke's victory
If Darren Clarke had his way, the British Open would be held at Royal Portrush every year. But the new champion probably faces a long wait just to discover if it will stage the championship in his lifetime.
23 Jul 2011 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
Noren's record 63 gives him 11-shot lead over Watson at Nordea Masters
Alexander Noren of Sweden shot a course-record 9-under 63 Saturday to extend his lead to 11 shots after the third round of the european Tour’s Nordea Masters.
23 Jul 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Noren leads Nordea Masters by three at halfway, Watson five shots back
Alexander Noren of Sweden produced the co-best round of the European Tour’s Nordea Masters so far on Friday to take the outright lead at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club at the halfway point.
22 Jul 2011 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
Swedish amateur Karlsson tied for lead after first round at Nordea Masters
Swedish amateur golfer Robert Karlsson was on top on the leaderboard with countryman Alexander Noren and Jaco Van Zyl of South Africa after they shot 5-under 67s in Thursday's first round of the Nordea Masters.
21 Jul 2011 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Johnson ready to move past British Open, starting now in Nordea Masters
Dustin Johnson will look to put another near-miss in a major behind him when he tees off in the European Tour’s Nordea Masters on Thursday.
20 Jul 2011 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments