European Tour

Turns out that Tiger Woods won the last edition of the Chevron World Challenge. Chevron has decided not to renew its title sponsorship of the tournament that Woods hosts at Sherwood Country Club to benefit his foundation. The company had been the title sponsor for four years.
Els hopes players' complaints about Wentworth redesign finally over
WENTWORTH, England -- Ernie Els hopes the moaning and groaning about his new-look West Course at Wentworth becomes a thing of the past at the European Tour's prestigious BMW PGA Championship this week.
22 May 2012 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour rookie English leads eight in qualifying for British Open
PLANO, Texas -- PGA Tour rookie Harris English shot a course best and International Final Qualifying-America record 60 on Monday and easily qualified for the British Open.
21 May 2012 - 11:59pm - 0 Comments
Field full of PGA Tour regulars set for British Open qualifier in Texas
PLANO, Texas -– A field of 78 players will be hoping to earn one of eight places available at this year’s British Open Championship on Monday and Tuesday when International Final Qualifying (IFQ) returns to the Gleneagles Country Club.
20 May 2012 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
Colsaerts handles McDowell and high winds to capture Volvo Match Play
CASARES, Spain -- Nicolas Colsaerts handled fierce winds to top Graeme McDowell and capture the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday, boosting his chances of making Europe's Ryder Cup team.
20 May 2012 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
McDowell and Lawrie advance as Volvo Match Play down to final four
CASARES, Spain -- Graeme McDowell held his nerve in a tense playoff against local favorite Sergio Garcia on Saturday to advance through the quarterfinals of the Volvo World Match Play Championship.  
19 May 2012 - 2:19pm - 0 Comments
Top-seeded Kaymer ousted at Volvo World Match Play Championship
CASARES, Spain -- Top-seeded Martin Kaymer was eliminated from the Volvo World Match Play Championship by the lowest-ranked player in the field on Friday, losing by 1 hole to Richard Finch.
18 May 2012 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
Missing clubs pose no problem for Snedeker at Volvo World Match Play
CASARES, Spain -- In a history going back to 1964, the Volvo World Match Play Championship has never seen anything quite like Brandt Snedeker's victory over Thomas Bjorn on Thursday.
17 May 2012 - 12:55pm - 0 Comments
Poulter, defending champ and match- play specialist, is man to beat in Spain
CASARES, Spain -- Given his excellent Ryder Cup record and his unprecedented double in individual match-play tournaments, Ian Poulter's preferred format for the 2016 Olympics is no surprise.
16 May 2012 - 3:06pm - 0 Comments
Snedeker's trip to Volvo World Match Play interrupted by midflight drama
CASARES, Spain -- Deprived of his clubs and sleep following an emergency landing en route to Spain, Brandt Snedeker's first appearance in Spain isn't exactly going as planned.
16 May 2012 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Clarke out to restore his pride with good showing at Volvo Match Play
CASARES, Spain -– Reigning British Open champion Darren Clarke admits his pride has been wounded as he begins yet another attempt to spark his career back into life.
16 May 2012 - 2:18pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie makes 500th European Tour start at Volvo World Match Play
CASARES, Spain -- Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie aims to mark his 500th European Tour event by showing "there is a wee bit left in the tank yet."
16 May 2012 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup's shadow looms large over Volvo World Match Play showdown
CASARES, Spain -- With the Ryder Cup a little more than four months away, Europe's top players couldn't pick a better tournament to impress team Captain Jose Maria Olazabal than this week's Volvo World Match Play Championship in southern Spain.
15 May 2012 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Santos makes history for Portugal with victory in Madeira Islands Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Ricardo Santos shot a spectacular closing 63 on Sunday to give Portugal its first European Tour win in 20 years, and its first win ever on home soil.
13 May 2012 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
Del Moral takes control of Madeira Open after nine straight one-putts
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Spaniard Carlos Del Moral knocked two strokes off his previous best European Tour round on Saturday and is in control of the Madeira Islands Open with a round to go.
12 May 2012 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
Wilson stays bogey-free, leads by one after 36 holes at Madeira Islands Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson leads a European Tour event for the first time since November 2008 after shooting a 7-under-par 65 in the second round of the Madeira Islands Open on Friday.
11 May 2012 - 3:19pm - 0 Comments
Former Ryder Cup player Wilson two behind Velasco at Madeira Open
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson, nine times a runner-up on the European Tour without ever winning, has given himself another chance to change that.
10 May 2012 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
Dougherty not afraid of failing, trying to build confidence after losing card
MADEIRA, Portugal -- Nick Dougherty returns from a six-week absence from competition looking forward to the birth of his first child and playing without a fear of failure.
9 May 2012 - 11:44pm - 0 Comments
Madeira Islands Open presents chance for players in dire need of success
MADEIRA, Portugal -- There is only one European Tour event all year with less money on offer than this week's Madeira Islands Open -- but victory would still mean an awful lot to every player teeing off.
9 May 2012 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Molinari rallies from four back to win Spanish Open, first win in 18 months
SEVILLE, Spain -- Francesco Molinari finally returned to his winning ways -- and he did it with one of the finest rounds of his career.
6 May 2012 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments