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MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the inaugural Oman Open on Sunday to break a title drought of nearly 17 months.   The 32-year-old Dutchman shot a 4-under 68 to finish on 16-under 272, two shots ahead of his friend, England'
McIlroy looks to defend his BMW Masters crown, keep money race lead
SHANGHAI -- Rory McIlroy returns to official competition this week as the defending BMW Masters champion determined to end his best season as the European Tour No. 1.
23 Oct 2012 - 1:15pm - 1 Comments
Bulgaria gets first European Tour stop as Volvo Match Play relocates in 2013
LONDON -- The European Tour will stage a tournament in Bulgaria for the first time after deciding to rotate the Volvo World Match Play Championship between locations across the continent.
22 Oct 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Van Pelt wins ISPS Handa Perth International by two over Dufner
PERTH, Australia -- Bo Van Pelt won the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour, closing with a 4-under 68 Sunday for a two-stroke victory over American countryman Jason Dufner.
21 Oct 2012 - 1:14pm - 1 Comments
Van Pelt leads Dufner by one after three rounds of Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Bo Van Pelt shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over fellow American Jason Dufner after Saturday’s third round of the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
20 Oct 2012 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments
Grillo takes four-shot lead in Perth International, Dufner five shots back
PERTH, Australia -- Emiliano Grillo moved closer to securing his European Tour card for 2013 -- and his first professional title -- by shooting a 5-under 67 Friday for a four-stroke lead after the second round of the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
19 Oct 2012 - 12:27pm - 0 Comments
Canizares and Hendry lead after first round in Perth, Dufner six off pace
PERTH, Australia -- Alejandro Canizares shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to share a one-stroke lead with Michael Hendry after the opening round of the inaugural ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
18 Oct 2012 - 11:35am - 0 Comments
Dufner and Schwartzel headline field in first edition of Perth International
PERTH, Australia -- Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner hope that picturesque Perth can inspire them to victory after taking in one of Western Australia’s top tourist attractions ahead of this week’s ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour.
17 Oct 2012 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Casey plays Perth International with big picture of his golf game in mind
PERTH, Australia -- Paul Casey has had his appetite whetted for European Tour success and is hoping to be at the right end of the table again at this week's ISPS Handa Perth International in Australia.
17 Oct 2012 - 12:42pm - 0 Comments
Woods to return to Abu Dhabi to begin season for second straight year
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Tiger Woods plans to start his season in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on the European Tour for the second straight year,
17 Oct 2012 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Blixt and Lowry rise together in world rankings after victories over weekend
LONDON -- Talk about your career-changing victories.
16 Oct 2012 - 1:33pm - 0 Comments
Lowry wins Portugal Masters by one, adds pro win to previous amateur title
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Shane Lowry of Ireland won the Portugal Masters on Sunday after a final-round 5-under 66 to edge out England's Ross Fisher by one stroke with a 270 total.
14 Oct 2012 - 3:19pm - 0 Comments
Wiesberger leads Portugal Masters by one over Fisher after second 65 in row
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot his second successive 65 on Saturday and leads the Portugal Masters by one with a round to play.
13 Oct 2012 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
Fisher slips but doesn't slide, leads Portugal Masters by three after 36 holes
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- England's Ross Fisher overcame an injury scare to move a step closer to his fifth European Tour title on Friday.
12 Oct 2012 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
Fisher and Gallacher lead at Portugal Masters after tying year's low scores
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Former Ryder Cup star Ross Fisher and Scotland's Stephen Gallacher both matched their lowest rounds of the year on Thursday to share the lead at the Portugal Masters on the European Tour.
11 Oct 2012 - 2:54pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Lewis returns to Portugal Masters in search of form
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Tom Lewis, one of the stars of European golf last year, has admitted his frustration at the way his first full season as a professional has nosedived.
10 Oct 2012 - 2:10pm - 0 Comments
Grace goes wire-to-wire at Dunhill Links for his fifth victory of season
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Rory McIlroy has four wins this season and Tiger Woods three, but neither of them can match South African Branden Grace -- he now has five.
7 Oct 2012 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
Grace stays on top at Dunhill Links, leads by four heading to final round
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Branden Grace will take a four-stroke advantage into the final round of the Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews.
6 Oct 2012 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
Grace holds biggest 36-hole lead of year, five shots, at Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Branden Grace holds the biggest halfway lead of the European Tour season after a second-round 67 in the Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews on Friday.
5 Oct 2012 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
Grace shoots course-record 60 at Kingsbarns to lead Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland  -- South Africa's Branden Grace made five closing birdies to shoot a course record 12-under 60 in the opening round of the Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.  
4 Oct 2012 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments