VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlory was one of five 2012 European Ryder Cup players to miss the cut Friday in the BMW PGA Championship, while Medinah teammate Francesco Molinari took the lead at cold and wet Wentworth.
Padraig Harrington grabbed seven birdies Thursday and yet still found himself seven shots off the lead after the opening round of the Vivendi Cup. Left as the only member of next week's European Ryder Cup side in the field after the withdrawal of Swede Peter Hanson with a chest infection, Harring
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Padraig Harrington aims to put an even bigger smile on Colin Montgomerie's face as Europe heads into the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor next week.
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Padraig Harrington will complete his Ryder Cup preparations at this week's Vivendi Cup on the European Tour. The Irishman, a wild card selection for Europe's Ryder Cup team, was eliminated from the end-of-season PGA Tour series after he missed the cut at the Deutsche Bank Championship. That le
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Jose Manuel Lara of Spain won his second European Tour title on Sunday, beating David Lynn of England on the first playoff hole at the Austrian Open. Lara had 10 birdies in an 8-under 64, including a 35-foot putt on No. 18 to finish at 17-under 271 and force the playoff.
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Englishmen David Lynn and Danny Willett tied for the lead at the European Tour’s Austrian Open on Saturday, two strokes ahead of a threesome that included European Ryder Cup player Graeme McDowell. Lynn shot an 8-under 64 and Willett had a 65 to stand at 13-under 203 after the third round.
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English newcomer John Parry shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-shot halfway lead at the European Tour’s Austrian Open. The 23-year-old graduate of the European Challenge Tour in 2009 produced a bogey-free second round at the Diamond Country Club that took him to 8 under after a first-day 69.
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George Coetzee of South Africa took advantage of ideal conditions Thursday to earn a one-stroke lead in the first round of the European Tour’s Austrian Open after shooting a 7-under 65. Playing early in the morning before gusting winds made conditions tougher at Diamond Country Club, Coetzee made
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European Ryder Cup teammates Miguel Angel Jimenez and Graeme McDowell tee up in the Austrian Open on Thursday with contrasting buildups. Jimenez wants to maintain the solid form that has netted him three titles this year, while McDowell hopes to rediscover his touch at the Diamond Country Club af
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European Ryder Cup Vice-Captain Paul McGinley believes that ongoing concerns over the fitness of Lee Westwood have boosted America's hopes of retaining the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor next month. Westwood hasn’t played since being forced to pull out of last month's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and
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World No. 3 Lee Westwood will defend his title in the Portugal Masters title in October, 12 months after the victory that ignited his ascent to the summit of European golf.
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Germany's Martin Kaymer claimed an impressive four-shot win in the KLM Open on Sunday -- the fifth victory in a row by a member of Europe's Ryder Cup eam. "I think I am ready to win again," the world No.
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PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer birdied the last two holes on Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open on the European Tour. Golf's newest major champion sank a 10-foot putt at the 17th and then hit a marvelous recovery from sand on the par-5 last for a 66 and 1
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Todd Hamilton's decision to join the European Tour could bring him his first victory since the 2004 British Open this weekend.
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Big-hitter Nicolas Colsaerts equaled his lowest score on the European Tour Thursday with an opening 8-under-par 62 in the KLM Open. The 27-year-old from Brussels birdied five of the last six holes for an inward 29 and a two-stroke lead over England’s Kenneth Ferrie and India’s Shiv Kapur. Thre
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Newly crowned PGA Champion Martin Kaymer makes his European homecoming this week admitting his excitement is already growing ahead of the Ryder Cup. The German will return to action for the first time since his major triumph last month when he appears at the KLM Open. His success at Whistling
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Five members of Colin Montgomerie's Ryder Cup team have won since the start of August after Miguel Angel Jimenez survived a late scare Sunday to take the Omega European Masters. The 46-year-old Spaniard, six clear with seven to play, had that slashed to one by his Ryder Cup teammate Edoardo Molin
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Miguel Angel Jimenez will take a three-stroke lead over his Ryder Cup teammate Edoardo Molinari into Sunday’s final round of the Omega European Masters – and it would have been four but for a moment of absent-mindedness by the 46-year-old on the 10th fairway on Saturday. Jimenez momentarily forgo
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Miguel Angel Jimenez produced the lowest round of his 27-year European Tour career on Friday. Two eagles and six birdies gave the 46-year-old Ryder Cup star a 10-under-par 61 in the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre, and he goes into the weekend with a three-stroke lead. Jimenez, maki
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Italian teenager Matteo Manassero shot a 7-under 64 Thursday to take a one stroke lead in the first round of the European Tour’s Omega European Masters. “The perfect round of golf,” the 17-year-old Manassero said of his bogey-free round.
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