DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut.
Matthew Baldwin of England took advantage of calm early conditions to shoot a 7-under 65 Thursday and lead the Volvo China Open by one stroke after the first round.
19 Apr 2012 - 10:06am - 0 Comments
Peter Hanson says he holds no lingering disappointment from finishing third at the Masters and is keen to tee off in the Volvo China Open this week.
18 Apr 2012 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
Following the rise of the likes of Rory McIlroy, professional golf is increasingly being seen as a younger man's game. But that axiom will be pushed to the limit this week.
18 Apr 2012 - 1:22pm - 0 Comments
South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen produced the perfect response to his playoff defeat at the Masters last Sunday by claiming the Maybank Malaysian Open title the very next week.
15 Apr 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
A thunderstorm suspended play at the Maybank Malaysian Open for the second straight day on Saturday, with Louis Oosthuizen holding on to a one-shot lead halfway through his third round.
14 Apr 2012 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
Hennie Otto and Jbe Kruger reached 9 under Friday to share the clubhouse lead at the Maybank Malaysian Open before the second round was suspended two hours early because of a threat of thunderstorms. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Asian Tour.
13 Apr 2012 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Maybank Malaysian Open. The event is sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour.
12 Apr 2012 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Matteo Manassero hopes history will repeat itself when the Maybank Malaysian Open gets under way on Thursday. The 18-year-old Italian returns to the course that saw him secure his second European Tour win last year, hoping to build on that success.
11 Apr 2012 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark shot a 69 to win the Sicilian Open by one shot on Sunday, holding off England’s Chris Wood, who tied the course record with an 8-under 64.
1 Apr 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made four birdies and an eagle for a 5-under 67 to lead the Sicilian Open by three strokes on Saturday heading to the final round.
31 Mar 2012 - 2:27pm - 0 Comments
John Daly made five birdies and an eagle in his second round on Friday to move to 6 under and challenge the leaders at the Sicilian Open on the European Tour. With afternoon winds blowing in off the Mediterranean, the 46-year-old Daly managed the conditions to post a 5-under 67.
30 Mar 2012 - 2:09pm - 1 Comments
Practice made perfect for Ireland's Peter Lawrie on Thursday as he carded a course-record 64 to claim the lead after the first round of the Sicilian Open on the European Tour.
29 Mar 2012 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
After missing out on a spot in the Masters, winning in front of a home crowd will be a motivating factor for Matteo Manassero at the Sicilian Open.
28 Mar 2012 - 7:32pm - 0 Comments
Seventeen years after they faced each other in a playoff at the 1995 British Open, John Daly and Costantino Rocca are playing partners again on Thursday at the start of the Sicilian Open on the European Tour.
28 Mar 2012 - 1:53pm - 0 Comments
Michael Hoey put himself back into the hunt for a Ryder Cup spot with a three-stroke victory at the Hassan II Trophy on Sunday.
25 Mar 2012 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Italian teenager Matteo Manassero stayed in the running for the Masters on Saturday by moving to within a stroke of the leader before darkness halted play in the third round of the Hassan II Trophy on the European Tour.
24 Mar 2012 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Phillip Price of Wales shot a 6-under 66 Friday to lead the Hassan II Trophy on the European Tour by a stroke after strong wind and thunder delayed the start of the second round by 5 1/2 hours. Price’s last victory came at the 2003 European Open in Ireland.
23 Mar 2012 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
Eleven shots on one hole has almost certainly ended Robert Rock's hopes of celebrating his 25th birthday at the Masters in two weeks.
22 Mar 2012 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Robert Rock of England and Matteo Manassero of Italy are both playing the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco this week needing a win to qualify for the Masters next month.
21 Mar 2012 - 12:36pm - 0 Comments
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