TURIN, Italy -- Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.
Graeme McDowell is used to being "beaten up" by Rory McIlroy in practice, but now they are going to meet for real for the first time in the round of 16 at the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Saturday.
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Luke Donald took the first step toward the Sunday clash with Lee Westwood that he wants to happen -- even though it would mean he couldn’t become world No. 1 this week.
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Chris Gane heads the leaderboard by one shot after Thursday’s first round of the Madeira Islands Open on the European Tour. The 36-year-old from England recorded a round of 67 to go a shot clear of early clubhouse leaders Francois Delamontagne and Lloyd Saltman.
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With the Masters meltdown behind him, a reinvigorated Rory McIlroy intends to adopt a bullish approach in a bid to win his first tournament this year.
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England's Lee Westwood and Luke Donald fill the top two places in the world ranking right now because of what they have done in Asia and America recently. But for the next two weeks, they are in Europe and locking horns with each other.
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Ross Fisher has an extra reason for wanting to play well in his defense of the Volvo World Match Play title this week -- it could save him from having to qualify for next month's U.S. Open.
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England’s Luke Donald has another chance to grab the world No. 1 spot off compatriot Lee Westwood at the Volvo World Match Play Championship, where he is bidding to complete a unique double in the one-on-one format.
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England's Lee Westwood and Luke Donald top the world golf rankings at the moment -- and the player who has been pushed down to No. 3 can see why. Germany's Martin Kaymer had led the way earlier this year, only to be shunted down the order by those two.
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Less than three months after becoming world No. 1, Martin Kaymer has broken up with his Scottish caddie Craig Connelly.
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Can it really be only 10 years ago that England had just one golfer in the world's top 100? Now, for the first time since the rankings began in 1986, there are two Englishmen in the top two.
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Darren Clarke won his first European Tour event in almost three years at the Iberdrola Open on Sunday after carding a closing 69 to leapfrog Chris Wood on the leaderboard.
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Colin Montgomerie and Nick Faldo have added their names to the campaign to have the image of the late Seve Ballesteros on the logo of the European Tour.
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Chris Wood shot a 1-under 69 to extend his lead to four strokes after Saturday’s third round of the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open.
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Chris Wood claimed a three-stroke advantage at the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open on Friday as British and Irish golfers dominated the upper reaches of the leaderboard heading into the weekend.
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A course-record 63 on Thursday earned Frenchman Gregory Bourdy a one-shot lead at the end of the first round of the European Tour’s Iberdrola Open.
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The funeral of Seve Ballesteros gave every golfer a reason to pause and reflect on Wednesday, whether they were in Florida preparing for the sport's richest event or in Mallorca trying to find light at the end of a dark tunnel.
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To the mournful wail of a lone bagpipe, some of Europe’s greatest golfers joined family, friends and local residents Wednesday at the funeral of Seve Ballesteros, paying an emotional final tribute to the dynamic Spaniard who revived the European game.
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With the funeral of Seve Ballesteros taking place Wednesday, Tony Jacklin has recalled the seven words without which the Spanish maestro might never have become such a hero of British golf fans.
11 May 2011 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and top-ranked Lee Westwood are expected to attend Wednesday’s funeral of Seve Ballesteros, who won five majors and transformed the game in Europe.
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