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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'
Bourdy leads Irish Open, Harrington three back and McIlroy seven behind
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland -- Frenchman Gregory Bourdy opened a one-shot lead in the second round of the Irish Open as Rory McIlroy edged his way back toward the leaderboard on Friday.
29 Jun 2012 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Singh and Bourdy lead sold-out Irish Open, McIlroy trails by five shots
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland -- It was wet, it was windy, but nothing was going to stop fans turning out in huge numbers on Thursday for the first Irish Open in Northern Ireland since 1953.
28 Jun 2012 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Lewis passes up Irish Open for trip to Vegas to work with teacher Harmon
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland -- Tom Lewis, one of the stars of last summer, had originally intended to be at the Irish Open this week, but instead he has flown to Las Vegas.
27 Jun 2012 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy returns home for Irish Open looking to regain long-lost momentum
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland -- Backed by record galleries and buoyed by his stunning feats here as a 16-year-old rising star, Rory McIlroy heads into the Irish Open at Royal Portrush intent on reviving his stuttering season and winning his home tournament for the first tim
27 Jun 2012 - 4:58pm - 0 Comments
Harrington welcomes move of Irish Open back to beloved Royal Portrush
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland -- One practice round was enough to tell Padraig Harrington that it is no ordinary Irish Open this week.
26 Jun 2012 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
Montgomerie, Olazabal miss out as 10 qualify for British Open in England
SUNNINGDALE, England -- Colin Montgomerie and Jose Maria Olazabal were among those to miss out in the European edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the British Open at Sunningdale on Monday, but England's Sam Walker will finally make his debut at Royal Lytha
25 Jun 2012 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
Willett captures BMW Open, edging Fraser on fourth sudden-death hole
COLOGNE, Germany -- Danny Willett of England won his first European Tour title Sunday, beating Marcus Fraser of Australia in a playoff at the BMW International Open.
24 Jun 2012 - 4:07pm - 0 Comments
Willett takes third-round lead at BMW International Open by one shot
COLOGNE, Germany -- England's Danny Willett will look for his first European Tour victory on Sunday as he begins the final round of the BMW International Open with a one-shot lead.
23 Jun 2012 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Surprising Swede Sjoholm grabs two- shot lead at BMW International Open
COLOGNE, Germany -- Joel Sjoholm twice chipped in for eagle in shooting a 6-under 66 Friday to lead by two strokes at the halfway mark of the BMW International Open.
22 Jun 2012 - 5:05pm - 0 Comments
Fraser and Zanotti share lead after first round of BMW International
COLOGNE, Germany -- No Australians have won on the European or PGA Tours this season, and Marcus Fraser thinks that will change soon. He could end the drought this weekend.
21 Jun 2012 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
Langer, back in Germany, seeking historic win at BMW International
COLOGNE, Germany -- Bernhard Langer will continue his bid to become the European Tour's oldest winner at the BMW International Open this week.
21 Jun 2012 - 1:35am - 0 Comments
Casey returns to action in Germany with eyes focused on Ryder Cup team
COLOGNE, Germany -- Only 100 days to go to the Ryder Cup and only 10 weeks to make the side -- good news for Paul Lawrie, bad for Paul Casey.
20 Jun 2012 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt cruises to three-shot victory in wild and windy Saint-Omer Open
LUMBRES, France -- South African Darren Fichardt withstood another day of high winds and the challenge of Englishmen Simon Wakefield and Gary Lockerbie on Sunday to claim his third European Tour title at the Saint-Omer Open.
17 Jun 2012 - 5:47pm - 0 Comments
Fichardt handles windy conditions to nab five-shot lead in Saint-Omer Open
LUMBRES, France -- Darren Fichardt maintained his consistent performance Saturday to open up a commanding five-shot lead after the third round of the Saint-Omer Open.
16 Jun 2012 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments
Kim leads Saint-Omer Open after 36 holes with birdies on last two holes
LUMBRES, France – First-round co-leader Sihwan Kim of South Korea birdied his last two holes Friday to shoot a 2-under 69 and lead by a stroke after the second round of the Saint-Omer Open.
15 Jun 2012 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
Wakefield, Gee and Kim share first- round lead at small Saint-Omer Open
LUMBRES, France -- Adam Gee and Simon Wakefield are part of a three-way tie at the top of the leaderboard after Thursday’s opening round of the Saint-Omer Open.
14 Jun 2012 - 2:12pm - 0 Comments
Howell, after struggle last week, seeks to return to form at Saint-Omer Open
LUMBRES, France -- Former Ryder Cup player David Howell is looking to get his game back on track in this week's Saint-Omer Open in northern France.
13 Jun 2012 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
Westwood wraps up five-shot win in Nordea Masters, heads for U.S. Open
STOCKHOLM -- Lee Westwood completed his warmup for the U.S. Open by winning the Nordea Masters by five shots on Saturday.
9 Jun 2012 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Westwood keeps his three-shot lead in third round of Nordea Masters
STOCKHOLM -- Lee Westwood shot a 4-under 68 Froday and maintained a three-stroke lead after the third round of the Nordea Masters at Bro Hof Slott Club.
8 Jun 2012 - 2:48pm - 0 Comments