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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship on Friday.
Morrison faces discipline after his angry tweeting from Wales Open
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Ross Fisher, who was penalized for slow play, wasn’t the only player in trouble with the European Tour at the ISPS Handa Wales Open last week.
4 Jun 2012 - 7:00pm - 1 Comments
Jaidee of Thailand wins Wales Open after Fisher penalized for slow play
NEWPORT, Wales -- Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee survived a poor start to win the ISPS Handa Wales Open by one stroke on Sunday, with a final round 1-over 72 in wet conditions.
3 Jun 2012 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Big-driving Jaidee leads Wales Open by a toe over Fisher, who battled pain
NEWPORT, Wales -- Accident-prone Ross Fisher overcame another incident Saturday to keep himself in the hunt for the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.
2 Jun 2012 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Fisher, in return to Ryder Cup venue, takes two-shot lead at Wales Open
NEWPORT, Wales -- Englishman Ross Fisher took a two-stroke lead at the ISPS Handa Wales Open Friday after shooting a 5-under par 66 in the second round at Celtic Manor.
1 Jun 2012 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Slattery leads Wales Open as winds push many scores into 80s and above
NEWPORT, Wales -- Lee Slattery defied a sore wrist to shoot an opening round 4-under-par 67 and lead the ISPS Handa Wales Open in windy conditions on Thursday.
31 May 2012 - 3:01pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie closing in on clinching Ryder Cup spot after 13 years off the team
NEWPORT, Wales -- Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie's dream of a return to the Ryder Cup after 13 years is almost reality.
31 May 2012 - 1:43pm - 0 Comments
Olazabal, at Wales Open, feels for Casey, who is out again with injuries
NEWPORT, Wales -- Jose Maria Olazabal hopes Paul Casey can return to fitness and still challenge for his Ryder Cup team.
30 May 2012 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Clarke out for month, will miss U.S. Open to rest lingering groin injury
LONDON – Reigning British Open champion Darren Clarke has pulled out of next month's U.S. Open.
28 May 2012 - 9:02pm - 0 Comments
Donald wins BMW PGA for second straight year, this time by four shots
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Luke Donald turned on the style again at Wentworth on Sunday to retain the BMW PGA Championship and grab the world No. 1 spot back from Rory McIlroy.
27 May 2012 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
Donald grabs two-shot lead in bid to win second straight BMW PGA
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Luke Donald moved to the brink of a second successive BMW PGA Championship title and reclaiming the top ranking by shooting a 3-under 69 to take a two-stroke lead after the third round on Saturday.
26 May 2012 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
Furious Els criticizes officials for condition of greens at BMW PGA
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Ernie Els launched an expletive-laced attack on European Tour officials and greenkeepers at the BMW PGA Championship for failing to water the putting surfaces enough for Saturday’s third round at Wentworth.
26 May 2012 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Surprising Morrison leads BMW PGA Championship, McIlroy misses cut
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday after his game disintegrated in spectacular fashion in a second straight errant round at Wentworth, leaving his grip on the No.
25 May 2012 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy trails co-leaders by eight after frustrating start at BMW PGA
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy and David Drysdale illustrated the fine line between success and failure on the opening day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
24 May 2012 - 5:54pm - 1 Comments
McIlroy more consistent, believes he can stay atop world rankings awhile
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Winning the U.S. Open last year didn't just earn Rory McIlroy his first major title, it made him believe he was ready to become the best player in the world.
23 May 2012 - 1:40pm - 0 Comments
Donald admits that major title is one achievement missing from his resume
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Luke Donald was awarded honorary life membership of the European Tour on Wednesday, the latest of a string of accolades for the Englishman following his stellar 2011 season.
23 May 2012 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Els hopes players' complaints about Wentworth redesign finally over
WENTWORTH, England -- Ernie Els hopes the moaning and groaning about his new-look West Course at Wentworth becomes a thing of the past at the European Tour's prestigious BMW PGA Championship this week.
22 May 2012 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour rookie English leads eight in qualifying for British Open
PLANO, Texas -- PGA Tour rookie Harris English shot a course best and International Final Qualifying-America record 60 on Monday and easily qualified for the British Open.
21 May 2012 - 11:59pm - 0 Comments
Field full of PGA Tour regulars set for British Open qualifier in Texas
PLANO, Texas -– A field of 78 players will be hoping to earn one of eight places available at this year’s British Open Championship on Monday and Tuesday when International Final Qualifying (IFQ) returns to the Gleneagles Country Club.
20 May 2012 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
Colsaerts handles McDowell and high winds to capture Volvo Match Play
CASARES, Spain -- Nicolas Colsaerts handled fierce winds to top Graeme McDowell and capture the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday, boosting his chances of making Europe's Ryder Cup team.
20 May 2012 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments