DURBAN, South Africa – The Nelson Mandela Championship will begin and end one day early next week to recognize the state funeral for the late president.
Phil Mickelson plans to start the 2011 in the desert, as he has done so often in his career. Just not the California desert. Mickelson, who only recently began to expand his global horizons, said he is planning to make the European Tour's Abu Dhabi Championship his first tournament of the new
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One of the best nights of the year is in Shanghai when the European Tour loopers gather downstairs at the hotel bar for their “Caddy of the Year” program. Caddies vote throughout the week for the best caddy and a few other awards. The main winner was Ken Comboy, voted caddy of the year.
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Reigning British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen will head a strong home contingent at next month's South African Open Championship to be played in Durban. Retief Goosen, Tim Clark and Charl Schwartzel have also confirmed their participation -- the biggest names to do so thus far -- while defendin
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Lee Westwood did everything expected out of the No.
8 Nov 2010 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood had little reason to think one year ago he could be No.
1 Nov 2010 - 12:32am - 1 Comments
Europe's Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell will break into the top 10 in Monday’s world golf rankings after winning the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters on Sunday. McDowell was 3 over par for the day in trying weather conditions at Valderrama to finish 3 under overall, two ahead of a chasing pack o
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Graeme McDowell and Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland took a four-stroke lead at the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters on Saturday after a windy third round sent scores soaring. McDowell, the U.S. Open champion, shot a 1-over 72, while Maybin had a 70 to reach 6 under.
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Martin Kaymer is unlikely to take over the No.
29 Oct 2010 - 4:49pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer's attempt to end Tiger Woods' five-year reign as the world's top-ranked golfer got off to a slow start at the Andalucia Masters on Thursday. The German needs to win the European Tour tournament, or finish in second place in a tie with no more than one other player, but could only ma
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Martin Kaymer can end Tiger Woods’ five-year run as the top-ranked golfer with a win at the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama this week. The 25-year-old German also can become No. 1 if he finishes in second place, tied with no more than one other player.
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Matteo Manassero has pulled out of this week’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama to focus on getting a visa in time for next week’s HBSC World Championship in Shanghai. The 17-year-old Italian qualified for both events at the Castello Masters on Sunday when he became the youngest European Tour winn
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Matteo Manassero became the youngest winner in European Tour history on Sunday after triumphing by four shots at the Castello Masters. The Italian, at 17 years and 188 days, breaks the previous record set by New Zealand's Danny Lee, who was 18 years and 113 days old when he won the 2008 Johnnie W
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John Parry set a new course record at the European Tour’s Castello Masters with a 9-under 63 on Saturday, only to have Gary Boyd equal it soon after and take a two-stroke lead after the third round. Boyd was at 14-under 199 Saturday in search of his first European Tour win.
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Sweden’s Peter Hedblom shot a 7-under 64 to take a one-shot lead into the third round of the European Tour’s Castello Masters as local favorite Sergio Garcia missed the cut. The 40-year-old three-time European Tour winner reached 9 under, one shot ahead of three players, including Italian teenage
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Paul Lawrie of Scotland and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina shot 7-under 64s Thursday to tie for the first-round lead at the European tour’s Castello Masters, and Sergio Garcia had a 71 in his return from a two-month break. Lawrie and Gonzalez each had seven birdies in bogey-free rounds on the Club
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Victorious European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie sustained bruises to his left side in a car crash Thursday, and said he was lucky to escape with only minor injuries. Montgomerie was driving a BMW from his home in Dunning to see his father in Glasgow when the accident happened. “I was d
21 Oct 2010 - 10:38am - 1 Comments
American Anthony Kim has had his application to play on the European Tour in 2011 turned down. The 25-year-old Kim did not compete in the required 12 tournaments this year, but had hoped to obtain medical exemption after missing three months of the season with a thumb injury. However, Tourna
21 Oct 2010 - 10:23am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia has declared himself ready for another assault on the world No.
20 Oct 2010 - 1:17pm - 1 Comments
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