NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) — Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark won the Irish Open in a three-way playoff Sunday after his short winning putt on the first extra hole just barely managed to avoid lipping out.
Rory McIlroy expects to be in Switzerland for the Omega European Masters Tuesday afternoon after being delayed leaving New York by Hurricane Irene.
29 Aug 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn won a five-way sudden-death playoff at the fifth extra hole Sunday to capture the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
28 Aug 2011 - 3:03pm - 0 Comments
Spain's Ignacio Garrido and England's Mark Foster share a three-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
27 Aug 2011 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn is putting all thoughts of the Ryder Cup captaincy to one side while he enjoys a renaissance in the twilight of his career.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Ignacio Garrido shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
England's Mark Foster shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship after an incomplete first round full of fog and swarming wasps.
25 Aug 2011 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments
Edoardo Molinari is under a different kind of pressure as he returns to Gleneagles to defend the Johnnie Walker Championship title he won in dramatic circumstances last year.
24 Aug 2011 - 3:02pm - 0 Comments
Every European star basing himself in the United States -- and that includes Rory McIlroy again next season -- runs the risk of not making the Ryder Cup. That was the warning from Colin Montgomerie a week before the 2012 qualifying race starts in Switzerland.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
Europe isn’t lacking potential captains for future Ryder Cups, but it appears popular Irishman Paul McGinley is in the driving seat for the role in 2014 at Gleneagles.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Colin Montgomerie is still hoping to play in the Ryder Cup one more time, six years after his last appearance on the European team.
23 Aug 2011 - 6:40pm - 0 Comments
Paul McGinley has a chance to further his claims to the European Ryder Cup captaincy in 2014 after being put in charge of the Great Britain and Ireland team again for the Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris on Sept. 15-18.
22 Aug 2011 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Oliver Fisher of England won the Czech Open, shooting a 3-under 69 on Sunday to finish two strokes ahead of Mikael Lundberg of Sweden and earn his first European Tour victory.
21 Aug 2011 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Steven O’Hara of Scotland shot a flawless 7-under 65 Saturday to share the lead after the third round of the European Tour’s Czech Open. O’Hara made seven birdies to join Oliver Fisher of England (68) at 10-under 206.
20 Aug 2011 - 6:47pm - 0 Comments
Jose Manuel Lara shot a 4-under 68 to move into a share of first place at the European Tour’s Czech Open on Friday after rain cut short the second round. Mikael Lundberg of Sweden, whose round was halted on No. 15, is also 7 under.
19 Aug 2011 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
Peter Lawrie of Ireland shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Czech Open on Thursday.
18 Aug 2011 - 2:56pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez believes the lack of a dominant force in the world of golf makes it an exciting time for spectators -- but would still like to see Tiger Woods get back to his best.
17 Aug 2011 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Darren Clarke has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Month for July following his victory at the British Open. Clarke won his first major at the age of 42 at Royal St. George's, triumphing by three shots over Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.
6 Aug 2011 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
The European Tour will not be returning to Bahrain next year. The second edition of the Volvo Golf Champions will not take place at Bahrain’s Royal Golf Club following political unrest in the Gulf kingdom, tour officials announced on Monday.
1 Aug 2011 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Simon Dyson of England won the Irish Open by a stroke Sunday, capitalizing on a poor approach shot by Richard Green of Australia on the final hole.
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