DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.
Bubba Watson missed the cut Friday at the European Tour’s Alstom French Open, suggesting fan behavior and poor security contributed to his disappointing performance.
1 Jul 2011 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Graeme Storm of England shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 to share the lead with Richard Green of Australia after the first round of the European Tour’s Alstom French Open on Thursday.
30 Jun 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer thinks he would cope better with the demands of being world No. 1 if he can get back there. The 26-year-old German knocked Lee Westwood off the top spot in February and stayed there for eight weeks, but now finds himself back down to fourth.
29 Jun 2011 - 11:38pm - 0 Comments
Andy Smith overcame a substantial lack of practice and played with a set of borrowed clubs Tuesday and Wednesday to secure his place in next month's British Open at Royal St. George's, near his hometown of Kent.
29 Jun 2011 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
Former U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell and former Ryder Cup player Jarmo Sandelin missed out on qualifying for the British Open on Tuesday. A total of 288 players were vying for a mere 12 spots in four 36-hole Local Final Qualifying tournaments staged at courses surrounding Royal St.
28 Jun 2011 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy met Scotland’s tennis star Andy Murray at Wimbledon on Tuesday and had no advice other than to "keep doing what you're doing."
28 Jun 2011 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell has declared it his dream to play the British Open Championship in his hometown of Portrush, as he vowed to help bring major golf back to Northern Ireland.
28 Jun 2011 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Pablo Larrazabal birdied the fifth playoff hole to beat fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia and win the BMW International Open on Sunday.
26 Jun 2011 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
England's Mark Foster, with fresh memories of losing three-shot leads on the final day, is two ahead with a round to go at the BMW International Open on the European Tour.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia says destiny will determine whether he will play at the British Open next month after edging closer to a spot in the Royal St. George’s field at the BMW International Open on Saturday.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
A chance to play alongside new U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy is being offered to fans buying tickets for next month's Irish Open in Killarney.
24 Jun 2011 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Sweden's Henrik Stenson and South African George Coetzee share the lead at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s BMW International Open. But they arrived on 10 under par by very different routes.
24 Jun 2011 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson set the first-day pace at the European Tour’s BMW International Open on Thursday -- and even managed to finish with a full set of clubs.
23 Jun 2011 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Instead of wanting to play like Tiger Woods, everybody now wants to play like Rory McIlroy -- and that includes world No. 3 Martin Kaymer on home turf this week.
22 Jun 2011 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Matthew Zions of Australia shot a 2-under 69 Sunday to win his first European Tour title Sunday at the Saint-Omer Open in dominating fashion.
19 Jun 2011 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
Matthew Zions mastered some tricky conditions on Saturday at the Saint-Omer Open to put himself firmly in the frame for his first European Tour title.
18 Jun 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Scotland's Craig Lee produced a 3-under-par round of 68 Friday to move into a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s Saint-Omer Open.
17 Jun 2011 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
George Coetzee of South Africa shot a 5-under 66 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Saint-Omer Open. Ranked 79th on the European Tour, Coetzee had six birdies and only one bogey.
16 Jun 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Robert Rock held off a stunning charge from Thorbjorn Olesen Sunday to claim his first victory on the European Tour at the BMW Italian Open.
12 Jun 2011 - 1:50pm - 0 Comments
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