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ABERDEEN, Scotland – Three years after virtually giving up on links golf, a more mature Rory McIlroy appears ready to give it another chance.    McIlroy tamed blustery conditions on day one of the Aberdeen Asset management Scotti
Els captures fifth South African Open title on bizarre final day in Durban
Ernie Els won the South African Open for the fifth time Sunday, shooting a 6-under 66 to beat Retief Goosen by one shot in a tournament shortened to 17 holes for each of the final two rounds.
19 Dec 2010 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Els moves two ahead of Goosen after 36 holes in South African Open
Four-time winner Ernie Els will take a two-shot lead into a marathon last day of the South African Open, where all of the country’s golf stars rose into contention on Saturday for the 100th national title.
18 Dec 2010 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Goosen and Els lead big names atop South African Open after Round 1
Two-time champion Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 64 Friday for a share of the first-round lead of the 100th South African Open with Alex Cejka.
17 Dec 2010 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
South African Open halted by rain in very early stages of opening round
The opening round of the South African Open was rained out Thursday with only six players having completed nine holes at Durban Country Club.
16 Dec 2010 - 12:06pm - 0 Comments
Brightest stars return home for 100th playing of South African Open
Ernie Els will head a stellar home cast when the 100th edition of the South African Open begins on Thursday, with the world No. 12 admitting he is in good shape for the tournament.
15 Dec 2010 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments
Martin of Spain rallies to grab Alfred Dunhill title for second straight year
Pablo Martin survived a disastrous triple bogey to successfully defended his Alfred Dunhill Championship title Sunday, shooting a 2-under 70 for a two-shot victory.
12 Dec 2010 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
Rookie Michael's lead drops to one after three rounds at Alfred Dunhill
Anthony Michael took a one-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship, shooting a 1-under 71 that kept him ahead of the chasing pack Saturday.
11 Dec 2010 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
Newcomer Michael extends lead to two at Alfred Dunhill Championship
South African newcomer Anthony Michael extended his lead to two shots halfway through the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Friday after two rounds at Leopard Creek Country Club.
10 Dec 2010 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
Baseball player turned golfer Michael leads Dunhill Championship by one
Anthony Michael of South Africa shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship, the season-opening event on the 2011 European Tour schedule. The event is also sanctioned by southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
9 Dec 2010 - 1:13pm - 0 Comments
As new season begins, European golf can bask in perhaps its best year ever
What a season for European golf -- the best ever in most people's view. Winning the Ryder Cup back would have been enough, really, especially given the nail-biting drama at Celtic Manor.
8 Dec 2010 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen looks to gain momentum as 2011 schedule kicks off in Africa
Louis Oosthuizen is hoping to use this week's Alfred Dunhill Championship to continue building momentum after a recent ankle injury.
8 Dec 2010 - 11:24am - 0 Comments
McDowell and Kaymer voted as co- winners of European Golfer of Year
Graeme McDowell and Martin Kaymer have been voted as co-winners of the 2010 European Tour Golfer of the Year award -- the first time the prize has been shared in its 26-year history.
7 Dec 2010 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
European Tour's Desert Swing draws Americans away from PGA Tour
The strongest part of the European Tour schedule is early in the year when it makes its “desert swing” through Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain and Dubai. Next year, it figures to get even stronger by adding some of the best Americans.
7 Dec 2010 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Teenager Manassero named European Tour's 2010 Rookie of the Year
Italy's Matteo Manassero has been named the European Tour's Rookie of the Year after a record-breaking start to his professional career. Manassero joined the paid ranks in May after a superb amateur career and became the youngest winner in European Tour history in October with his victory in the
30 Nov 2010 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
Poulter still pained by marker penalty that cost him so dearly in Dubai
Anybody who has closely followed the career of Ian Poulter remembers the bizarre incident in Florida when his physical therapist jumped into a lake and found his ball. Now there is another for the collection, but one that Poulter is struggling to see the funny side of right now. Poulter will a
29 Nov 2010 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
European Tour unveils 2011 schedule, with 50 events around the world
The 2011 European Tour schedule will feature 50 golf tournaments -- two more than this year -- with new events in Bahrain, Malaysia and Sicily. The 2011 tour starts next month in South Africa and ends with the Dubai World Championship next December. The European Tour said in a statement that f
28 Nov 2010 - 12:55pm - 0 Comments
Karlsson wins Dubai Championship as Poulter penalized in sudden death
Sweden’s Robert Karlsson won the European Tour’s season-ending Dubai World Championship Sunday, beating third-round leader Ian Poulter in a two-way playoff after a bizarre blunder by the Englishman on the final hole. Karlsson calmly rolled in a birdie putt on the second playoff hole after Poulter
28 Nov 2010 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
'Tiddlywinks' blunder proves costly for Poulter in sudden death in Dubai
Who knew dropping a golf ball could cost a player $400,000? That’s just what happened to Englishman Ian Poulter on Sunday when he went to replace his ball on his marker and dropped it from a few inches above the ground, falling victim to one of golf’s more arcane rules. The blunder cost Poulte
28 Nov 2010 - 11:24am - 0 Comments
Kaymer closes out his first European money title as McDowell falls short
Reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer won the European Tour money title Sunday, after his only remaining challenger Graeme McDowell fell short at the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer and McDowell both finished in a tie for 13th with 6-under totals of 282, but the Northern Irishman nee
28 Nov 2010 - 11:20am - 0 Comments