VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United States.
The European Tour has a new policy in its regulations this year that forbids a player or a caddie to place a bet on any golf tournament in which they are participating. That’s the letter of the law. But it’s not the intent.
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Raphael Jacquelin extended his lead at the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open to two strokes Sunday afternoon, but a weather delay meant he wouldn’t have the chance to seal the title until Monday.
20 Mar 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Frenchman Raphael Jacquelin edged ahead of England's Anthony Wall Saturday to seize a one-shot lead after three rounds of the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open.
19 Mar 2011 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Anthony Wall shot a 4-under 67 Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open.
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Jose Manuel Lara of Spain overcame an early double bogey to finish tied for the lead with Welsh veteran Stephen Dodd on the opening day of the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open.
17 Mar 2011 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
Costantino Rocca hopes the inaugural Sicilian Open, which gets under way on Thursday, will help Italy to continue developing into a major force in world golf.
17 Mar 2011 - 12:17am - 0 Comments
Despite rising to the No. 1 spot in the world rankings, Martin Kaymer insissts that he’s nothing like German sporting greats such as socer star Franz Beckenbauer, tennis ace Boris Becker or Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher.
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Thailand’s Prom Meesawat earned his first British Open appearance Friday after winning the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) at Amata Spring Country Club near Bangkok.
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Japan’s Kodai Ichihara enjoyed a successful day with the putter on Thursday as he charged into the first-round lead in the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the British Open.
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Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia of India got his second professional win Sunday at the Avantha Masters, shooting a 5-under 67 for a one stroke victory over Robert Coles of England. The event was co-sanctioned by the European Tour, the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India.
20 Feb 2011 - 10:25am - 1 Comments
Pablo Larrazabal held the clubhouse lead at the end of the third day of the Avantha Masters at DLF Golf and Country Club on Saturday. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and Professional Golf Tour of India.
19 Feb 2011 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain was the clubhouse leader by a single shot despite two bogeys in his closing three holes in a second-round 3-under 69 at the Avantha Masters on Friday. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and Professional Golf Tour of India.
18 Feb 2011 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
India’s Shiv Kapur has hailed the growth of golf in his country as the European Tour visits for the fourth time.
17 Feb 2011 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Andrew Dodt will need to hold off a strong contingent of local Indian golfers to reclaim his title at this week’s Avantha Masters.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Robert-Jan Derksen took a one-shot lead after a truncated first day's play in the European Tour’s Avantha Masters on Thursday. After a 3 1/2-hour delay to allow fog to clear, the Dutchman set the pace with a bogey-free, six-under-par round of 66.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:29am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods apologized Monday after he was fined an undisclosed sum by the European Tour for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
14 Feb 2011 - 2:31pm - 4 Comments
Elliot Saltman says he will not appeal his three-month ban from the European Tour for marking his ball incorrectly, but reiterated on Monday that he did not cheat.
14 Feb 2011 - 2:27pm - 2 Comments
There were flashes of brilliance from Tiger Woods at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, but also plenty of signs his new swing remains a work in progress. Woods himself has no doubts about his future.
13 Feb 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Alvaro Quiros of Spain won the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic with a wild final round on Sunday that included a hole-in-one and triple bogey as Tiger Woods fell out of contention early and lost his bid to win his first tournament in 15 months.
13 Feb 2011 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
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