The hottest stretch of Alex Noren's career has come a few weeks too late. If only two of his three European Tour wins since early July hadn't arrived after the qualification period for the Ryder Cup ended and Darren Clarke had selected his captain's picks.
Alvaro Quiros of Spain shot a 3-under 67 Saturday to hold a one-shot lead after the third round of the UBS Hong Kong Open, while joint overnight leader Rory McIlroy fell three strokes behind.
3 Dec 2011 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland retained a share of the lead at the UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday after shooting a 1-under 69 in the second round. The U.S. Open champion was joined at 7-under 133 by first-round co-leader Alvaro Quiros of Spain, who also had a 69.
2 Dec 2011 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 64 in blustery conditions on Thursday to share the lead with Alvaro Quiros and David Horsey after the opening round of the UBS Hong Kong Open. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Asian Tour.
1 Dec 2011 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
UCLA sophomore Patrick Cantlay is going to the British Open under a new qualifying category for golf’s oldest championship.
30 Nov 2011 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy intends to spend more time playing in the United States next year, juggling his commitments with the European Tour as he seeks to make an impact on both sides of the Atlantic.
29 Nov 2011 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday. Home favorite Otto finished with an even-par 72 and a 14-under total of 274 for his second European Tour title.
27 Nov 2011 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
Charl Schwartzel and Sergio Garcia have added further star power to the Asian Tour’s inaugural Thailand Golf Championship next month.
26 Nov 2011 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
Home favorite Hennie Otto surged into a three-shot lead with a 7-under 65 at the third round of the South African Open on Saturday as Retief Goosen and Ernie Els both stumbled.
26 Nov 2011 - 11:42am - 0 Comments
Steven O’Hara held a one-shot lead over Retief Goosen and Merrick Bremner at the halfway mark of the South African Open on Friday.
25 Nov 2011 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Steven O’Hara of Scotland and local favorite Jbe Kruger shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the South African Open.
24 Nov 2011 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els isn't getting carried away by Tiger Woods' impressive display in last week's Presidents Cup singles in Australia.
23 Nov 2011 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els starts his bid for a sixth South African Open title on Thursday -- and Scottish amateur Michael Stewart will be teeing off with him at Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate.
23 Nov 2011 - 5:46pm - 0 Comments
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa's Garth Mulroy shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship for his first European Tour title.
20 Nov 2011 - 8:53pm - 0 Comments
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Dutchman Joost Luiten won the rain-shortened Johor Open on Sunday for his first European Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a one-stroke victory over Sweden's Daniel Chopra.
20 Nov 2011 - 7:54am - 0 Comments
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- Garth Mulroy birdied five straight holes on the back nine to take the lead with an 8-under 64 at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday.
19 Nov 2011 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Heavy rain washed out play Saturday and forced organizers to reduce the Iskandar Johor Open to 54 holes, with Sweden's Daniel Chopra holding a two-shot lead going into the final day.
19 Nov 2011 - 7:04am - 0 Comments
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- Jbe Kruger added a second-round 67 to his opening 64 for a four-shot lead at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship on Friday.
18 Nov 2011 - 2:11pm - 0 Comments
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Sweden's Daniel Chopra fired a 6-under-par 65 to take the clubhouse lead at the Iskandar Johor Open on Friday but dozens of other players failed to complete the second round amid concerns about lightning.
18 Nov 2011 - 8:17am - 0 Comments
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- England's Seve Benson and local player Jbe Kruger shot 8-under-par 64s to share the first-round clubhouse lead in sweltering heat at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in northern South Africa on Thursday.
17 Nov 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
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