European Tour

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship on Friday.
Despite his own dire assessment of his game, Bjorn returns to upper class
Thomas Bjorn was No. 65 in the world, two weeks removed from winning the Qatar Masters, when he arrived in Arizona for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. It was his first time at a World Golf Championship in four years.
27 Dec 2011 - 1:39pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Kaymer named European Tour's final 2011 Golfer of Month
Martin Kaymer’s victory in the WGC-HSBC Champions has earned him the Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Month Award for November/December, tour officials have announced.
27 Dec 2011 - 1:09pm - 0 Comments
Lewis, who won in third start, named European Tour Rookie of Year
Tom Lewis, who made history in October by winning in his third professional start on the European Tour, has followed in the footsteps of his home club's most famous figure, Sir Nick Faldo, by being named as the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year for 2011.
24 Dec 2011 - 1:12pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy arrives on world stage, just as golf endures passing of Ballesteros
A year that witnessed the passing of one European golf legend might have heralded the arrival of another.
22 Dec 2011 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
Oklahoma State star Uihlein turns pro with an eye on competing in Europe
Former U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein is turning pro and is willing to travel.
19 Dec 2011 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Dixon wins Q-School as 37 earn their European Tour cards for 2012 season
England’s David Dixon was first past the post at the European Tour’s Qualifying School Final Stage on Thursday as 37 players secured their places on the 2012 European Tour.
15 Dec 2011 - 1:15pm - 0 Comments
Veteran Dixon steals into lead on Day 5 of European Tour Q-School finals
David Dixon stormed into the lead in the European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage on Wednesday after a 5-under-par fifth round of 67 that included no fewer than seven birdies.
14 Dec 2011 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Hutsby stays ahead as cut falls after fourth round of Q-School final stage
Sam Hutsby remained the man to catch at the European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage on Tuesday after carding a 1-under-par 71 in the fourth of six rounds at PGA Catalunya Resort.
13 Dec 2011 - 12:24pm - 0 Comments
Accuracy, short game power Donald to historic heights on two major tours
The final event of the European Tour season was won by the man who has been the circuit's biggest hitter for four of the last five years.
12 Dec 2011 - 8:10pm - 0 Comments
Dubai retains European Tour season- ending event for next three seasons
The European Tour's season-ending event in Dubai is secure for the next three years -- with increased prize money.
12 Dec 2011 - 8:03pm - 0 Comments
Hutsby leads Sullivan by one halfway through European Q-School finals
Former Walker Cup players Sam Hutsby and Andy Sullivan built on their sterling starts at the Qualifying School Final Stage on Monday, with just one shot separating the two Englishmen at the midway stage of the six-round marathon.
12 Dec 2011 - 12:24pm - 0 Comments
Steady Hutsby maintains lead after second day of European Q-School
Sam Hutsby maintained his lead in the European Tour’s Qualifying School Final Stage on Sunday as he followed up his stunning opening round of 60 with a 3-under-par 69 on the Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya Resort, leaving him two shots clear of English compatriot Andy Sullivan.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Donald becomes first to win U.S. and European money titles in same year
No. 1-ranked Luke Donald made history Sunday in becoming the first golfer to win both the American and European money titles, shooting a 6-under 66 to finish third at the Dubai World Championship and see off his nearest rival Rory McIlroy in the Race to Dubai.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:12pm - 1 Comments
Quiros edges Lawrie and Donald to win Dubai World Championship
Alvaro Quiros holed a 40-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to clinch a two-shot win over 1999 British Open champion Paul Lawrie at the Dubai World Championship on Sunday as No. 1-ranked Luke Donald became the first golfer to win both the PGA Tour and European Tour money titles.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy pulls out of Thai tournament, citing lingering effects of fever
Rory McIlroy is pulling out of the upcoming Thailand Golf Championship as he continues to recover from the lingering effects of dengue fever.
11 Dec 2011 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
Hutsby flirts with 59 to lead European Tour Q-School, Reed alone in third
England’s Sam Hutsby was in red-hot form in Saturday’s opening-day play of the European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage at PGA Catalunya Resort, where he holds a three-shot lead after shooting a 10-under-par 60 on the Tour Course.
10 Dec 2011 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Quiros keeps lead in Dubai as Donald closes in on dual money list history
Top-ranked Luke Donald is on the verge of becoming the first golfer to win the European and American money titles, shooting a 6-under 66 Saturday in the third round of the Dubai World Championship.
10 Dec 2011 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
Quiros takes halfway lead in Dubai, McIlroy slips back late
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy's bid for the Race To Dubai title was in doubt after he hit into the water on 18 and finished five shots off the lead halfway through the Dubai World Championship on Friday.
9 Dec 2011 - 8:56am - 0 Comments
Donald clarifies his comments about Woods, McIlroy and who's best
Tiger Woods is the best golfer Luke Donald has ever played against and Rory McIlroy is the most talented.
8 Dec 2011 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments