European Tour

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.
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After lengthy period away from game, Garcia glad to be back in competition
Sergio Garcia says his love of golf has been restored after long periods away from the game to clear his head last year. Garcia has been mired in a slump in which he hasn’t won since the 2008 HSBC Champions in China. His ranking has fallen from No. 2 to 80.
25 Jan 2011 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
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Scottish Open moves to links course at Castle Stuart from Loch Lomond
The Barclays Scottish Open will be played at Castle Stuart near Inverness on July 7-10, European Tour officials have announced. Loch Lomond has hosted the event for the last 15 years.
24 Jan 2011 - 12:29pm - 0 Comments
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Kaymer cruises to eight-shot victory in Abu Dhabi, moves to world No. 2
Martin Kaymer displaced Tiger Woods as the world No. 2 Sunday after winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for the third time in four years, this time by a thumping eight-shot margin over Rory McIlroy.
23 Jan 2011 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
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Kaymer leads McIlroy by five in Abu Dhabi after strong third-round finish
Defending champion Martin Kaymer extended his lead at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship to five strokes over Rory McIlroy after shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round on Saturday.
22 Jan 2011 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
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R&A might 'have a look' at changing rule involving 'trial by television'
The European Tour wrote to golf's governing body in 2008 with concern about the rule that, had it been changed, would have saved Padraig Harrington from disqualification in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
22 Jan 2011 - 12:36pm - 1 Comments
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Kaymer leads in Abu Dhabi after TV viewer gets Harrington disqualified
Martin Kaymer is on course to retain the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and take the world No. 2 spot away from Tiger Woods after a scintillating second-round 65 on Friday.
21 Jan 2011 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
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Harrington disqualified in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was disqualified before the second round of the HSBC Championship after the Irishman was judged to have illegally moved his ball during Thursday's first round.
21 Jan 2011 - 9:25am - 5 Comments
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Schwartzel, still red-hot, rolls to one- shot lead at Abu Dhabi Championship
Charl Schwartzel took a one-stroke lead Thursday at the Abu Dhabi Championship with an 8-under 64 in the first round.
20 Jan 2011 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
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Maritz, Schietekat and de Vries claim British Open spots in African qualifier
Floris de Vries of the Netherlands and South Africans Martin Maritz and Neil Schietekat earned their first major championship appearances on Wednesday after claiming the three available places in the 2011 British Open at the African edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ).
20 Jan 2011 - 12:23pm - 0 Comments
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Westwood looks for winning start to 2011 in star-studded Abu Dhabi
Quality not quantity has worked wonders for Lee Westwood lately -- and the world No. 1 will be happy to keep it that way as he starts his 2011 campaign on Thursday.
19 Jan 2011 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
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Saltman banned from European Tour for incorrect marking of ball on green
Scotland’s Elliot Saltman was banned for three months by the European Tour on Wednesday for incorrectly marking his ball on the green during an event last year.
19 Jan 2011 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
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Now tied at No. 4 in rank, McDowell and Mickelson paired in Abu Dhabi
Graeme McDowell and Phil Mickelson, now tied for fourth in the world ranking, will go head-to-head in the first two rounds of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Thursday and Friday.
19 Jan 2011 - 1:06am - 0 Comments
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Harrington still tinkering with swing, enters 2011 season very optimistic
Padraig Harrington is not living if he’s not working. According to the Irish Golf Desk, Harrington decided to change the move that gets his swing started, and that has led to wholesale changes for the three-time major champion.
18 Jan 2011 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
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Schwartzel captures Joburg Open for second straight year, this one by four
Charl Schwartzel successfully defended his Joburg Open title on Sunday, birdieing the last hole for a 4-under 67 that gave him a four-stroke victory.
16 Jan 2011 - 12:30pm - 0 Comments
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South Africa shuffles year-end slate in attempt to ease global golf congestion
The perennial early-season European Tour events in South Africa have been brought forward in a bid to avoid schedule congestion.
15 Jan 2011 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
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Defending champ Schwartzel holds on to share of lead in Joburg Open
Defending champion Charl Schwartzel enters the final round of the Joburg Open in a three-way share of the lead with fellow South Africans Thomas Aiken and Garth Mulroy.
15 Jan 2011 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
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Schwartzel shines on rainy Friday to share halfway lead in Joburg Open
Defending champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa fired a 10-under 61 for a share of the halfway lead at the Joburg Open on Friday.
14 Jan 2011 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
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Maritz and Mordt lead Joburg Open after posting 62s on different courses
South Africans Martin Maritz and Tyrone Mordt each shot a 9-under 62 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Joburg Open.
13 Jan 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
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Rain-softened courses at Joburg Open have Schwartzel eager to defend title
Charl Schwartzel is in bullish mood as he prepares for the defense of his Joburg Open title this week.
12 Jan 2011 - 11:31am - 0 Comments