European Tour

EAST LONDON, South Africa -- Kevin Phelan and Matt Ford made 5-under 67s to share the first-round lead at the Africa Open on Thursday. Phelan had six birdies and just one bogey at East London Golf Course. Ford made five birdies and was bogey-free.
Oosthuizen to miss Andalucia Open title defense as viral infection returns
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has had to pull out of his Andalucian Open title defense this week.
22 Mar 2011 - 1:36am - 0 Comments
Jacquelin closes out one-shot victory at Sicilian Open in Monday finish
France’s Raphael Jacquelin ended a four-year wait for his third European Tour title by winning the weather-delayed Sicilian Open on Monday.
21 Mar 2011 - 12:36pm - 0 Comments
European Tour implements policy on players and caddies betting on events
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.
20 Mar 2011 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
Sicilian Open to finish on Monday as spring storm interrupts fourth round
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
Jacquelin edges into one-shot lead in Sicilian Open with second straight 69
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
Wall takes Sicilian Open lead, credits Stockton putting app for his success
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.
18 Mar 2011 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
Dodd and Lara share lead after first round of inaugural Sicilian Open
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
Rocca sees inaugural Sicilian Open as chance to aid golf's growth in Italy
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
No. 1 Kaymer distances himself from big-name German sporting greats
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.
6 Mar 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Meesawat captures Asian qualifier as four punch tickets to British Open
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.
25 Feb 2011 - 11:44am - 0 Comments
Ichihara of Japan on top after Day 1 of British Open qualifier in Thailand
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.
24 Feb 2011 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
Chowrasia edges Coles in Avantha Masters for second European Tour win
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
Larrazabal leads Avantha Masters, still behind schedule after more fog
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
Cabrera-Bello leads by one after Day 2 at fog-delayed Avantha Masters
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
Kapur thrilled by speed at which golf is progressing in his native India
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
Dodt facing tough local contingent in quest to repeat at Avantha Masters
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
Derksen leads fog-delayed Avantha Masters over Beck, Foster and Zapata
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
Woods apologizes after being fined for spitting during Dubai Classic
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
Saltman won't appeal European Tour ban, says he's not guilty of cheating
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