European Tour

TURIN, Italy – Home favorite Francesco Molinari and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger both shot 66 to share the first round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday, while Stephen Gallacher's bid to earn a late spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team ran into trouble. 
Kim turned down in effort to secure European Tour card for 2011 season
American Anthony Kim has had his application to play on the European Tour in 2011 turned down. The 25-year-old Kim did not compete in the required 12 tournaments this year, but had hoped to obtain medical exemption after missing three months of the season with a thumb injury. However, Tourna
21 Oct 2010 - 11:23am - 0 Comments
Garcia and Olazabal eager to return to action at Spain's Castello Masters
Sergio Garcia has declared himself ready for another assault on the world No.
20 Oct 2010 - 2:17pm - 1 Comments
Australia's Richard Green wins Portugal Masters
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) -- Richard Green surged up the leaderboard to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday with a 7-under 65, after a late collapse from overnight leader Pablo Martin. Green started the round seven shots behind Martin but birdied four of the first five holes at the Oceanico Victori
17 Oct 2010 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Martin takes three-shot lead at Portugal Masters
Pablo Martin of Spain shot a 9-under 63 Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters. Martin eagled the third and fifth holes, and added six birdies to finish his round at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Club at 18-under 198. "Those eagles were a massive boost to
16 Oct 2010 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Lafeber leads Portugal Masters after second round
Holland's Maarten Lafeber sank 16 birdies and an eagle over two rounds to earn a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Portugal Masters. His 5-under 67 on Friday, which followed an opening 64, took the 35-year-old Dutchman to 13 under.
15 Oct 2010 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Karlsson, Edfors, Lafeber share lead at Portugal Masters
Robert Karlsson and Johan Edfors of Sweden and Maarten Lafeber of Netherlands led the Portugal Masters after shooting 64s in the first round Thursday. Karlsson and Edfors had bogey free rounds, while Maarten had six birdies over his last nine holes to help atone for an earlier double bogey. Al
14 Oct 2010 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez carries Ryder Cup injury into Portugal Masters
Miguel Angel Jimenez will carry a painful legacy from Europe's Ryder Cup celebrations when he tees off at the Portugal Masters on Thursday. The 46-year-old Spaniard twisted his right ankle in a pothole as jubilant European golf fans crowded the 17th green at Celtic Manor to celebrate Graeme McDow
13 Oct 2010 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
Rose resigns from European Tour but plans to rejoin as soon as he can
Justin Rose has resigned from the European Tour after being left out of the Ryder Cup team. But he is not facing a two-year ban and is expected to be back as a member next season. The former European Tour No.
11 Oct 2010 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
PGA Champion Kaymer wins Dunhill Links for his third straight victory
Golf's newest major champion Martin Kaymer has become the first player to win three times in a row on the European Tour since Tiger Woods four years ago. In bitterly cold and windy conditions at St.
10 Oct 2010 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
Westwood confirms he'll take break to heal leg, will still become No. 1
Lee Westwood has decided not to play again this month because of his nagging leg injury -- and as a result he will take the world No. 1 spot away from Tiger Woods on Oct.
10 Oct 2010 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
Westwood closes in on Parry, and No. 1 ranking, at Alfred Dunhill Links
John Parry’s lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was halved to two strokes Saturday after the Englishman shot a 1-under 71 in the third round.
9 Oct 2010 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
His leg not feeling better, Westwood closer to taking extended break
Lee Westwood played on through the pain on Friday at the Dunhill Links Championship, but it looks more likely that he will become world No. 1 by taking time off next week than by finishing second at St.
8 Oct 2010 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
England's Parry powers clear of Ryder Cup stars at halfway in Dunhill Links
England's John Parry left nine of Europe's Ryder Cup side trailing in his wake at St.
8 Oct 2010 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
European Ryder Cup players all start strong in Scotland's Dunhill Links
Ryder Cup Vice-Captain Thomas Bjorn shot a 6-under 66 at St.
7 Oct 2010 - 4:38pm - 0 Comments
Westwood reinjures his calf, plans to play on but worries about future
A concerned Lee Westwood suffered a recurrence of his calf injury on Thursday, but is expected to continue his bid to replace Tiger Woods as world No. 1 at St.
7 Oct 2010 - 4:22pm - 0 Comments
Westwood, now ranked No. 2, faces two shots to dethrone No. 1 Woods
How do you follow up a Ryder Cup win like that? Well, for Lee Westwood the options available include going to sleep for three weeks and waking up as world No. 1. That's right. If the 37-year-old Englishman doesn’t play a tournament between now and Oct.
6 Oct 2010 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
European stars make divergent plans for 2011 in wake of Ryder Cup win
Lee Westwood will not be joining the PGA Tour next year, but fellow Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell is planning to head to the United States in 2011. A week that began with him becoming a Ryder Cup winner for the fifth time in seven matches will end with Westwood deposing Tiger Woods if he can fin
6 Oct 2010 - 4:07pm - 0 Comments
Westwood in prime position to pass Woods and take over No. 1 in ranking
Tiger Woods is almost certain to lose his No. 1 ranking next month - but not to Phil Mickelson. Lee Westwood, a runner-up in two majors this year before missing the last two months with a calf injury, will replace Mickelson at No. 2 in the next world ranking to be published Monday, Oct. 4.
1 Oct 2010 - 8:04am - 0 Comments
Parry wins Vivendi Cup by two for his first European Tour victory
John Parry of England captured his first European Tour title Sunday, winning the Vivendi Cup by two strokes over Johan Edfors of Sweden after shooting a 2-under 70. The 23-year-old Parry, a former Walker Cup player who turned professional in 2007, finished at 17-under 271 at Golf de Joyenval Club
26 Sep 2010 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments