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.
Australians Matt Millar, Kurt Barnes and Rick Kulacz have earned their places in the 2011 British Open at Royal St. George's in July after they finished in the top three spots in the Australasian edition of International Final Qualifying at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Tuesday.
11 Jan 2011 - 12:25pm - 0 Comments
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen won a three-man playoff for the Africa Open on Sunday as rising English star Chris Wood narrowly missed out on his first professional victory.
9 Jan 2011 - 11:21am - 0 Comments
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen bogeyed his last hole Saturday to fall into a tie for the lead of Africa Open with Markus Brier of Austria heading into the final round.
8 Jan 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen showed his love of shotmaking on Friday as he carded a 6-under-par 67 to move to within a stroke of the lead at the halfway mark in the Africa Open. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
7 Jan 2011 - 9:27pm - 0 Comments
Brandon Pieters was the clubhouse leader after Thursday's delayed Day 1 of the Africa Open as his 7-under-par round of 66 put him a shot clear in the first event on the 2011 calendar, co-sponsored by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
6 Jan 2011 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Darren Clarke is desperate for his career to get back on the right track in 2011 and is hoping this week's Africa Open will be the place where he turns around his fortunes.
5 Jan 2011 - 11:11am - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood isn't very impressed with the 2011 European Tour schedule, which only has two events taking place on English soil.
3 Jan 2011 - 11:06pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell is among the sports figures honored by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year list.
30 Dec 2010 - 7:53pm - 0 Comments
The Royal & Ancient was criticized for adding 40 yards to the famous 17th hole at St. Andrews for last summer’s British Openm when R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson said the intent was to bring the road behind the green back into play.
26 Dec 2010 - 9:09pm - 0 Comments
New European Tour No. 1 Martin Kaymer has revealed what is next on his wish list.
25 Dec 2010 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
One lucky amateur golfer will get the chance to play alongside Tiger Woods in the pro-am tournament that takes place ahead of the Dubai Desert Classic in February.
23 Dec 2010 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell has been named 2010 RTE Sportsperson of the Year. RTE, whose full name is Raidio Teilifís Eireann, is Ireland’s national radio and television company, essentially, the Irish version of Great Britain’s BBC.
23 Dec 2010 - 3:47pm - 1 Comments
Given the choice between a major or being No. 1 in the world, Lee Westwood made it sound like an easy decision. He’ll take No. 1.
21 Dec 2010 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els won the South African Open for the fifth time Sunday, shooting a 6-under 66 to beat Retief Goosen by one shot in a tournament shortened to 17 holes for each of the final two rounds.
19 Dec 2010 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Four-time winner Ernie Els will take a two-shot lead into a marathon last day of the South African Open, where all of the country’s golf stars rose into contention on Saturday for the 100th national title.
18 Dec 2010 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Two-time champion Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 64 Friday for a share of the first-round lead of the 100th South African Open with Alex Cejka.
17 Dec 2010 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
The opening round of the South African Open was rained out Thursday with only six players having completed nine holes at Durban Country Club.
16 Dec 2010 - 12:06pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els will head a stellar home cast when the 100th edition of the South African Open begins on Thursday, with the world No. 12 admitting he is in good shape for the tournament.
15 Dec 2010 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments
Pablo Martin survived a disastrous triple bogey to successfully defended his Alfred Dunhill Championship title Sunday, shooting a 2-under 70 for a two-shot victory.
12 Dec 2010 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
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