DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Danny Willett withstood the pressure and made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.
Continental Europe picked up 3 1/2 out of five points in Friday’s fourball matches to reduce Britain and Ireland’s lead to one point in the Vivendi Seve Trophy.
16 Sep 2011 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Britain and Ireland took a 4-1 lead over Continental Europe after the opening fourballs Thursday in the Vivendi Seve Trophy. The Ryder Cup-style event is played in non-Ryder Cup years.
15 Sep 2011 - 1:41pm - 0 Comments
Continental Europe will seek to end the domination of Britain & Ireland in the Vivendi Seve Trophy when both teams square off this week on the golf course of Saint-Nom-la-Breteche.
14 Sep 2011 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
England’s Simon Dyson won the European Tour’s KLM Open for the third time in six years, shooting a 4-under 66 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over countryman David Lynn.
11 Sep 2011 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments
Paul McGinley has the chance to end nearly six years without a win on Sunday -- right on the eve of being a non-playing captain again for Britain and Ireland in the Vivendi Seve Trophy.
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Stephen Dodd and Marcel Siem were tied for the lead after Day 2 of the European Tour’s KLM Open, while Rory McIlroy's fine second round saw him move into contention.
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Aiming for his third KLM Open title in six years, England’s Simon Dyson shot an opening-round 5-under-par 65 Thursday to tie for the lead with Marcel Siem on a day marred by vandals and torrential rainfall.
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Martin Kaymer starts his bid to go 'double Dutch' on Thursday knowing there is a big difference to this time last year.
7 Sep 2011 - 12:15pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Britain and Ireland have been hit much harder by withdrawals than Continental Europe for next week's Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris.
6 Sep 2011 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy has won the European Tour's Shot of the Month award for the second time in a row. During the Irish Open at Killarney, McIlroy hooked a sand wedge 50 yards around a tree to within 12 feet of the flag.
4 Sep 2011 - 7:04pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn won back-to-back titles for the first time in his career, shooting a 9-under 62 Sunday to take the Omega European Masters by four strokes.
4 Sep 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to pull ahead of Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy and lead the Omega European Masters after three rounds.
3 Sep 2011 - 5:45pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shares the lead at the halfway stage of the Omega European Masters, the first qualifying event for next year's European Ryder Cup team.
2 Sep 2011 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 65 in the Omega European Masters first round on Thursday to trail surprise leader Nick Dougherty by two shots.
1 Sep 2011 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open winner Rory McIlroy said his relationship with top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki can help him become No. 1 in golf.
31 Aug 2011 - 3:15pm - 1 Comments
For Lee Westwood it was water-skiing, for Darren Clarke it was fishing and for Rory McIlroy it was watching girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki play tennis and receive treatment on his injured arm.
31 Aug 2011 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Mark Foster insists there is "better to come" following his Johnnie Walker Championship heartbreak. Foster was three shots ahead with eight holes to play and one ahead standing on the final tee.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
It was ecstasy, then it was agony. Thomas Levet is never going to forget what happened to him on July 3. Winning his home Alstom French Open was the greatest moment of his career, coming as it did 25 years after his first attempt and with his world ranking a lowly 352nd.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy expects to be in Switzerland for the Omega European Masters Tuesday afternoon after being delayed leaving New York by Hurricane Irene.
29 Aug 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
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