European Tour

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship on Friday.
McDowell shows promise as he tries to bounce back from difficult season
Graeme McDowell packed a career of memories into one season, from his U.S. Open title at Pebble Beach to winning the match that gave Europe victory in the Ryder Cup. He knew an encore was going to be tough.
3 Nov 2011 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Bogey-free Bradley opens with 65 to lead WGC-HSBC Champions by two
PGA Champion Keegan Bradley cares more about counting birdies than votes. He flew halfway around the world with the intention of winning a World Golf Championship, not any kind of an award.
3 Nov 2011 - 6:00am - 0 Comments
McIlroy looks to close gap to Donald in race for European money title
Rory McIlroy believes he can give Luke Donald a run for his money as the 2011 Race to Dubai enters the home stretch. The Northern Irishman enters this week's WGC-HSBC Champions event $1.78 million behind Donald in the race to top the European Tour money list.
2 Nov 2011 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Westwood aims to take over top spot on Europe's all-time money list
Lee Westwood has the chance to achieve another milestone in his career this weekend – becoming the biggest earner in European Tour history.
2 Nov 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
HSBC Champions seeks to be treated like other World Golf Championships
Except for the red carpet in bunkers on the practice range, signs posted in English and Chinese, and bicycles competing with BMWs for space on the road, the HSBC Champions looks like any other World Golf Championship. Too bad the PGA Tour doesn’t see it that way.
1 Nov 2011 - 3:51pm - 0 Comments
Dyson's Asian experience has him full of confidence at HSBC Champions
Simon Dyson has no doubt that his bags of Asian experience will stand him in good stead as he targets victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions this week at Sheshan International Golf Club.
1 Nov 2011 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
Bradley is keen to continue his Asian adventure at WGC-HSBC Champions
Keegan Bradley, the rookie winner of the PGA Championship in Atlanta, says he can't wait to take his place at Asia's only World Golf Championship, the WGC-HSBC Champions, this week.
31 Oct 2011 - 5:14pm - 0 Comments
Garcia wins for second week in a row with one-shot triumph in Andalucia
Sergio Garcia is back in the world's top 20 and at the top of Europe's Ryder Cup points race after grabbing his second victory in a row on Sunday.
30 Oct 2011 - 1:09pm - 0 Comments
Garcia goes from three back to two ahead in third round at Andalucia
Sergio Garcia's revival continued Saturday as he took over the lead after the third round of the Andalucia Masters on the European Tour.
29 Oct 2011 - 12:47pm - 0 Comments
Ramsay preserves two-shot lead at Valderrama, Garcia now three back
Scotland’s Richie Ramsay shot a 1-over 72 Friday to preserve his two stroke lead after the second round of the Andalucia Masters on the European Tour.
28 Oct 2011 - 2:11pm - 0 Comments
Ramsay leads Andalucia Masters by two, Garcia five back after first day
Richie Ramsay shot a 6-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Andalucia Masters on the European Tour.
27 Oct 2011 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Garcia leads charge of Spanish players seeking victory at Andalucia Masters
Sergio Garcia leads a strong Spanish contingent intent on a Valderrama victory at this weekend's Andalucia Masters, where defending champion Graeme McDowell heads the challengers.
26 Oct 2011 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
Volvo Champions moves from Bahrain to S. Africa, at least for 2012
South Africa will host the European Tour’s high-profile Volvo Golf Champions event next year after it was moved out of Bahrain because of security concerns.
25 Oct 2011 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
Garcia wins Castello Masters by 11 shots, ends three-year victory drought
Sergio Garcia won his first title in almost three years on Sunday, dominating for the third straight day at the Castello Masters to earn an 11-stroke victory that matched the third-largest margin of victory in European Tour history.
23 Oct 2011 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
Garcia extends his lead to eight shots at Castello Masters on home course
Sergio Garcia shot a 7-under 64 Saturday to extend his lead to a commanding eight shots after the third round of the Castello Masters on the European Tour.
22 Oct 2011 - 1:53pm - 0 Comments
Garcia leads by two shots at halfway of Castello Masters on home course
Hometown favorite Sergio Garcia shot an 8-under 63 on Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the European Tour’s Castello Masters.
21 Oct 2011 - 1:39pm - 0 Comments
Even after early success, Lewis says he’s got long way to grow as a player
Tom Lewis is keeping his feet firmly on the ground in the wake of his inaugural European Tour triumph.
20 Oct 2011 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
McGowan leads Castello Masters, Garcia three back on his home course
England's Ross McGowan, fighting for his European Tour future, began the Castello Masters with a 7-under-par 64 on Thursday at Club de Campo del Mediterraneo.
20 Oct 2011 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
Garcia will make his European Ryder Cup team, Olazabal believes
European Ryder Cup Captain Jose Maria Olazabal expects his fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia to be part of his team at Medinah next year.
19 Oct 2011 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments