CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland — Danny Willett won his third European Tour title after a one-shot victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick in the European Masters on Sunday.
Tributes poured in from across the globe Saturday after five-time major winner Seve Ballesteros died of brain cancer, with players moved to tears by the passing of the dashing Spaniard who transformed European golf and the Ryder Cup.
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Seve Ballesteros’ funeral will be held in his native Pedrena on Wednesday after the five-time major champion died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor.
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Seve Ballesteros was as inspirational in Europe as Arnold Palmer was in America, a handsome figure who feared no shot and often played from where no golfer had ever been.
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There will never be another golfer quite like Seve Ballesteros. Perhaps no other sportsman quite like him, either.
7 May 2011 - 3:27am - 1 Comments
MADRID, Spain -- Seve Ballesteros was a genius with a golf club in his hands, an inspiration to everyone who saw him create shots that didn’t seem possible.
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A seven-week break appears to have done Thomas Aiken no harm at all – he takes a one-shot lead into Saturday’s third round of the Spanish Open.
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MADRID (AP) -- Golf great Seve Ballesteros suffered "severe deterioration" in his recovery from a cancerous brain tumor, a development that brought some players to tears as they considered his massive effect on golf in Europe and around the world.
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Scotland's Scott Jamieson, playing just the 11th European Tour event of his career, tops the leaderboard after Thursday’s first round of the Spanish Open.
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Alvaro Quiros will this week try for something last achieved by Max Faulkner in 1953 -- a successful defense of the Spanish Open title.
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Europe's new sensation Matteo Manassero will create more history next week when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete in golf's richest event, the $9 million Players Championship in Florida.
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England's Nick Dougherty, yet to make a single penny in nine European Tour starts this year, has pulled out of this week's Spanish Open and flown to Florida in the hope that his father can help bring an end to his nightmare.
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Elliot Saltman has his first chance to try to put a three-month European Tour ban behind him at this week's Spanish Open.
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Top-ranked Lee Westwood rallied to win the Ballantine’s Championship for his second straight victory, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Miguel Angel Jimenez.
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Miguel Angel Jimenez and Brett Rumford shared the lead at 10 under when third-round play in the Ballantine’s Championship was suspended Saturday because of heavy rain and lightning.
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Lee Westwood shot a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Ballantine’s Championship on Friday, bouncing back from a rough first day to stay six strokes off the pace.
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Top-ranked Lee Westwood finished Thursday’s first round of the Ballantine’s Championship with a double bogey, falling six shots behind leader Damien McGrane.
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Marcus Fraser will defend his title at the Ballantine's Championship this week just happy still to be playing. The 32-year-old Australian suffered a freak injury while playing with his son in December and is only now making a return to competitive action.
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Lee Westwood hopes to put on a show in the European Tour's Ballantine's Championship this week as the first No. 1-ranked golfer to play in South Korea.
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Nicolas Colsaerts set a tournament record at the Volvo China Open on Sunday, finishing at 24 under to win by four shots over a group of four players.
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