European Tour

MALELANE, South Africa — Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles.
Local Qualifying ends with six more players earning berths at St. George's
Andy Smith overcame a substantial lack of practice and played with a set of borrowed clubs Tuesday and Wednesday to secure his place in next month's British Open at Royal St. George's, near his hometown of Kent.
29 Jun 2011 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
Six make it into British Open, among those missing are Campbell, Sandelin
Former U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell and former Ryder Cup player Jarmo Sandelin missed out on qualifying for the British Open on Tuesday. A total of 288 players were vying for a mere 12 spots in four 36-hole Local Final Qualifying tournaments staged at courses surrounding Royal St.
28 Jun 2011 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy meets Murray at Wimbledon, tells him to 'keep doing' what he does
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy met Scotland’s tennis star Andy Murray at Wimbledon on Tuesday and had no advice other than to "keep doing what you're doing."
28 Jun 2011 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
McDowell gets honorary degree, says Northern Ireland should pursue Open
Graeme McDowell has declared it his dream to play the British Open Championship in his hometown of Portrush, as he vowed to help bring major golf back to Northern Ireland.
28 Jun 2011 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Larrazabal edges Garcia to win BMW Open, both qualify for British Open
Pablo Larrazabal birdied the fifth playoff hole to beat fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia and win the BMW International Open on Sunday.
26 Jun 2011 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Foster leads BMW Open after three days, with Garcia and Goosen close
England's Mark Foster, with fresh memories of losing three-shot leads on the final day, is two ahead with a round to go at the BMW International Open on the European Tour.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Fate will determine whether he gets to play in British Open, says Garcia
Sergio Garcia says destiny will determine whether he will play at the British Open next month after edging closer to a spot in the Royal St. George’s field at the BMW International Open on Saturday.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
European Tour Notebook: Irish Open offers chance to play with McIlroy
A chance to play alongside new U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy is being offered to fans buying tickets for next month's Irish Open in Killarney.
24 Jun 2011 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Stenson and Coetzee share BMW Open lead, get there very differently
Sweden's Henrik Stenson and South African George Coetzee share the lead at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s BMW International Open. But they arrived on 10 under par by very different routes.
24 Jun 2011 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments
Stenson outduels rain to lead by one at BMW International Open
Henrik Stenson set the first-day pace at the European Tour’s BMW International Open on Thursday -- and even managed to finish with a full set of clubs.
23 Jun 2011 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Kaymer, back home for BMW Open, says McIlroy's success inspires him
Instead of wanting to play like Tiger Woods, everybody now wants to play like Rory McIlroy -- and that includes world No. 3 Martin Kaymer on home turf this week.
22 Jun 2011 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Zions of Australia closes out seven- shot victory at Saint-Omer Open
Matthew Zions of Australia shot a 2-under 69 Sunday to win his first European Tour title Sunday at the Saint-Omer Open in dominating fashion.
19 Jun 2011 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
Zions of Australia moves three clear after 54 holes at Saint-Omer Open
Matthew Zions mastered some tricky conditions on Saturday at the Saint-Omer Open to put himself firmly in the frame for his first European Tour title.
18 Jun 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Scotland's Lee and Italy's Perrino share 36-hole lead at Saint-Omer Open
Scotland's Craig Lee produced a 3-under-par round of 68 Friday to move into a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s Saint-Omer Open.
17 Jun 2011 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
South Africa's Coetzee leads by two after first round at Saint-Omer Open
George Coetzee of South Africa shot a 5-under 66 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Saint-Omer Open. Ranked 79th on the European Tour, Coetzee had six birdies and only one bogey.
16 Jun 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Rock handles late challenge from Oleson to capture BMW Italian Open
Robert Rock held off a stunning charge from Thorbjorn Olesen Sunday to claim his first victory on the European Tour at the BMW Italian Open.
12 Jun 2011 - 1:50pm - 0 Comments
Rock still steady through three rounds at BMW Italian Open, leads by two
Robert Rock sits two shots clear at the top of the European Tour’s BMW Italian Open leaderboard through 54 holes, but Saturday belonged to Niclas Fasth, who shot a blistering 8-under par 64 to claim a share of a second.
11 Jun 2011 - 4:28pm - 0 Comments
Westwood among British sports stars honored on Queen's birthday list
Golf star Lee Westwood, horse trainer Henry Cecil and two cricketers from England's victorious Ashes team are among the sports figures honored by Queen Elizabeth II in her birthday list.
10 Jun 2011 - 8:28pm - 0 Comments
Rock edges one ahead of Wood at halfway mark of BMW Italian Open
Robert Rock claimed sole leadership of the European Tour’s BMW Italian Open after Friday’s second round as he edged a shot clear of the chasing pack.
10 Jun 2011 - 4:54pm - 0 Comments