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South Africa shuffles year-end slate in attempt to ease global golf congestion
The perennial early-season European Tour events in South Africa have been brought forward in a bid to avoid schedule congestion.
15 Jan 2011 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Schwartzel holds on to share of lead in Joburg Open
Defending champion Charl Schwartzel enters the final round of the Joburg Open in a three-way share of the lead with fellow South Africans Thomas Aiken and Garth Mulroy.
15 Jan 2011 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel shines on rainy Friday to share halfway lead in Joburg Open
Defending champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa fired a 10-under 61 for a share of the halfway lead at the Joburg Open on Friday.
14 Jan 2011 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Maritz and Mordt lead Joburg Open after posting 62s on different courses
South Africans Martin Maritz and Tyrone Mordt each shot a 9-under 62 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Joburg Open.
13 Jan 2011 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
Rain-softened courses at Joburg Open have Schwartzel eager to defend title
Charl Schwartzel is in bullish mood as he prepares for the defense of his Joburg Open title this week.
12 Jan 2011 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
Millar, Barnes and Kulacz earn spots in British Open at Australian qualifier
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
Oosthuizen claims Africa Open title on first hole of three-man playoff
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
Oosthuizen shares Day 3 Africa Open lead, even after bogey on final hole
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
Oosthuizen closes to within one shot of lead at halfway in Africa Open
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
Clarke and Schwartzel start strong at African Open, local star Pieters leads
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
Clarke looks to kickstart 2011 season with strong showing in Africa Open
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
Westwood urges European Tour to take full advantage of English stars
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
McDowell receives MBE honor from Queen Elizabeth II in New Year list
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
Road Hole's renovation succeeds, but more changes may be on horizon
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
After year beyond his wildest dreams, Kaymer has one goal for 2011
New European Tour No. 1 Martin Kaymer has revealed what is next on his wish list.
25 Dec 2010 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Dubai Desert Classic contest offers amateurs chance to play with Woods
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
European Tour Notebook: McDowell receives Irish broadcasters award
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
Major victory or top ranking? Westwood's choice is no-brainer
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
Els captures fifth South African Open title on bizarre final day in Durban
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