European Tour

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.
Colsaerts takes third-round lead at China Open, thanks to first-hole eagle
Nicolas Colsaerts eagled the first hole and went on to shoot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Volvo China Open on the European Tour.
23 Apr 2011 - 8:24am - 0 Comments
Donaldson roars into halfway lead in Volvo China Open with 11-birdie 61
Jamie Donaldson of Wales made 11 birdies for a second-round 61 Friday at the Volvo China Open, soaring to the top of the leaderboard of the European Tour event.
22 Apr 2011 - 10:50am - 0 Comments
R&A chief Dawson doesn't foresee women trying to qualify for Open
Six years after women received the chance to qualify for the British Open, not one has even attempted it. And Royal and Ancient Club Chief Executive Peter Dawson doubts he will see it happen in his lifetime.
21 Apr 2011 - 11:31pm - 1 Comments
Rookie Han leads China Open with Garcia two back, Harrington seven
South Korea’s Han Chang-won racked up six birdies on the front nine Thursday to take the first-round clubhouse lead by a stroke in the European Tour’s Volvo China Open.
21 Apr 2011 - 11:21am - 0 Comments
Yang looking to become first player to defend Volvo China Open title
Defending Volvo China Open champion Y.E. Yang is confident he can enter the record books by becoming the first man to retain the title.
20 Apr 2011 - 12:06pm - 0 Comments
Royal St. George's to be lengthened, par reduced to 70 for British Open
The Royal St. George’s course will be 100 yards longer for this year’s British Open, with par being reduced from 71 to 70.
19 Apr 2011 - 7:41pm - 1 Comments
European Tour chief concerned about unrest in Gulf, competing Asian tours
European Tour Chief Executive George O’Grady says organizers will wait several months before deciding whether to hold the Volvo Golf Champions tournament for a second year in Bahrain.
18 Apr 2011 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Manassero wins Malaysian Open, as McIlroy misses chance to force playoff
Italian teenager Matteo Manassero shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to earn a one-stroke victory at the Maybank Malaysian Open, upstaging Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and Rory McIlroy.
17 Apr 2011 - 12:26pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy takes two-stroke lead midway through third round in Malaysia
Rory McIlroy birdied his final hole to take a two-stroke lead Saturday in the weather-hit Maybank Malaysian Open, while Masters champion Charl Schwartzel barely made the cut for the third round.
16 Apr 2011 - 11:57am - 0 Comments
McIlroy, rebounding from Masters, shares Day 2 lead in Malaysian Open
Rory McIlroy is rebounding quite nicely after his collapse in the final round of the Masters.
15 Apr 2011 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
Noren leads Malaysian Open by two, McIlroy also makes solid start
Alexander Noren shot an 8-under 64 to take a two-stroke lead in the weather-shortened first day of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Thursday. The tournament is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour.
14 Apr 2011 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
Sponsors agree to date swap for South African Open to get Pres. Cup stars
The Sunshine Tour says sponsors have agreed to swap the dates of the South African Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship so South Africa’s Presidents Cup competitors can play their national open.
12 Apr 2011 - 12:27pm - 0 Comments
South African Open to change dates to avoid Presidents Cup, says Els
Ernie Els said tour officials have agreed to change the dates of the South African Open this fall so that it won't be held on the same week as the Presidents Cup in Australia.
10 Apr 2011 - 2:08am - 0 Comments
Hole-in-one propels Horsey to victory in playoff at Hassan Trophy II
David Horsey overcame Rhys Davies and Jaco Van Zyl in a three-man playoff to win the Hassan Trophy II. The trio finished at 13-under 274.
3 Apr 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
2010 champ Davies and Horsey tied after 54 holes in Hassan Trophy II
Defending champion Rhys Davies of Wales recovered from a poor start to his third round to shoot 4-under 68 and maintain a share of the lead with England’s David Horsey at the European Tour’s Hassan Trophy II on Saturday.
2 Apr 2011 - 3:51pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Davies shares lead after 36 in Hassan Trophy with Luiten
Defending champion Rhys Davies of Wales shot a 1-under 70 Friday and shared the lead with Joost Luiten after the second round of the European Tour’s Hassan Trophy II.
1 Apr 2011 - 5:05pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie takes two-shot lead on Day 1 at Hassan Trophy, with two eagles
Peter Lawrie of Ireland shot an 8-under 64 that included two eagles to take the first-round lead at the European Tour’s Hassan Trophy II on Thursday, two shots ahead of John Bickerton of England.
31 Mar 2011 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Davies brings old confidence to new venue in Morocco
Rhys Davies is hoping his first experience of defending a European Tour title will provide him with more good memories.
30 Mar 2011 - 12:15pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie ends nine-year drought with one-shot win in Andalucia Open
Paul Lawrie achieved his first European Tour win in nine years Sunday -- the first leg of what he hoped would be a notable double for Scottish golf.
27 Mar 2011 - 1:26pm - 0 Comments