DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.
Lee Westwood had little reason to think one year ago he could be No.
1 Nov 2010 - 1:32am - 1 Comments
Europe's Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell will break into the top 10 in Monday’s world golf rankings after winning the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters on Sunday. McDowell was 3 over par for the day in trying weather conditions at Valderrama to finish 3 under overall, two ahead of a chasing pack o
31 Oct 2010 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell and Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland took a four-stroke lead at the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters on Saturday after a windy third round sent scores soaring. McDowell, the U.S. Open champion, shot a 1-over 72, while Maybin had a 70 to reach 6 under.
30 Oct 2010 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer is unlikely to take over the No.
29 Oct 2010 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer's attempt to end Tiger Woods' five-year reign as the world's top-ranked golfer got off to a slow start at the Andalucia Masters on Thursday. The German needs to win the European Tour tournament, or finish in second place in a tie with no more than one other player, but could only ma
28 Oct 2010 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer can end Tiger Woods’ five-year run as the top-ranked golfer with a win at the European Tour’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama this week. The 25-year-old German also can become No. 1 if he finishes in second place, tied with no more than one other player.
27 Oct 2010 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
Matteo Manassero has pulled out of this week’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama to focus on getting a visa in time for next week’s HBSC World Championship in Shanghai. The 17-year-old Italian qualified for both events at the Castello Masters on Sunday when he became the youngest European Tour winn
26 Oct 2010 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Matteo Manassero became the youngest winner in European Tour history on Sunday after triumphing by four shots at the Castello Masters. The Italian, at 17 years and 188 days, breaks the previous record set by New Zealand's Danny Lee, who was 18 years and 113 days old when he won the 2008 Johnnie W
24 Oct 2010 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
John Parry set a new course record at the European Tour’s Castello Masters with a 9-under 63 on Saturday, only to have Gary Boyd equal it soon after and take a two-stroke lead after the third round. Boyd was at 14-under 199 Saturday in search of his first European Tour win.
23 Oct 2010 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Sweden’s Peter Hedblom shot a 7-under 64 to take a one-shot lead into the third round of the European Tour’s Castello Masters as local favorite Sergio Garcia missed the cut. The 40-year-old three-time European Tour winner reached 9 under, one shot ahead of three players, including Italian teenage
22 Oct 2010 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
Paul Lawrie of Scotland and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina shot 7-under 64s Thursday to tie for the first-round lead at the European tour’s Castello Masters, and Sergio Garcia had a 71 in his return from a two-month break. Lawrie and Gonzalez each had seven birdies in bogey-free rounds on the Club
21 Oct 2010 - 3:10pm - 0 Comments
Victorious European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie sustained bruises to his left side in a car crash Thursday, and said he was lucky to escape with only minor injuries. Montgomerie was driving a BMW from his home in Dunning to see his father in Glasgow when the accident happened. “I was d
21 Oct 2010 - 11:38am - 1 Comments
American Anthony Kim has had his application to play on the European Tour in 2011 turned down. The 25-year-old Kim did not compete in the required 12 tournaments this year, but had hoped to obtain medical exemption after missing three months of the season with a thumb injury. However, Tourna
21 Oct 2010 - 11:23am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia has declared himself ready for another assault on the world No.
20 Oct 2010 - 2:17pm - 1 Comments
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) -- Richard Green surged up the leaderboard to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday with a 7-under 65, after a late collapse from overnight leader Pablo Martin. Green started the round seven shots behind Martin but birdied four of the first five holes at the Oceanico Victori
17 Oct 2010 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Pablo Martin of Spain shot a 9-under 63 Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters. Martin eagled the third and fifth holes, and added six birdies to finish his round at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Club at 18-under 198. "Those eagles were a massive boost to
16 Oct 2010 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Holland's Maarten Lafeber sank 16 birdies and an eagle over two rounds to earn a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Portugal Masters. His 5-under 67 on Friday, which followed an opening 64, took the 35-year-old Dutchman to 13 under.
15 Oct 2010 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Robert Karlsson and Johan Edfors of Sweden and Maarten Lafeber of Netherlands led the Portugal Masters after shooting 64s in the first round Thursday. Karlsson and Edfors had bogey free rounds, while Maarten had six birdies over his last nine holes to help atone for an earlier double bogey. Al
14 Oct 2010 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez will carry a painful legacy from Europe's Ryder Cup celebrations when he tees off at the Portugal Masters on Thursday. The 46-year-old Spaniard twisted his right ankle in a pothole as jubilant European golf fans crowded the 17th green at Celtic Manor to celebrate Graeme McDow
13 Oct 2010 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
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