European Tour

The hottest stretch of Alex Noren's career has come a few weeks too late. If only two of his three European Tour wins since early July hadn't arrived after the qualification period for the Ryder Cup ended and Darren Clarke had selected his captain's picks.
Johnson ready to move past British Open, starting now in Nordea Masters
Dustin Johnson will look to put another near-miss in a major behind him when he tees off in the European Tour’s Nordea Masters on Thursday.
20 Jul 2011 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
Clarke's victory gives older players hope they can still win, says Bjorn
Thomas Bjorn believes Darren Clarke's British Open victory has given renewed hope to the 40somethings in the game who have already been written off.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:32pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy, after 25th-place finish, says he prefers United States' golf weather
Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming months -- and perhaps the new British Open champion will be able to convince the 22-year-old that he can win in all weather.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:27pm - 1 Comments
Lewis returns to amateur ranks with knowledge that there's work ahead
British Open star Tom Lewis returns to golf's amateur ranks this week knowing he has plenty of work to do before he can consistently compete with the professionals.
18 Jul 2011 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
A 'very good night' follows Clarke's Open triumph at Royal St. George's
Darren Clarke’s bleary, bloodshot eyes told it all.
18 Jul 2011 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Donald stretches lead over Westwood to more than a point in world ranking
Luke Donald stretched his lead over No. 2-ranked Lee Westwood in this week’s edition of the Official World Golf Ranking, to the point that Westwood now needs no worse than a runner-up finish at the British Open to stand any chance of regaining the world No. 1 spot.
11 Jul 2011 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Don't anoint McIlroy as golf's next superstar just yet, Nicklaus warns
Jack Nicklaus believes it’s too early to label Rory McIlroy golf’s next superstar. The column inches have stacked up for the 22-year-old McIlroy since he cruised to his first major title by winning the U.S. Open at Congressional by eight shots last month.
10 Jul 2011 - 4:21pm - 0 Comments
Donald rockets to four-shot victory at Scottish Open, keeps No. 1 ranking
Luke Donald enjoyed the perfect warmup for next week’s British Open with a 9-under 63 to win the Barclays Scottish Open by four strokes, his first victory since becoming the world No. 1 in May.
10 Jul 2011 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
No play at Scottish Open on Saturday, rain reduces event to 54 holes
The Barclays Scottish Open was reduced to a three-round event after torrential rain overnight and throughout Saturday flooded the Castle Stuart links course at Inverness, wiping out the entire third day’s play.
9 Jul 2011 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
McDowell among three co-leaders as storms halt Round 2 at Scottish Open
Storms and heavy rain brought an early end to the second day’s play at the Barclays Scottish Open on Friday, with former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell in a three-way share of the lead.
8 Jul 2011 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
Westwood shares Scottish Open lead, Donald trails by two after first round
World No. 2 Lee Westwood started the Barclays Scottish Open with a 7-under-par 65 at the new Castle Stuart links on Thursday, and shares the lead with Mark Tullo of Chile, a graduate from the Challenge Tour last season who can boast a victory over Rory McIlroy at the Egyptian Open.
7 Jul 2011 - 2:39pm - 0 Comments
Five of top nine using Scottish Open to prepare for next week's British
A host of the world’s leading players will flock to the Barclays Scottish Open this week to test their links game on the recently opened Castle Stuart course in preparation for the British Open.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson will change approach on greens in quest to master links golf
Phil Mickelson is banking on a change in strategy on the greens in the next two weeks to break his tournament drought in Britain.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Westwood and Donald keen to play some links golf again in Scottish Open
The world No. 1 spot is on the line again, but there is a bigger picture for Luke Donald and Lee Westwood in the Barclays Scottish Open this week.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy might struggle to regain his focus at British Open, says McDowell
Graeme McDowell has pointed out another potential problem for Rory McIlroy when he returns to action at the British Open next week.
6 Jul 2011 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie looks to win Scottish Open, vows to stay out of lake if he does
Paul Lawrie has said he ranks the Barclays Scottish Open, which starts on Thursday, second only to the British Open itself on his list of must-wins.
6 Jul 2011 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
Harrington in high spirits as he makes first Scottish Open start since 1999
Padraig Harrington, who won two of his three majors while Tiger Woods was out injured in 2008, has fallen from third in the world to 57th since then. But, far from feeling down in the dumps with the British Open only two weeks away and no Woods in the field again, Harrington is excited.
5 Jul 2011 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Woods to skip British Open as his leg recovers, no return date set yet
Tiger Woods says he won’t play the British Open as his left leg continues to heal.
5 Jul 2011 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Levet injures leg celebrating French Open win, might be out of British
Jumping in a lake to celebrate his French Open win has put Thomas Levet out of this week's Barclays Scottish Open -- and quite possibly the British Open as well. The 42-year-old Frenchman suffered a small fracture to his shin, and had his leg put in a cast Monday.
4 Jul 2011 - 6:05pm - 0 Comments