European Tour

TURIN, Italy -- Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.
Oosthuizen plans to stay on European Tour, despite doors now open to him
New British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has committed himself to the European Tour for the time being -- starting with the Nordea Scandinavian Masters in Sweden this week. The South African's seven-shot victory at St.
20 Jul 2010 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
McDowell to rest, then push hard for PGA Championship and Ryder Cup
U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell is gearing up for a shot at winning his second major in two months, bidding to become European No. 1 and making another Ryder Cup appearance.
20 Jul 2010 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Molinari takes Scottish Open to join his brother as a European Tour winner
Italian Edoardo Molinari joined his brother Francesco as a European Tour winner on Sunday -- and with it sets up the real possibility of them both making their Ryder Cup debuts in October. With Francesco looking on all the way -- he finished tied for fourth -- the 29-year-old from Turin won his d
11 Jul 2010 - 5:05pm - 0 Comments
Molinari inches one ahead of Clarke in Scotland after 63 at Loch Lomond
Edoardo Molinari of Italy shot an 8-under 63 Saturday to take a one stroke lead over Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland going into the final day of the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond. Molinari was at 15-under 198 after a round that included an eagle and seven birdies.
10 Jul 2010 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
Classy Clarke in command by four at halfway point of rainy Scottish Open
Darren Clarke turned in another brilliant performance in foul weather at Loch Lomond Friday to take command of the Barclays Scottish Open at the halfway stage. The 40-year-old Ulsterman, now ranked only 179th in the world and down at 38th in the European Ryder Cup points race, moved to 10 under p
9 Jul 2010 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson seeks positives after early exit from Barclays Scottish Open
Tiger Woods will still be world No.
9 Jul 2010 - 3:08pm - 0 Comments
No give-up in Clarke, who grabs one-stroke lead at Scottish Open
Only a few weeks after talking about giving up golf for a while because things were going so badly, Darren Clarke bounced back into the spotlight on Thursday. Clarke, spurred on by fellow Northern Irishmen Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy, leads the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond after a 6
8 Jul 2010 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
Daly just off lead in Scottish Open, thanks to brilliant ball-striking
John Daly has put himself into contention for a $750,000 victory at the Barclays Scottish Open -- and how he needs it. The former British Open champion, who next week returns to the scene of his 1995 triumph at St.
8 Jul 2010 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson could claim No. 1 ranking with victory in Barclays Scottish Open
Phil Mickelson is choosing competition over course conditions as he prepares for the next major. In a year when several players are skipping the Barclays Scottish Open, Mickelson tops the field at Loch Lomond, which also features U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell.
7 Jul 2010 - 6:01pm - 0 Comments
McDowell downplays his chances to win as he returns to action in Scotland
Graeme McDowell, golf's newest major champion, returns to the European Tour at Loch Lomond on Thursday, but admits it could be at St.
7 Jul 2010 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
Seven teams to tee off in unique Open Champions Challenge at St. Andrews
The R&A has announced the seven teams for the four-hole Open Champions Challenge, which is taking place next Wednesday, the day before the start of the 150th British Open. Each team will have a captain, with the captain being the most senior competitors on each squad.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez back on track for 'last' Ryder Cup berth after playoff win in France
Miguel Angel Jimenez knew entering this year it was probably his last chance to make his fourth Ryder Cup team. Now, following his second playoff victory of the season on Sunday in the alstom French Open, the 46-year-old Spaniard is back on track to make it.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Six players get into British Open field, with two spots up for grabs on Sunday
England’s Justin Rose has earned a late exemption into the British Open after his victory at the AT&T National on Sunday.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:00pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez wins French Open in playoff on calamitous final day for contenders
Miguel Angel Jimenez became the oldest-ever winner of continental Europe's oldest golf title on Sunday -- but he did it the hard way after making a real mess of the final hole. The 46-year-old Spaniard captured the Alstom French Open at Le Golf National by beating compatriot Alejandro Canizares a
4 Jul 2010 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
European Notebook: Leg pain sends Westwood back home to England
Lee Westwood flew home to England on Sunday to have immediate treatment and probably a scan on the right leg injury that bothered him all week at the Alstom French Open. The world No. 3, second favorite to Tiger Woods for the upcoming British Open at St.
4 Jul 2010 - 5:35pm - 1 Comments
Canizares coughs up his French Open lead to Kaymer on final three holes
Spaniard Alejandro Canizares went into the water twice on the last three holes Saturday to toss away a three-stroke lead at the Alstom French Open. One of the most dramatic finishing stretches in European golf -- which could be the venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup -- claimed yet another victim and le
3 Jul 2010 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Kaymer up into second behind Canizares in France
Martin Kaymer is in with a chance of a second successive title at the Alstom French Open.
2 Jul 2010 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Van de Velde surprises even himself with his stellar start to French Open
Just when people were starting to wonder whatever happened to Jean Van de Velde, the man himself has popped up in Paris on Thursday with a sparkling round. Eleven years on from the week -- indeed the hole -- that wrote him into golf history, the 44-year-old began the Alstom French Open, just his
1 Jul 2010 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Ballesteros bows out of trip to British Open on doctor's advice
Golfing greats lined up to wish Seve Ballesteros well after hearing he will not be at St.
30 Jun 2010 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments