European Tour

  WOBURN, England (AP) – Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen joined England's Matthew Fitzpatrick at the top of the British Masters leaderboard on Friday after both reached a 9-under total of 133 at the halfway stage.  
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
Ferrie races to within one of leader Lawrie with record-tying 60 in Spain
An astonishing European Tour record-tying round of 60 on Saturday has put England's Kenneth Ferrie just one behind Scotland's Paul Lawrie with a day to go at the European Tour’s Andalucia Open.
26 Mar 2011 - 1:06pm - 0 Comments
Three underdogs share lead in Spain, where most big names miss cut
More than 20 players are separated by only four strokes at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s Andalucia Open, but the event has lost many of its big names.
25 Mar 2011 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Change of caddie brings change of fortune for Rock on Day 1 in Spain
Robert Rock is closing in on 200 European Tour events without a win, but maybe a change of caddie is about to bring a change of luck.
24 Mar 2011 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
Green and Quiros, playing Andalucia Open, have Masters on their minds
Australian Richard Green has a final chance to qualify for the upcoming Masters this week -- but he needs an awful lot of help from an awful lot of people.
23 Mar 2011 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen to miss Andalucia Open title defense as viral infection returns
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has had to pull out of his Andalucian Open title defense this week.
22 Mar 2011 - 1:36am - 0 Comments
Jacquelin closes out one-shot victory at Sicilian Open in Monday finish
France’s Raphael Jacquelin ended a four-year wait for his third European Tour title by winning the weather-delayed Sicilian Open on Monday.
21 Mar 2011 - 12:36pm - 0 Comments
European Tour implements policy on players and caddies betting on events
The European Tour has a new policy in its regulations this year that forbids a player or a caddie to place a bet on any golf tournament in which they are participating. That’s the letter of the law. But it’s not the intent.
20 Mar 2011 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
Sicilian Open to finish on Monday as spring storm interrupts fourth round
Raphael Jacquelin extended his lead at the European Tour’s inaugural Sicilian Open to two strokes Sunday afternoon, but a weather delay meant he wouldn’t have the chance to seal the title until Monday.
20 Mar 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments