European Tour

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Marc Leishman took advantage of an early start to shoot a 7-under 65 and move into a share of the second-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship on Friday.
Westwood and Bjorn headline teams for Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris
Defending champion Britain and Ireland have been hit much harder by withdrawals than Continental Europe for next week's Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris.
6 Sep 2011 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
European Tour Notebook: McIlroy again wins Shot of Month award
Rory McIlroy has won the European Tour's Shot of the Month award for the second time in a row. During the Irish Open at Killarney, McIlroy hooked a sand wedge 50 yards around a tree to within 12 feet of the flag.
4 Sep 2011 - 7:04pm - 0 Comments
Veteran Bjorn wins European Masters to take lead in Ryder Cup points
Thomas Bjorn won back-to-back titles for the first time in his career, shooting a 9-under 62 Sunday to take the Omega European Masters by four strokes.
4 Sep 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Winless Donaldson leads Westwood and McIlroy at European Masters
Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to pull ahead of Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy and lead the Omega European Masters after three rounds.
3 Sep 2011 - 5:45pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy shares halfway lead despite putting struggles at European Masters
Rory McIlroy shares the lead at the halfway stage of the Omega European Masters, the first qualifying event for next year's European Ryder Cup team.
2 Sep 2011 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy and Kaymer tied for second behind Dougherty at Omega Masters
Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 65 in the Omega European Masters first round on Thursday to trail surprise leader Nick Dougherty by two shots.
1 Sep 2011 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy says dating Wozniaki can aid him in quest to be world's top golfer
U.S. Open winner Rory McIlroy said his relationship with top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki can help him become No. 1 in golf.
31 Aug 2011 - 3:15pm - 1 Comments
Several European stars back in action as 2012 Ryder Cup chase begins
For Lee Westwood it was water-skiing, for Darren Clarke it was fishing and for Rory McIlroy it was watching girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki play tennis and receive treatment on his injured arm.
31 Aug 2011 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Despite third heartbreak loss, Foster believes he can end victory drought
Mark Foster insists there is "better to come" following his Johnnie Walker Championship heartbreak. Foster was three shots ahead with eight holes to play and one ahead standing on the final tee.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
Recovering from freak injury, Levet promises never to jump in lake again
It was ecstasy, then it was agony. Thomas Levet is never going to forget what happened to him on July 3. Winning his home Alstom French Open was the greatest moment of his career, coming as it did 25 years after his first attempt and with his world ranking a lowly 352nd.
30 Aug 2011 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Hurricane Irene delays McIlroy's trip from New York to European Masters
Rory McIlroy expects to be in Switzerland for the Omega European Masters Tuesday afternoon after being delayed leaving New York by Hurricane Irene.
29 Aug 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
Bjorn wins Johnnie Walker crown on fifth hole of five-man playoff
Thomas Bjorn won a five-way sudden-death playoff at the fifth extra hole Sunday to capture the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
28 Aug 2011 - 3:03pm - 0 Comments
Garrido and Foster share three-shot lead after third round at Gleneagles
Spain's Ignacio Garrido and England's Mark Foster share a three-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
27 Aug 2011 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Rejuvenated Bjorn focusing on his playing career, might be captain later
Thomas Bjorn is putting all thoughts of the Ryder Cup captaincy to one side while he enjoys a renaissance in the twilight of his career.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Garrido takes one-shot lead after two days at Johnnie Walker Championship
Ignacio Garrido shot a 3-under 69 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Foster leads by one as fog and wasps interfere with play at Johnnie Walker
England's Mark Foster shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead the European Tour’s Johnnie Walker Championship after an incomplete first round full of fog and swarming wasps.
25 Aug 2011 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments
Molinari back at Johnnie Walker in search of winning form from last year
Edoardo Molinari is under a different kind of pressure as he returns to Gleneagles to defend the Johnnie Walker Championship title he won in dramatic circumstances last year.
24 Aug 2011 - 3:02pm - 0 Comments
Monty to players: Focus on America could endanger your Ryder Cup spot
Every European star basing himself in the United States -- and that includes Rory McIlroy again next season -- runs the risk of not making the Ryder Cup. That was the warning from Colin Montgomerie a week before the 2012 qualifying race starts in Switzerland.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
Popular Irishman McGinley appears as favorite as 2014 Ryder Cup captain
Europe isn’t lacking potential captains for future Ryder Cups, but it appears popular Irishman Paul McGinley is in the driving seat for the role in 2014 at Gleneagles.
24 Aug 2011 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments