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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.
Rose resigns from European Tour but plans to rejoin as soon as he can
Justin Rose has resigned from the European Tour after being left out of the Ryder Cup team. But he is not facing a two-year ban and is expected to be back as a member next season. The former European Tour No.
11 Oct 2010 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
PGA Champion Kaymer wins Dunhill Links for his third straight victory
Golf's newest major champion Martin Kaymer has become the first player to win three times in a row on the European Tour since Tiger Woods four years ago. In bitterly cold and windy conditions at St.
10 Oct 2010 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
Westwood confirms he'll take break to heal leg, will still become No. 1
Lee Westwood has decided not to play again this month because of his nagging leg injury -- and as a result he will take the world No. 1 spot away from Tiger Woods on Oct.
10 Oct 2010 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
Westwood closes in on Parry, and No. 1 ranking, at Alfred Dunhill Links
John Parry’s lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was halved to two strokes Saturday after the Englishman shot a 1-under 71 in the third round.
9 Oct 2010 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
His leg not feeling better, Westwood closer to taking extended break
Lee Westwood played on through the pain on Friday at the Dunhill Links Championship, but it looks more likely that he will become world No. 1 by taking time off next week than by finishing second at St.
8 Oct 2010 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
England's Parry powers clear of Ryder Cup stars at halfway in Dunhill Links
England's John Parry left nine of Europe's Ryder Cup side trailing in his wake at St.
8 Oct 2010 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
European Ryder Cup players all start strong in Scotland's Dunhill Links
Ryder Cup Vice-Captain Thomas Bjorn shot a 6-under 66 at St.
7 Oct 2010 - 4:38pm - 0 Comments
Westwood reinjures his calf, plans to play on but worries about future
A concerned Lee Westwood suffered a recurrence of his calf injury on Thursday, but is expected to continue his bid to replace Tiger Woods as world No. 1 at St.
7 Oct 2010 - 4:22pm - 0 Comments
Westwood, now ranked No. 2, faces two shots to dethrone No. 1 Woods
How do you follow up a Ryder Cup win like that? Well, for Lee Westwood the options available include going to sleep for three weeks and waking up as world No. 1. That's right. If the 37-year-old Englishman doesn’t play a tournament between now and Oct.
6 Oct 2010 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
European stars make divergent plans for 2011 in wake of Ryder Cup win
Lee Westwood will not be joining the PGA Tour next year, but fellow Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell is planning to head to the United States in 2011. A week that began with him becoming a Ryder Cup winner for the fifth time in seven matches will end with Westwood deposing Tiger Woods if he can fin
6 Oct 2010 - 4:07pm - 0 Comments
Westwood in prime position to pass Woods and take over No. 1 in ranking
Tiger Woods is almost certain to lose his No. 1 ranking next month - but not to Phil Mickelson. Lee Westwood, a runner-up in two majors this year before missing the last two months with a calf injury, will replace Mickelson at No. 2 in the next world ranking to be published Monday, Oct. 4.
1 Oct 2010 - 8:04am - 0 Comments
Parry wins Vivendi Cup by two for his first European Tour victory
John Parry of England captured his first European Tour title Sunday, winning the Vivendi Cup by two strokes over Johan Edfors of Sweden after shooting a 2-under 70. The 23-year-old Parry, a former Walker Cup player who turned professional in 2007, finished at 17-under 271 at Golf de Joyenval Club
26 Sep 2010 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
Parry reclaims lead after three rounds at Vivendi, Harrington shaping up
England's John Parry will take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of the Vivendi Cup on the European Tour. Parry, joint leader at halfway with Sweden's Jarmo Sandelin, carded a third round of 70 at Golf de Joyenval to finish 15 under par on Saturday. Denmark's Mark Haastrup fired a 66,
25 Sep 2010 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
Sandelin and Parry share Vivendi Cup lead, Harrington falls 11 shots back
Jarmo Sandelin of Sweden and John Parry of England shared a three-shot lead after Friday’s second round of the European Tour’s Vivendi Cup. Sandelin (66) and Parry (67) were at 13-under 131. Three shots behind were England’s James Morrison (68), Australian Richard Green (66), South African Geo
24 Sep 2010 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
Edfors of Sweden rides 61 to Vivendi Cup lead, Harrington seven back
Padraig Harrington grabbed seven birdies Thursday and yet still found himself seven shots off the lead after the opening round of the Vivendi Cup. Left as the only member of next week's European Ryder Cup side in the field after the withdrawal of Swede Peter Hanson with a chest infection, Harring
23 Sep 2010 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
Harrington looks to justify his pick, starting this week at Vivendi Cup
Padraig Harrington aims to put an even bigger smile on Colin Montgomerie's face as Europe heads into the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor next week.
22 Sep 2010 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Harrington among three Ryder Cup stars to play in Vivendi Cup this week
Padraig Harrington will complete his Ryder Cup preparations at this week's Vivendi Cup on the European Tour. The Irishman, a wild card selection for Europe's Ryder Cup team, was eliminated from the end-of-season PGA Tour series after he missed the cut at the Deutsche Bank Championship. That le
20 Sep 2010 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
Lara secures 2011 status with playoff victory over Lynn in Austrian Open
Jose Manuel Lara of Spain won his second European Tour title on Sunday, beating David Lynn of England on the first playoff hole at the Austrian Open. Lara had 10 birdies in an 8-under 64, including a 35-foot putt on No. 18 to finish at 17-under 271 and force the playoff.
19 Sep 2010 - 1:52pm - 0 Comments
England’s Lynn and Willett share lead through 54 holes at Austrian Open
Englishmen David Lynn and Danny Willett tied for the lead at the European Tour’s Austrian Open on Saturday, two strokes ahead of a threesome that included European Ryder Cup player Graeme McDowell. Lynn shot an 8-under 64 and Willett had a 65 to stand at 13-under 203 after the third round.
18 Sep 2010 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments