European Tour

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland — Danny Willett won his third European Tour title after a one-shot victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick in the European Masters on Sunday.
Dodt facing tough local contingent in quest to repeat at Avantha Masters
Defending champion Andrew Dodt will need to hold off a strong contingent of local Indian golfers to reclaim his title at this week’s Avantha Masters.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Derksen leads fog-delayed Avantha Masters over Beck, Foster and Zapata
Robert-Jan Derksen took a one-shot lead after a truncated first day's play in the European Tour’s Avantha Masters on Thursday. After a 3 1/2-hour delay to allow fog to clear, the Dutchman set the pace with a bogey-free, six-under-par round of 66.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:29am - 0 Comments
Woods apologizes after being fined for spitting during Dubai Classic
Tiger Woods apologized Monday after he was fined an undisclosed sum by the European Tour for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
14 Feb 2011 - 2:31pm - 4 Comments
Saltman won't appeal European Tour ban, says he's not guilty of cheating
Elliot Saltman says he will not appeal his three-month ban from the European Tour for marking his ball incorrectly, but reiterated on Monday that he did not cheat.
14 Feb 2011 - 2:27pm - 2 Comments
Flashes of brilliance from Woods, but still plenty of work left to be done
There were flashes of brilliance from Tiger Woods at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, but also plenty of signs his new swing remains a work in progress. Woods himself has no doubts about his future.
13 Feb 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Quiros captures Dubai Desert Classic as Woods tumbles into tie for 20th
Alvaro Quiros of Spain won the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic with a wild final round on Sunday that included a hole-in-one and triple bogey as Tiger Woods fell out of contention early and lost his bid to win his first tournament in 15 months.
13 Feb 2011 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
Woods creeps to within one of leaders on windy Moving Day in Dubai
Tiger Woods overcame a poor start in windy conditions Saturday to shoot a par 72, one shot behind leader Rory McIlroy and two others going into the final round of the European Tour’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
12 Feb 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy leads in Dubai; Woods four back after 66
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods surged into contention at the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 66 in his bid to win his first tournament in more than a year.
11 Feb 2011 - 10:57am - 1 Comments
McIlroy's 65 takes lead at Dubai; Woods six back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, four shots better than Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer and six ahead of Tiger Woods.
10 Feb 2011 - 10:30am - 0 Comments
U.S. serviceman plays with Woods in pro-am at Dubai Desert Classic
When the call came to the home of Lt. Col. Michael Rowells, his wife Molly assumed it was a joke. Why else would someone insist her husband had won a chance to play a round of golf with Tiger Woods?
9 Feb 2011 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Game on upswing despite rough start, says Woods as he prepares in Dubai
Tiger Woods insists his game is coming together and it’s just a matter of time before he wins his first tournament in more than a year.
9 Feb 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
Woods still the best, say Kaymer and Westwood at Dubai Desert Classic
Rather than celebrating the demise of Tiger Woods, the world’s top two golfers are almost begging him to give them a fight at this week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
8 Feb 2011 - 12:42pm - 0 Comments
Nearing 40th birthday, Bjorn captures Qatar Masters for his 11th career win
Twelve days away from his 40th birthday, Denmark's Thomas Bjorn is a winner again on the European Tour -- and back in the big league now.
6 Feb 2011 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
Late birdie run boosts Bjorn to lead after three rounds at Qatar Masters
Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour’s Commercialbank Qatar Masters.
5 Feb 2011 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
No. 1 Westwood misses cut in Qatar Masters, where Brier leads by one
World No. 1 Lee Westwood missed the cut in the European Tour’s Commercialbank Qatar Masters on Friday, while a a player ranked 477 places below him leads after two rounds.
4 Feb 2011 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
Goosen leads in Qatar, where tricky wind sends many scores scoring
South Africa’s Retief Goosen shot a 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead Thursday in the first round of the European Tour’s Commercialbank Qatar Masters, in which several players couldn’t finish due to darkness.
3 Feb 2011 - 12:07pm - 0 Comments
No. 1 ranking on line as Kaymer and Westwood face off in Qatar Masters
Lee Westwood will defend his No. 1 world ranking against Martin Kaymer when they tee off in the Commercialbank Qatar Masters on Thursday.
2 Feb 2011 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
Stricker makes European Tour debut at Qatar Masters to face top players
The growing strength of the European Tour convinced reluctant globetrotter Steve Stricker to make his Middle East debut at the Commercialbank Qatar Masters this week.
2 Feb 2011 - 1:31pm - 0 Comments
After defending in Qatar, Karlsson to focus on full PGA Tour schedule
Robert Karlsson admits the chance to play at least one full season on the PGA Tour was an opportunity he didn’t want to turn down and then regret come the end of his career.
2 Feb 2011 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments