European Tour

The European Tour season is nearing its final stretch to crown a champion, but that doesn't mean the fun is taking a break.
Levet injures leg celebrating French Open win, might be out of British
Jumping in a lake to celebrate his French Open win has put Thomas Levet out of this week's Barclays Scottish Open -- and quite possibly the British Open as well. The 42-year-old Frenchman suffered a small fracture to his shin, and had his leg put in a cast Monday.
4 Jul 2011 - 6:05pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson looking to assemble two strong weeks in Scotland and England
Phil Mickelson hopes this week's Barclays Scottish Open at Castle Stuart and next week's Brtish Open at Royal St. George’s will see him return to the big time.
4 Jul 2011 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
Singh, Simpson, Holmes, Marino and Ikeda receive spots in British Open
Vijay Singh, who tied for second the last time the British Open was held at Royal St. George’s in 2003, will have the chance to play in next week's championship there -- if he is fit enough.
4 Jul 2011 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Howell, Frazar, Olesen and Jacobson all nail down spots in British Open
Charles Howell III needs a passport to pack with his putter.
3 Jul 2011 - 7:24pm - 0 Comments
Local favorite Levet captures French Open 25 years after he first played it
Thomas Levet described himself as living out a dream on Sunday when he finally captured the Alstom French Open 25 years after first playing in the tournament.
3 Jul 2011 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
England's Foster and Morrison share French Open lead after third round
Mark Foster of England shot a 3-under 68 Saturday to share a one-stroke lead with compatriot James Morrison after the third round of the European Tour’s Alstom French Open. Foster made up for two bogeys with five birdies for a 9-under total of 204.
2 Jul 2011 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
B. Watson misses cut at French Open, blames distracting French fans
Bubba Watson missed the cut Friday at the European Tour’s Alstom French Open, suggesting fan behavior and poor security contributed to his disappointing performance.
1 Jul 2011 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Storm and Green lead French Open, Watson nine back in European debut
Graeme Storm of England shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 to share the lead with Richard Green of Australia after the first round of the European Tour’s Alstom French Open on Thursday.
30 Jun 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Kaymer hopes to begin renewed climb to No. 1 ranking at French Open
Martin Kaymer thinks he would cope better with the demands of being world No. 1 if he can get back there. The 26-year-old German knocked Lee Westwood off the top spot in February and stayed there for eight weeks, but now finds himself back down to fourth.
29 Jun 2011 - 11:38pm - 0 Comments
Local Qualifying ends with six more players earning berths at St. George's
Andy Smith overcame a substantial lack of practice and played with a set of borrowed clubs Tuesday and Wednesday to secure his place in next month's British Open at Royal St. George's, near his hometown of Kent.
29 Jun 2011 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
Six make it into British Open, among those missing are Campbell, Sandelin
Former U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell and former Ryder Cup player Jarmo Sandelin missed out on qualifying for the British Open on Tuesday. A total of 288 players were vying for a mere 12 spots in four 36-hole Local Final Qualifying tournaments staged at courses surrounding Royal St.
28 Jun 2011 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy meets Murray at Wimbledon, tells him to 'keep doing' what he does
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy met Scotland’s tennis star Andy Murray at Wimbledon on Tuesday and had no advice other than to "keep doing what you're doing."
28 Jun 2011 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
McDowell gets honorary degree, says Northern Ireland should pursue Open
Graeme McDowell has declared it his dream to play the British Open Championship in his hometown of Portrush, as he vowed to help bring major golf back to Northern Ireland.
28 Jun 2011 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Larrazabal edges Garcia to win BMW Open, both qualify for British Open
Pablo Larrazabal birdied the fifth playoff hole to beat fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia and win the BMW International Open on Sunday.
26 Jun 2011 - 3:47pm - 0 Comments
Foster leads BMW Open after three days, with Garcia and Goosen close
England's Mark Foster, with fresh memories of losing three-shot leads on the final day, is two ahead with a round to go at the BMW International Open on the European Tour.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Fate will determine whether he gets to play in British Open, says Garcia
Sergio Garcia says destiny will determine whether he will play at the British Open next month after edging closer to a spot in the Royal St. George’s field at the BMW International Open on Saturday.
25 Jun 2011 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
European Tour Notebook: Irish Open offers chance to play with McIlroy
A chance to play alongside new U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy is being offered to fans buying tickets for next month's Irish Open in Killarney.
24 Jun 2011 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Stenson and Coetzee share BMW Open lead, get there very differently
Sweden's Henrik Stenson and South African George Coetzee share the lead at the halfway stage of the European Tour’s BMW International Open. But they arrived on 10 under par by very different routes.
24 Jun 2011 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments
Stenson outduels rain to lead by one at BMW International Open
Henrik Stenson set the first-day pace at the European Tour’s BMW International Open on Thursday -- and even managed to finish with a full set of clubs.
23 Jun 2011 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments