European Tour

VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic -- Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Czech Masters by three strokes for his first European Tour victory.
Rocca sees inaugural Sicilian Open as chance to aid golf's growth in Italy
Costantino Rocca hopes the inaugural Sicilian Open, which gets under way on Thursday, will help Italy to continue developing into a major force in world golf.
17 Mar 2011 - 12:17am - 0 Comments
No. 1 Kaymer distances himself from big-name German sporting greats
Despite rising to the No. 1 spot in the world rankings, Martin Kaymer insissts that he’s nothing like German sporting greats such as socer star Franz Beckenbauer, tennis ace Boris Becker or Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher.
6 Mar 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Meesawat captures Asian qualifier as four punch tickets to British Open
Thailand’s Prom Meesawat earned his first British Open appearance Friday after winning the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) at Amata Spring Country Club near Bangkok.
25 Feb 2011 - 11:44am - 0 Comments
Ichihara of Japan on top after Day 1 of British Open qualifier in Thailand
Japan’s Kodai Ichihara enjoyed a successful day with the putter on Thursday as he charged into the first-round lead in the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the British Open.
24 Feb 2011 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
Chowrasia edges Coles in Avantha Masters for second European Tour win
Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia of India got his second professional win Sunday at the Avantha Masters, shooting a 5-under 67 for a one stroke victory over Robert Coles of England. The event was co-sanctioned by the European Tour, the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India.
20 Feb 2011 - 10:25am - 1 Comments
Larrazabal leads Avantha Masters, still behind schedule after more fog
Pablo Larrazabal held the clubhouse lead at the end of the third day of the Avantha Masters at DLF Golf and Country Club on Saturday. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and Professional Golf Tour of India.
19 Feb 2011 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Cabrera-Bello leads by one after Day 2 at fog-delayed Avantha Masters
Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain was the clubhouse leader by a single shot despite two bogeys in his closing three holes in a second-round 3-under 69 at the Avantha Masters on Friday. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and Professional Golf Tour of India.
18 Feb 2011 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Kapur thrilled by speed at which golf is progressing in his native India
India’s Shiv Kapur has hailed the growth of golf in his country as the European Tour visits for the fourth time.
17 Feb 2011 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
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