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NEWPORT, Wales -- Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.
No give-up in Clarke, who grabs one-stroke lead at Scottish Open
Only a few weeks after talking about giving up golf for a while because things were going so badly, Darren Clarke bounced back into the spotlight on Thursday. Clarke, spurred on by fellow Northern Irishmen Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy, leads the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond after a 6
8 Jul 2010 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
Daly just off lead in Scottish Open, thanks to brilliant ball-striking
John Daly has put himself into contention for a $750,000 victory at the Barclays Scottish Open -- and how he needs it. The former British Open champion, who next week returns to the scene of his 1995 triumph at St.
8 Jul 2010 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson could claim No. 1 ranking with victory in Barclays Scottish Open
Phil Mickelson is choosing competition over course conditions as he prepares for the next major. In a year when several players are skipping the Barclays Scottish Open, Mickelson tops the field at Loch Lomond, which also features U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell.
7 Jul 2010 - 6:01pm - 0 Comments
McDowell downplays his chances to win as he returns to action in Scotland
Graeme McDowell, golf's newest major champion, returns to the European Tour at Loch Lomond on Thursday, but admits it could be at St.
7 Jul 2010 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
Seven teams to tee off in unique Open Champions Challenge at St. Andrews
The R&A has announced the seven teams for the four-hole Open Champions Challenge, which is taking place next Wednesday, the day before the start of the 150th British Open. Each team will have a captain, with the captain being the most senior competitors on each squad.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez back on track for 'last' Ryder Cup berth after playoff win in France
Miguel Angel Jimenez knew entering this year it was probably his last chance to make his fourth Ryder Cup team. Now, following his second playoff victory of the season on Sunday in the alstom French Open, the 46-year-old Spaniard is back on track to make it.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Six players get into British Open field, with two spots up for grabs on Sunday
England’s Justin Rose has earned a late exemption into the British Open after his victory at the AT&T National on Sunday.
5 Jul 2010 - 7:00pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez wins French Open in playoff on calamitous final day for contenders
Miguel Angel Jimenez became the oldest-ever winner of continental Europe's oldest golf title on Sunday -- but he did it the hard way after making a real mess of the final hole. The 46-year-old Spaniard captured the Alstom French Open at Le Golf National by beating compatriot Alejandro Canizares a
4 Jul 2010 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
European Notebook: Leg pain sends Westwood back home to England
Lee Westwood flew home to England on Sunday to have immediate treatment and probably a scan on the right leg injury that bothered him all week at the Alstom French Open. The world No. 3, second favorite to Tiger Woods for the upcoming British Open at St.
4 Jul 2010 - 5:35pm - 1 Comments
Canizares coughs up his French Open lead to Kaymer on final three holes
Spaniard Alejandro Canizares went into the water twice on the last three holes Saturday to toss away a three-stroke lead at the Alstom French Open. One of the most dramatic finishing stretches in European golf -- which could be the venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup -- claimed yet another victim and le
3 Jul 2010 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Defending champ Kaymer up into second behind Canizares in France
Martin Kaymer is in with a chance of a second successive title at the Alstom French Open.
2 Jul 2010 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Van de Velde surprises even himself with his stellar start to French Open
Just when people were starting to wonder whatever happened to Jean Van de Velde, the man himself has popped up in Paris on Thursday with a sparkling round. Eleven years on from the week -- indeed the hole -- that wrote him into golf history, the 44-year-old began the Alstom French Open, just his
1 Jul 2010 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Ballesteros bows out of trip to British Open on doctor's advice
Golfing greats lined up to wish Seve Ballesteros well after hearing he will not be at St.
30 Jun 2010 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments
French Open set to tee off with solid field and 2018 Ryder Cup bid in mind
There was a small sense of relief among the organizers of the Alstom French Open on Wednesday when Lee Westwood was cleared by hospital tests of having a blood clot in his right calf muscle. The Englishman, at No.
30 Jun 2010 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Scotland earns Open berth 11 years after becoming youngest qualifier
Zane Scotland, who became the youngest player to qualify for the British Open when he earned a place in 1999 at Carnoustie, then age 16, finished in second place on the Torrance Course at Fairmont St. Andrews Tuesday to earn his first Open Championship appearance in more than a decade.
29 Jun 2010 - 10:55pm - 0 Comments
Nick Faldo feels snubbed by European Ryder Cup captain Montgomerie
MUNICH (AP) -- Former Europe captain Nick Faldo believes he is being ignored by successor Colin Montgomerie in the buildup to the Ryder Cup in October. Faldo's haul in winning 25 points in 11 Ryder Cups is a record.
29 Jun 2010 - 2:28pm - 0 Comments
Casey injures wrist and wedge in one fateful swing at BMW International
World No. 8 Paul Casey jarred his left wrist and damaged his sand wedge beyond repair on Sunday to complete a desperately disappointing week at the BMW International Open.
28 Jun 2010 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Havret's summer plans are changing in wake of his U.S. Open showing
Gregory Havret's second-place finish at the U.S.
27 Jun 2010 - 8:18pm - 0 Comments
Horsey captures BMW International Open by one with birdie on final hole
David Horsey of England birdied the 18th hole to win the BMW International Open by one stroke over countryman Ross Fisher on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 that earned him the biggest victory of his career. The 25-year-old former Walker Cup player earned $410,000 -- easily the biggest payday of hi
27 Jun 2010 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments