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DORAL, Fla. – Rory McIlroy was teeing off on the ninth hole during a practice round for the Cadillac Championship when someone approached and asked him to stop play for a few minutes, because of a pressing matter in the area.   
After nine missed cuts, Dougherty set to try break streak at Iberdrola Open
The funeral of Seve Ballesteros gave every golfer a reason to pause and reflect on Wednesday, whether they were in Florida preparing for the sport's richest event or in Mallorca trying to find light at the end of a dark tunnel.
12 May 2011 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Ballesteros' funeral attended by fans, friends and family in small hometown
To the mournful wail of a lone bagpipe, some of Europe’s greatest golfers joined family, friends and local residents Wednesday at the funeral of Seve Ballesteros, paying an emotional final tribute to the dynamic Spaniard who revived the European game.
11 May 2011 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Ballesteros crucial in turning Ryder Cup tide toward Europe: Jacklin
With the funeral of Seve Ballesteros taking place Wednesday, Tony Jacklin has recalled the seven words without which the Spanish maestro might never have become such a hero of British golf fans.
11 May 2011 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
Pedrena and the world prepare to bid farewell to beloved Ballesteros
Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie and top-ranked Lee Westwood are expected to attend Wednesday’s funeral of Seve Ballesteros, who won five majors and transformed the game in Europe.
10 May 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Aiken wins Spanish Open by two, dedicates his victory to Ballesteros
South African Thomas Aiken lifted his first European Tour title Sunday at the Spanish Open -- an event inevitably overshadowed by the death of three-time winner Seve Ballesteros.
8 May 2011 - 3:02pm - 0 Comments
Aiken ups lead to two strokes after third round of somber Spanish Open
The show went on at the Spanish Open Saturday amid all the tears shed for Seve Ballesteros -- many of them inevitably by Jose Maria Olazabal.
7 May 2011 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Emotional Olazabal lauds Ballesteros' spirit as he plays on in Barcelona
Jose Maria Olazabal played through tears Saturday, overcome by grief following the death of his close friend and former Ryder Cup partner Seve Ballesteros.
7 May 2011 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
Reaction to the death of Ballesteros
Reaction to the death Saturday of golfing great Seve Ballesteros:
7 May 2011 - 12:13pm - 0 Comments
Tributes pour in from around globe in wake of Ballesteros' death
Tributes poured in from across the globe Saturday after five-time major winner Seve Ballesteros died of brain cancer, with players moved to tears by the passing of the dashing Spaniard who transformed European golf and the Ryder Cup.
7 May 2011 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Ballesteros' funeral to be Wednesday in his hometown of Pedrena, Spain
Seve Ballesteros’ funeral will be held in his native Pedrena on Wednesday after the five-time major champion died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor.
7 May 2011 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
With Spanish flair and five majors, Ballesteros changed golf in Europe
Seve Ballesteros was as inspirational in Europe as Arnold Palmer was in America, a handsome figure who feared no shot and often played from where no golfer had ever been.
7 May 2011 - 4:04am - 0 Comments
Ballesteros: the last of his kind
There will never be another golfer quite like Seve Ballesteros. Perhaps no other sportsman quite like him, either.
7 May 2011 - 3:27am - 1 Comments
Ballesteros, 54, dies after courageous struggle with effects of brain tumor
MADRID, Spain -- Seve Ballesteros was a genius with a golf club in his hands, an inspiration to everyone who saw him create shots that didn’t seem possible.
7 May 2011 - 1:22am - 3 Comments
Fresh off monthlong Bahamas break, Aiken cruises to Spanish Open lead
A seven-week break appears to have done Thomas Aiken no harm at all – he takes a one-shot lead into Saturday’s third round of the Spanish Open.
6 May 2011 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
Golf legend Seve Ballesteros' condition worsens
MADRID (AP) -- Golf great Seve Ballesteros suffered "severe deterioration" in his recovery from a cancerous brain tumor, a development that brought some players to tears as they considered his massive effect on golf in Europe and around the world.
6 May 2011 - 8:29am - 0 Comments
Quiros struggles in Spanish Open, as Jamieson emerges as surprise leader
Scotland's Scott Jamieson, playing just the 11th European Tour event of his career, tops the leaderboard after Thursday’s first round of the Spanish Open.
5 May 2011 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Quiros hopes Masters boost will aid him in defense of Spanish Open title
Alvaro Quiros will this week try for something last achieved by Max Faulkner in 1953 -- a successful defense of the Spanish Open title.
4 May 2011 - 12:42pm - 0 Comments
Young Manassero, veteran Jimenez seek to win their first Spanish title
Europe's new sensation Matteo Manassero will create more history next week when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete in golf's richest event, the $9 million Players Championship in Florida.
4 May 2011 - 12:37pm - 0 Comments
Dougherty pulls out of Spanish Open to visit father for help fixing his game
England's Nick Dougherty, yet to make a single penny in nine European Tour starts this year, has pulled out of this week's Spanish Open and flown to Florida in the hope that his father can help bring an end to his nightmare.
4 May 2011 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments