European Tour

NEWPORT, Wales – Four members of Europe's Ryder Cup team are playing in the ISPS Handa Wales Open this week, giving captain Paul McGinley a chance to assess their form heading into next week's matches against
Raphael Jacquelin leads Volvo Golf Champions by one after first round
DURBAN, South Africa – Raphael Jacquelin shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 in extremely windy conditions on South Africa's east coast to take the first-round lead at the Volvo Golf Champions on Thursday.    Jacquelin was the only
9 Jan 2014 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen plans busy start to 2014, hopes aching back will hold up
DURBAN, South Africa – Such is the tricky nature of his back that Louis Oosthuizen has planned his golf schedule only up to the Masters in April.    Problems with his lower back last year forced Oosthuizen to miss more events tha
8 Jan 2014 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn eyeing another Ryder Cup berth as he starts 2014 in Africa
DURBAN, South Africa – The Ryder Cup is a long way away but not in the mind of Thomas Bjorn.
7 Jan 2014 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson selected European golfer of year after historic finish
LONDON – Henrik Stenson has been selected European golfer of the year after winning the European Tour’s Race to Dubai money title and the PGA Tour’s FedExCup.    The 37-year-old Stenson, who succeeded Rory McIlroy, is
17 Dec 2013 - 7:32pm - 0 Comments
Jorge Campillo and Matthew Baldwin share second-round lead at Mandela
DURBAN, South Africa – Two players carded a 59 in the second round of the rain-affected Nelson Mandela Championship on Friday, although their scores won't count as a European Tour record because the field was allowed preferred lies on the soaked layout. 
13 Dec 2013 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
Nelson Mandela Championship first round again delayed by torrential rain
DURBAN, South Africa – Players will need a third day to complete the first round of the Nelson Mandela Championship after rain again disrupted the European Tour event's schedule.   After a seven-hour delay on Wednesday, only a lit
12 Dec 2013 - 3:08pm - 0 Comments
Daniel Brooks leads Nelson Mandela Championship after long rain delay
DURBAN, South Africa – Daniel Brooks of England shot an 8 under 62 to take a one-stroke lead in the Nelson Mandela Championship on Wednesday after heavy rain disrupted the first round of the European Tour event.    Play at the Mo
11 Dec 2013 - 2:22pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Henrik Stenson selected as top golfer by European writers
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Henrik Stenson has won the Golf Writers Trophy from the Association of Golf Writers, awarded to the top golfer who was born or lives in Europe, along with European teams.
10 Dec 2013 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn wins Nedbank Golf Challenge with two back-nine eagles
SUN CITY, South Africa – Thomas Bjorn had two eagles in his last nine holes, one brilliant and one a bit lucky, to finish with a 7-under 65 and win the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday. 
8 Dec 2013 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez, at 49, wins Hong Kong Open for fourth time
HONG KONG – Miguel Angel Jimenez clinched the UBS Hong Kong Open on the first hole of a three-way playoff Sunday, extending his record as the oldest player to win on the European Tour. 
8 Dec 2013 - 2:17pm - 0 Comments
Jos Vanstiphout, golf psychologist to Ernie Els and others, dies at 62
SUN CITY, South Africa – Ernie Els Els had another sad day Saturday upon learning that his former psychologist, Jos Vanstiphout, died of a heart attack. 
7 Dec 2013 - 3:01pm - 0 Comments
Jamie Donaldson leads Nedbank Golf Challenge by three after third round
SUN CITY, South Africa – Jamie Donaldson maintained his three-shot lead through the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Saturday, putting the Welshman in sight of his biggest career payday in his Sun City debut. 
7 Dec 2013 - 1:55pm - 0 Comments
Stuart Manley leads UBS Hong Kong Open by one stroke after third round
HONG KONG – Stuart Manley of Wales put himself in position for a first European Tour title by shooting a 4-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round at the UBS Hong Kong Open. 
7 Dec 2013 - 1:39pm - 0 Comments
Nelson Mandela Championship shifts dates to accommodate state funeral
DURBAN, South Africa – The Nelson Mandela Championship will begin and end one day early next week to recognize the state funeral for the late president. 
6 Dec 2013 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
Jamie Donaldson leads, Nedbank Golf Challenge honors Nelson Mandela
SUN CITY, South Africa – The birdie celebrations were muted and the crowd a little quiet all though Friday at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. 
6 Dec 2013 - 5:29pm - 0 Comments
Jbe Kruger leads UBS Hong Kong Open by one shot after second round
HONG KONG – Jbe Kruger of South Africa paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after taking a one-shot lead at the UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday. 
6 Dec 2013 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
Simon Dyson receives suspended ban and fine for rules violation last fall
VIRGINIA WATER, England – Simon Dyson of England received a suspended two-month ban from the European Tour and fined $49,000 on Thursday for a rules violation at the BMW Masters in Shanghai in October. 
5 Dec 2013 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald leads Nedbank Golf Challenge, storm halts first-round play
SUN CITY, South Africa – Luke Donald's rapid start at the Nedbank Golf Challenge was halted by lightning on Thursday, leaving the former top-ranked Englishman ahead by two shots on 5 under through 11 holes of an incomplete opening round. 
5 Dec 2013 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
David Higgins leads UBS Hong Kong Open by one shot after first round
HONG KONG – David Higgins of Ireland shot a 6-under-par 64 to lead the European Tour’s UBS Hong Kong Open by one after the first round on Thursday. 
5 Dec 2013 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments