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NEW DELHI (AP) — Matt Wallace birdied the first playoff hole against fellow Englishman Andrew "Beef" Johnston to win the Indian Open on Sunday.   Wallace went for the green in two on the playoff hole, the 18th, needing only 20 feet for an ea
Rory McIlroy injures back, finishes round at SA Open
JOHANNESBURG — Rory McIlroy stayed close to the leaders at the SA Open on Friday despite hurting his back.
13 Jan 2017 - 12:56pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy starts 2017 strong with opening 67 at SA Open
JOHANNESBURG — Rory McIlroy made an impressive start to 2017 with a new set of clubs, shooting a 5-under 67 Thursday in the first round of the SA Open to put himself a stroke off the lead.
12 Jan 2017 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
Sam Brazel wins Hong Kong Open for 1st European Tour title
HONG KONG — Australia's Sam Brazel birdied the 18th hole to narrowly edge Rafa Cabrera Bello to capture the Hong Kong Open on Sunday, his first title on the European Tour.
11 Dec 2016 - 11:48am - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson wins 2nd Race to Dubai title
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Henrik Stenson won the Race to Dubai title for the second time in four years on Sunday, and Matthew Fitzpatrick claimed the biggest victory of his short career at the World Tour Championship.
20 Nov 2016 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
Victor Dubuisson leads by one stroke after three rounds at World Tour Championship
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Victor Dubuisson showed his ability to compete in big tournaments when a sparkling 8-under 64 on Saturday gave him a one-shot lead in the World Tour Championship after three rounds.
19 Nov 2016 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia, Francesco Molinari share lead at World Tour Championship heading into the weekend
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Sergio Garcia and Francesco Molinari share a one-stroke lead halfway through the World Tour Championship after shooting 5-under-par 67s on Friday.
18 Nov 2016 - 1:20pm - 0 Comments
European Tour announces new series, overhaul of top events
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The European Tour announced on Tuesday that it will group at least seven of its marquee events together as the Rolex Series and will be scrapping the Final Series format beginning with the 2017 season.
15 Nov 2016 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy seeks win in Dubai, aims to reclaim No. 1 ranking
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy is resigned to losing his Race to Dubai crown, but his motivation this week is to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title and move one step closer to regaining the world No. 1 ranking.
15 Nov 2016 - 9:25am - 0 Comments
Alex Noren has the 'round of my life' in Nedbank Challenge win
SUN CITY, South Africa — Alex Noren won the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa with the round of his life on Sunday, a sublime 63 that took him from six shots off the lead overnight to a 6-shot victory and his fourth title of a remarkable season on the European Tour.
13 Nov 2016 - 12:36pm - 0 Comments
European Tour reminds players to yell 'fore'
Etiquette is an important part of golf. While some rules can be a bit annoying, others serve an important safety purpose. 
8 Nov 2016 - 11:00am - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington earns first European Tour victory in 8 years
VILAMOURA, Portugal — Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years.
23 Oct 2016 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
European Tour players take part in Bottle Smash Challenge
The European Tour season is nearing its final stretch to crown a champion, but that doesn't mean the fun is taking a break.
22 Oct 2016 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Alex Noren savoring hottest stretch of his career
The hottest stretch of Alex Noren's career has come a few weeks too late. If only two of his three European Tour wins since early July hadn't arrived after the qualification period for the Ryder Cup ended and Darren Clarke had selected his captain's picks.
18 Oct 2016 - 1:41pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Pieters drives the green on 407-yard hole at Dunhill Championship
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship began Thursday morning, bringing together European Tour players and amateurs in one of the more distinctive events in the world. Players compete on a bucket list of golf courses throughout the weekend: The Old Course at St.
6 Oct 2016 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
How would you fare on a pro par-3?
When we're watching the pros play golf on TV, one thing we know is that we wouldn't fare very well on those endless yard par-5's. We don't even want to think about trying those 550-yard par-4's.
11 Sep 2016 - 5:59pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Pieters' long road taking him from Belgium to Rio Olympics
  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Thomas Pieters has a game that travels.
21 Mar 2016 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
SSP Chawrasia wins Hero Indian Open after four second-places
  NEW DELHI (AP) – SSP Chawrasia of India pulled off a two-shot win over defending champion Anirban Lahiri and Korea's Jeunghun Wang with a birdie on the final hole Sunday at the $1.66 million Hero Indian Open.  
20 Mar 2016 - 8:28am - 0 Comments
Chawrasia leads the Indian Open
NEW DELHI -- Just like last year, SSP Chawrasia leads the Indian Open after a flawless third-round 68 on Saturday. The 37-year-old, who won the 2008 Indian Masters over the same tree-lined layout, has a two-shot lead over Terry Pilkadaris(73) of Australia.
19 Mar 2016 - 10:05pm - 0 Comments
Terry Pilkadaris leads Indian Open by 3 heading into the weekend
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Australian golfer Terry Pilkadaris cut loose with nine birdies in a round of 8-under 64 for a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Indian Open on Friday.
18 Mar 2016 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments