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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
McIlroy, Woods both miss cut in Abu Dhabi Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, a woeful start to the season for the world's top two golfers.
18 Jan 2013 - 8:32am - 2 Comments
McIlroy and Woods struggle in first round of Abu Dhabi Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- With Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggling, fifth-ranked Justin Rose and unheralded Jamie Donaldson had 5-under 67s Thursday for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
17 Jan 2013 - 5:17am - 2 Comments
All eyes on McIlroy as he begins year with new clubs, great expectations
This much could always be said about Tiger Woods. The richest man in golf played like he didn't have two nickels to rub together. Rory McIlroy appears to be cut from the same cloth. Even a cloth that now has a swoosh.
16 Jan 2013 - 12:08am - 1 Comments
Goosen, recovering from back surgery, encouraged with 2013 debut
DURBAN, South Africa -- The Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa marked the return of two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, who had not played in five months after finally having surgery on his back.
15 Jan 2013 - 7:00pm - 3 Comments
Woods and McIlroy paired together in Abu Dhabi but cool to talk of rivalry
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The world's top golfers meet more often on the course these days, but neither No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy nor Tiger Woods is ready to call it their relationship a rivalry.
15 Jan 2013 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen roars from five shots back to win Volvo Golf Champions by one
DURBAN, South Africa -- Scott Jamieson won’t forget Durban in a hurry -- but not for all the right reasons now.
13 Jan 2013 - 11:23am - 0 Comments
Jamieson leads by five at Volvo Golf Champions, can win two in a row
DURBAN, South Africa -- One year after last-man-in Branden Grace won the Volvo Golf Champions, Scotland's Scott Jamieson could well do exactly the same thing on Sunday at Durban Country Club.
12 Jan 2013 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen grabs one-shot lead on second day at Volvo Golf Champions
DURBAN -- Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen had his wishes come true in Durban on Friday.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
Jaidee takes three-shot lead over Els and Oosthuizen at Volvo Champions
DURBAN, South Africa -- Thongchai Jaidee shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead on the opening day of the Volvo Champions on Thursday.
10 Jan 2013 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Grace determined to repeat 2012 feats, starting at Volvo Golf Champions
DURBAN, South Africa -- Branden Grace is serious about building on his breakthrough season in 2012, starting with the defense of his Volvo Golf Champions title this week.
9 Jan 2013 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Harrington returns to Durban, site of his promising career start 17 years ago
DURBAN, South Africa -- Seventeen years after making his professional debut on the European Tour in the FNB Players Championship, Padraig Harrington returns to Durban Country Club for this week’s Volvo Golf Champions.
8 Jan 2013 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Donald already looking at BMW PGA Championship triple
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- World No. 2 Luke Donald has his sights fixed firmly on a place in the record books alongside Colin Montgomerie next May by attempting to capture the BMW PGA Championship for a third consecutive year.
31 Dec 2012 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Jimenez breaks leg skiing, will be out of action for three to five months
MALAGA, Spain -- Spanish golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez has broken his right shinbone and will be sidelined for three to five months. Jimenez said in a statement Sunday that he had surgery on his leg after injuring it while skiing Saturday.
30 Dec 2012 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
European Tour needs to keep its stars playing at home, says Montgomerie
LONDON -- The European Tour needs to take some steps to encourage European stars to play more in Europe, says Colin Montgomerie.
24 Dec 2012 - 12:35pm - 1 Comments
Chapman receives honorary life membership of European Tour
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Roger Chapman of England has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his historic two victories in senior major championships in 2012, Tour officials have announced.
22 Dec 2012 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
European financial problems unleash plenty of hurt on golf events in Spain
PARIS -- With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
22 Dec 2012 - 5:58pm - 1 Comments
Schwartzel wins Alfred Dunhill by 12 shots, for eighth European Tour title
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel was the runaway winner for the second time in a week as he coasted to a 12-shot victory at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday.
16 Dec 2012 - 1:14pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel races out to 10-shot lead after third round at Alfred Dunhill
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel shot an 8-under 64 Saturday to take a 10-stroke lead after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship and move to the brink of back-to-back titles.
15 Dec 2012 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Schwartzel shares second-round lead with Bourdy at Alfred Dunhill C'ship
MALELANE, South Africa -- Charl Schwartzel shot an 8-under 64 Friday, surging into a share of the lead after two rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
14 Dec 2012 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments