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MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the inaugural Oman Open on Sunday to break a title drought of nearly 17 months.   The 32-year-old Dutchman shot a 4-under 68 to finish on 16-under 272, two shots ahead of his friend, England'
Henrik Stenson takes recovery from knee surgery to Dubai Desert
  DUBAI – He might be the walking wounded, but that hasn't stopped Henrik Stenson from returning to the place he once called 'home.'   The Swede now resides in Orlando, Florida, but Dubai was where he l
3 Feb 2016 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
Singapore Open: Jordan Spieth loses to Song Young-han by 1
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jordan Spieth finished runner-up at the Singapore Open on Monday after South Korea's Song Young-han held his nerve to beat the fast-finishing world No. 1 by a single stroke.
1 Feb 2016 - 12:25am - 0 Comments
Grace successfully defends Qatar Masters title
DOHA, Qatar — Branden Grace successfully defended his Qatar Masters title on Saturday, becoming the first player to do so since the tournament began in 1998.
30 Jan 2016 - 3:24pm - 0 Comments
Lawrie taking 2-shot leading into Qatar Masters final round
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Paul Lawrie earned a two-shot lead at a windy Doha Golf Club on Friday to close in on an unprecedented third Qatar Masters title.
29 Jan 2016 - 2:44pm - 0 Comments
Putting tip works for Lawrie at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- Paul Lawrie benefited from a putting tip off a friend in shooting a 6-under 66 at the Qatar Masters, giving the former British Open champion a one-shot lead after the second round on Thursday.
28 Jan 2016 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen shares lead at Qatar Masters with Pablo Larrazabal
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen made another fast start to his first tournament of the year, shooting a 7-under 65 in the first round of the European Tour's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to share the lead with Pablo Larrazabal on Wednesday.
27 Jan 2016 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen, Grace look to maintain South African domination
South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country's players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters.
26 Jan 2016 - 4:53pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler wins Abu Dhabi Championship with final-round 69
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rickie Fowler won the Abu Dhabi Championship for his fourth worldwide victory in nine months, shooting a 3-under 69 in his final round Sunday to win by one stroke from playing partner Thomas Pieters.
24 Jan 2016 - 8:33am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth just beats the horn with last tee shot in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordan Spieth has experienced some drama on the ninth tee at the Abu Dhabi Championship this week.
23 Jan 2016 - 4:04pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy, Fowler in 5-way tie for lead in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler were part of a five-way tie for the lead at the Abu Dhabi Championship after Andy Sullivan made a triple-bogey in fading light to relinquish a two-shot advantage late in a fog-affected third round on Saturd
23 Jan 2016 - 7:02am - 0 Comments
Spieth, McIlroy drop as Sullivan leads in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and other big names slid off the leaderboard at the weather-affected Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, leaving American amateur Bryson DeChambeau to chase clubhouse leader Andy Sullivan in the second round.
22 Jan 2016 - 6:55am - 0 Comments
McIlroy upstages Spieth with 1st-round 66 in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy began 2016 with a masterful display of driving to set up a 6-under 66 at the Abu Dhabi Championship, upstaging top-ranked playing partner Jordan Spieth in the first round on Thursday.
21 Jan 2016 - 9:32am - 0 Comments
Short game and putting improved since eye surgery, says Rory McIlroy
  ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Rory McIlroy expects his short game and putting to be better this year after undergoing laser eye surgery during his two-month break from competitive golf.   "It's
20 Jan 2016 - 9:05am - 0 Comments
Players can wear shorts in pro-ams and practice, European Tour says
  ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Golfers on the European Tour have a new item of clothing to pack in their suitcases.   The tour said Wednesday it will allow players to wear shorts during practice roun
20 Jan 2016 - 1:46am - 0 Comments
Spieth and McIlroy to duel in Abu Dhabi, whether it matters or not
  ST. LOUIS – It's January in St. Louis, hard to get your arms around golf. Maybe if we spend $10 million HOK could draw us a picture.
19 Jan 2016 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
European Tour: Haydn Porteous wins Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Haydn Porteous kept his nerve to go bogey-free through the final round Sunday and win the Joburg Open by two shots for his first European Tour title.
17 Jan 2016 - 2:55pm - 0 Comments
EurAsia Cup: Europe dominates singles, wins 18.5-5.5
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Europe dominated Sunday's singles matches 9-1/2 to 2-1/2 to comfortably win the EurAsia Cup.
17 Jan 2016 - 8:19am - 0 Comments
Wall, Lombard, Porteous share lead at Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anthony Wall has a chance at his second European Tour title and first in 16 years when he heads into the final round of the Joburg Open as part of a three-way tie for the lead.
16 Jan 2016 - 9:31pm - 0 Comments
Europe dominates Day 2 to lead Asia 9-3
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Europe dominated the second day of the EurAsia Cup to lead Asia 9 to 3 at a sunny Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on Saturday.
16 Jan 2016 - 11:43am - 0 Comments