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MADRID (AP) — Jon Rahm shot a 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Spanish Open with overnight leader Paul Dunne two strokes behind.   The fourth-ranked Rahm had six birdies in his final round to end the Centro Nacional de Golf tournament on 20-under 268.
McGowan leads Madrid Masters, No. 1-ranked Donald four shots back
England’s Ross McGowan shot an 8-under par 64 Thursday for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Bankia Madrid Masters on the European Tour.
6 Oct 2011 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
Donald primed for final money push as he defends Madrid Masters title
World No. 1 Luke Donald hopes fatigue will not be a factor when he defends his Bankia Madrid Masters title this week.
5 Oct 2011 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Hoey prevails in seesaw battle with McIlroy to capture Dunhill Links
Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey held off countryman Rory McIlroy to win the Dunhill Links Championship by two shots at St. Andrews on Sunday.
2 Oct 2011 - 2:03pm - 0 Comments
Surprising Hoey leads Dunhill Links, McDowell and McIlroy in pursuit
Michael Hoey moved closer to giving Northern Ireland another big golf victory, taking a three-shot lead Saturday after three rounds of the Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour.
1 Oct 2011 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
Fleetwood and Hoey share 36-hole lead at Dunhill Links in easy wind
Tommy Fleetwood and Michael Hoey left a trail of big names behind them, sharing the second-round lead at the European Tour’s Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.
30 Sep 2011 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen part of four-way lead at Dunhill Links, Donald also starts well
Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen put himself in contention for another memorable victory at St. Andrews, taking a share of the lead Thursday after the first round of the Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour.
29 Sep 2011 - 2:53pm - 0 Comments
Kaymer targets second straight win at Dunhill Links to break yearlong skein
Martin Kaymer is hoping to recreate last year's "fairytale" victory as he returns to St. Andrews in a bid to become the first golfer to successfully defend his title at the European Tour’s Dunhill Links Championship.
28 Sep 2011 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
Donald arrives at Dunhill Links fired up by chance to make money history
Leading the money lists on both sides of the Atlantic, top-ranked Luke Donald is eyeing another big payday at the Dunhill Links Championship.
28 Sep 2011 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Clarke struggling for motivation after his emotional British Open victory
Having achieved his lifetime ambition of capturing the British Open, Darren Clarke acknowledged Wednesday that his golf career can only go in one direction as he struggles to map out future goals.
28 Sep 2011 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
Ferrie tops countryman Wakefield in playoff to capture Austrian Open
Kenneth Ferrie beat fellow Englishman Simon Wakefield in a playoff to win the Austrian Open on Sunday for his first European Tour title since 2005 and third overall.
25 Sep 2011 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
Norret of Denmark leads by two over four players at Austrian Open
Thomas Norret shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final day of the European Tour’s Austrian Open.
24 Sep 2011 - 2:24pm - 0 Comments
Four players yet to win share lead in Austrian Open, Harrington makes cut
England's Robert Coles carded a 7-under-par 65 Friday to find himself among four men sharing the halfway lead at the European Tour’s Austrian Golf Open.
23 Sep 2011 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments
Harrington struggles with new swing in Austrian Open, where Bond leads
Welshman Liam Bond was the surprise leader after the first round of the European Tour’s Austrian Open on Thursday as professional debutants Tom Lewis and Paul Cutler both found the going tough.
22 Sep 2011 - 2:41pm - 0 Comments
Lewis stepping into different world as he makes pro debut at Austrian Open
The premise might be the same, but former amateur star Tom Lewis is about to find out just how different playing for your living is this week.
20 Sep 2011 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments
Barclays out as sponsor of Scottish Open because of 'market factors'
Barclays has ended its 10-year sponsorship of the European Tour's Scottish Open. The tournament will celebrate its 30th anniversary in July next year with organizers aiming for new sponsors to be on board.
20 Sep 2011 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Walker Cup star Byrne from Arizona State turns pro, to play in Europe
James Byrne of Scotland is turning professional, a week after helping Britain and Ireland beat the United States in the Walker Cup. The 22-year-old Arizona State University graduate signed Monday with international sports agency IMG.
19 Sep 2011 - 7:46pm - 0 Comments
Britain-Ireland holds off Europe rally to retain Vivendi Seve Trophy
Britain & Ireland held off a strong fightback from Continental Europe in Sunday’s singles to retain the Vivendi Seve Trophy 15 1/2 to 12 1/2.
18 Sep 2011 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
Britain-Ireland increases lead to five on Day 3 at Vivendi Seve Trophy
Britain & Ireland outplayed Continental Europe in Saturday’s greensomes and foursomes to take a commanding five-point lead in the Vivendi Seve Trophy, 111/2 to 61/2.
17 Sep 2011 - 2:43pm - 0 Comments
British Open standout Lewis turns pro and will make debut in Austrian Open
Tom Lewis, the youngster who rose to prominence by taking a share of the first-round lead at this year’s British Open, has turned professional.
16 Sep 2011 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments