European Tour chief Keith Pelley has admitted that the controversial two-stroke penalty imposed on China's Haotong Li at the Dubai Desert Classic was "grossly unfair".
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
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Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Scotland’s Marc Warren had no excuses after bowing out of the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay in the semi-finals today.
Sun, 02 Aug, 2015
Sergio Garcia insisted he stood a chance of winning the Open de Espana after a third-round 67 saw him close to within five shots of the lead during Saturday.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event on home soil on Sunday as David Howell bogeyed the 72nd hole of the Volvo China Open.
Sun, 26 Apr, 2015
Waterford’s Kevin Phelan carried on from where he left off last week by carding an opening 67 to claim a share of the lead in the Africa Open at East London Golf Club in South Africa.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
Waterford man Kevin Phelan finished joint second behind England’s Andy Sullivan in the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club yesterday.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
It did not need George O’Grady to tell us it is Darren Clarke’s time to captain Europe at the Ryder Cup, writes Simon Lewis.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Miguel Angel Jimenez will look to get over the disappointment of not being chosen as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain by extending his own record as the European Tour’s oldest winner in the Hero Indian Open.
Darren Clarke admits his lack of experience as a skipper will leave him heading into the unknown at Hazeltine in 19 months’ time.
Darren Clarke will lead Europe’s bid for a fourth successive Ryder Cup victory after being named captain today for the 2016 contest with the US at Hazeltine.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Darren Clarke, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Thomas Bjorn were set to discover on Wednesday which of them will have the daunting task of following in Paul McGinley’s footsteps as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain.
Paul Azinger has welcomed reports Davis Love will captain the US Ryder Cup team for the second time at Hazeltine in 2016.
Former Open champion Darren Clarke remains a strong favourite to be named European Ryder Cup captain for 2016 on Wednesday.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Davis Love will captain the United States Ryder Cup team for the second time in 2016, according to a report by the Golf Channel.
The European Tour could tomorrow confirm Paul McGinley’s successor as 2016 Ryder Cup captain.
Darren Clarke seems far from a certainty for the 2016 Ryder Cup captaincy vote after Miguel Angel Jimenez refuted claims in a Spanish newspaper that he was not interested in leading the European team.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Graeme McDowell has become the latest player to call for Darren Clarke to be handed the 2016 European Ryder Cup captaincy.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
Paul McGinley flees from the idea that he was the perfect captain or that he has turned the Ryder Cup into a poisoned chalice for his successor.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
European captain Paul McGinley will leave personal feelings to one side as he weighs up current form against Ryder Cup experience in making his wild card selections tomorrow.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley vowed to make his wild card selections in a “cold way” after a dramatic climax to the qualifying process in Turin.
England’s David Howell and Italian Edoardo Molinari made the most of perfect scoring conditions at Royal Liverpool to take the early lead in the 143rd Open Championship.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
Welcome to your Thursday morning briefing. Let us ensure you’re up to speed on what’s happening and are prepared for the day ahead.
Tiger Woods will not have to wait too long to make his competitive return to Hoylake in the 143rd Open Championship, which gets under way on Thursday.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2014
The composition of Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup backroom team for Gleneagles in September should become a little clearer today when the Dubliner hosts a European Tour press conference in his home town.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey was hunting down leader Ross Fisher in the early stages of the final round of the Tshwane Open today.
Sun, 02 Mar, 2014
David Howell hopes his first European Tour victory in seven years can inspire him to the best years of his career, including a third Ryder Cup appearance in 2014.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
Shane Lowry secured his best finish in nearly a year but two crowd distractions over the closing holes in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews cost him victory.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
Shane Lowry has failed to claim the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship which was won by England’s David Howell in a sudden-death play-off.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
Ireland’s Shane Lowry has stormed into the lead midway through the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews today.
The halfway cut fell at eight over par, but Ian Poulter was still predicting a “fun weekend” as the weather-delayed US Open looked to get back on track at Merion today.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen today made an appropriately flying start to the first round of the weather-delayed Ballantine’s Championship.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013
Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger today made a good start to the defence of his title before bad weather forced play to be suspended in the Ballantine’s Championship.
Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano wasted no time in moving into a share of the lead when the Spanish Open resumed at El Saler today.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013
Officials at the Masters are today expected to review claims that Tiger Woods took an illegal drop during yesterday's second round at Augusta.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Padraig Harrington is just four off the lead after day one of the Malaysian Open.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
South Africa's Thomas Aiken today produced a stunning scoring burst to charge into the lead midway through the third round of the Avantha Masters.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2013
Welshman Jamie Donaldson, who waited 11 years and 255 events for his first European Tour victory at the Irish Open last July, added another today when he won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship by one shot.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2013
Justin Rose was in bunkers on the opening two holes, but emerged from them with his two-stroke overnight lead intact on the final day of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Justin Rose overcame a shaky start to justify taking over the favourite’s tag at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship today.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2013
Paul McGinley to captain Europe at Gleneagles in 2014 followed by Darren Clarke at Hazeltine in 2016.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
It is extremely rare for Rory McIlroy’s caddy to walk into the scorer’s hut on the first day of any tournament enquiring of the cut-off mark.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
Bo van Pelt clinched his first victory on the European Tour with a two-shot triumph in the ISPS HANDA Perth International.
Sun, 21 Oct, 2012
Pony-tailed German Marcel Siem came up with a dream way to burst into the world’s top 100 for the first time today.
Sun, 08 Jul, 2012
England’s Ian Poulter and German Marcel Siem found themselves out in front after overnight leaders David Howell and Anders Hansen made poor starts to the Alstom French Open final round at Le Golf National near Paris today.
Lee Westwood was able to play on in the Alstom French Open at Le Golf National near Paris today after hurting his right knee and groin before yesterday’s third round.
Lee Westwood had an injury scare today just 12 days before the start of the Open Championship at Royal Lytham.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal still had a chance to make his 22nd appearance at The Open despite three late bogeys in his first round of the 36-hole qualifying event at Sunningdale today.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
Ryder Cup captains past and present Colin Montgomerie and Jose Maria Olazabal are part of a 96-strong field at Sunningdale tomorrow battling for 10 places in next month’s Open Championship.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2012
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