Patience paid dividends for Rory McIlroy, as he enjoyed a highly promising competitive comeback in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where defending champion Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead after day one.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
Cork GC’s Gary O’Flaherty claimed victory for the second time at the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup yesterday, finishing the 54-hole event in four-under par.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Graeme McDowell shot his best round of the year and Shane Lowry “got away with” one of his worst in the Turkish Airlines Open.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Two leading players have questioned why there was no ambulance on site after Fabrizio Zanotti was struck on the head by a ball in the KLM Open yesterday.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
Shane Lowry has boosted hopes of a fourth Irish success in eight years by qualifying for next fortnight’s British Open at Royal Liverpool.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Fabrizio Zanotti triumphed in the first four-man play-off in BMW International Open history to win his first European Tour title in the most dramatic fashion today.
Sun, 29 Jun, 2014
Finland’s Mikko Ilonen remained on course for a wire-to-wire victory midway through the final round of the Irish Open today.
Sun, 22 Jun, 2014
Padraig Harrington has endured a disappointing start to his final round with bogeys on the second and third and seventh holes.
Graeme McDowell birdied two of his last three holes to give the fans hope of a home victory at the Irish Open on Sunday at Fota Island.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014
Sweden’s Mikael Lundberg made the most of ideal conditions to boost his chances of a first European Tour victory in six years in the Lyoness Open.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Shane Lowry dusted off an old putter, regained his touch around the greens and shot his lowest score of the year to put himself within two shots of Thomas Bjorn’s first-round lead at the 60th BMW PGA Championship yesterday.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
Waterford Castle’s Kevin Phelan hit what he described as “the shot of my life” to birdie the last and secure his European Tour card with a stroke to spare at the final stage of the Qualifying School in Spain.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
Waterford Castle’s Kevin Phelan produced a storming finish to keep his chances of winning a European Tour alive with just one round to go at the gruelling final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Catalonia.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Ballymena amateur Dermot McElroy missed the cut, but Kevin Phelan, David Higgins and Ruaidhri McGee still have a chance to win their European Tour cards at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School in Spain.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Graeme McDowell emerged from an hour-long fog delay to also end a run of two missed cuts and remain in contention at the French Open on the outskirts of Versailles.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2013
England's Graeme Storm took a two-shot first-round lead at the KLM Open after a seven-birdie 63 at Hilversum today.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2012
It’s that time of year when European Tour golfers are perusing the rankings with greater interest.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
EVEN 2012 Irish Open champion Jamie Donaldson described his victory as “surreal” last night but such was the success of the tournament’s return to Royal Portrush, it would not have mattered if a polar bear had sunk the final putt.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
A week that meant so much to Northern Ireland turned out to mean even more for Welshman Jamie Donaldson tonight.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2012
Welshman Jamie Donaldson finally landed his first European Tour title at the 255th attempt today.
Northern Ireland’s “Big Three” were battling through heavy rain to try to stay in touch with the leaders of the Irish Open at Royal Portrush today.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
Paul McGinley kept alive his hopes of ending a seven-year drought at the BMW International Open in windy Cologne today.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
Pádraig Harrington was under par but a little off the pace at the Travelers Championship as he returned to action last night following his US Open fourth-place finish.
South African Branden Grace took a strong grip on the lead in the Volvo China Open after a sparkling eight-under-par third round of 64.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey has his sights on a second successive victory after an opening 67 at the Castello Masters in Spain.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
MICHAEL HOEY returned to competition for the first time since his stunning Alfred Dunhill Links triumph and immediately ignited hopes of a second successive Tour victory in the Castellon Masters in Spain.
ENGLAND’S Oliver Fisher kept his cool in the final round to win the Czech Open as he signed for a 69 to win by two shots at the Prosper Golf Resort in Celadna.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
Teenage sensation Matteo Manassero faces the biggest test of his young sporting life at Wentworth tomorrow.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
SUPER-CONFIDENT Martin Kaymer lived up to his own hype with a four-shot win in the KLM Open at Hilversum yesterday – the fifth victory in-a-row by a member of Europe’s Ryder Cup team.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
German Martin Kaymer coasted to a second successive victory today, following his US PGA triumph four weeks ago with a four-shot triumph in the KLM Open at Hilversum.
Sun, 12 Sep, 2010
Germany’s Martin Kaymer led the KLM Open at Hilversum by three shots entering the last nine holes today.
Martin Kaymer birdied the last two holes today to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open at Hilversum.
Sat, 11 Sep, 2010
USPGA champion Martin Kaymer held the joint lead midway through his third round of the KLM Open alongside an unfamiliar face in Paraguay's Fabrizio Zanotti as the halfway leaders faltered at Hilversum today.
Welsh rookie Rhys Davies drew first blood against Ryder Cup ace Luke Donald in their Madrid Masters third round head-to-head today.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
PETER LAWRIE celebrated his father-in-law’s 60th birthday by grabbing a share of second place on the opening day of the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
Sweden’s Michael Jonzon is living proof that in golf it takes just one week to make it a great year.
Sun, 25 Oct, 2009
Sweden’s Michael Jonzon, with one European Tour win in 290 starts and fighting for his future, leads the Castello Masters in Spain with a round to play.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
Paul McGinley, who might well be back at Celtic Manor next year as a Ryder Cup vice-captain under Colin Montgomerie, went from the ridiculous to the sublime at the start of the Wales Open today.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2009
Former Ryder Cup player Thomas Levet dedicated victory to Seve Ballesteros after lifting the Spanish Open trophy in Girona today.
Sun, 03 May, 2009
England’s Stuart Davis, a 35-year-old European Tour rookie ranked 561st in the world, burst from two behind to one in front in the first two holes of the final round at the Spanish Open in Girona today.
France’s Thomas Levet has a two-stroke lead going into the final round of the Spanish Open in Girona.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
Rory McIlroy held the clubhouse lead midway through the afternoon session at the South African Open after a five-under-par 67 moved him to within two shots of overnight leader Michael Lorenzo-Vera.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2008
A stunning 64 has given Irish golfer Damien McGrane a share of the clubhouse lead at the second round of the South African Open today.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2008
Fabrizio Zanotti carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead the South African Open after the first day of competition at the Pearl Valley Golf Estates.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
Rory McIlroy has made an encouraging start at the South African Open as he continues his bid to remain in the world's top 50.
England's Ross McGowan equalled the lowest round of his brief European Tour career today and shares the lead after the first round of the Italian Open in Milan.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
The complete line-up of players for golf’s World Cup in China on November 22-25 has been announced.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2007
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