VIRGINIA WATER, England - Two men's golf tournaments co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours in Malaysia and China were postponed Friday because of the deadly new virus from China.The tournaments are the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur on ...
Feb 15, 2020
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods won't have to wait until he's 50 to enter the World Golf Hall of Fame.The Hall of Fame on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) announced changes to the criteria and the selection process, starting ...
Jan 22, 2020
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Lee Westwood secured his 25th European Tour win with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.Westwood, who had a one-shot overnight lead, has now won in four different decades starting in the 1990s. ...
Jan 20, 2020
TONY Finau is starting his season next week in the Hong Kong Open, even though it's no longer a European Tour event this season. The tournament was scheduled for Nov. 28 until it was postponed because of increasing pro-democracy ...
Jan 1, 2020
MALELANE, South Africa - Golfers were allowed to wear shorts during a European Tour event for the first time on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) because of sweltering temperatures.The decision to relax rules at the 2020 season-opening Alfred Dunhill Championship in South ...
Nov 29, 2019
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Jon Rahm was still getting his head around the biggest, gutsiest and richest victory of his career when the name of his golfing idol was dropped into the conversation.By winning the Race to Dubai title on the ...
Nov 25, 2019
LONDON - Men and women will compete against each other next year in Sweden in a new European Tour and Ladies European Tour event hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam.The two tours announced the Scandinavian Mixed on Monday, minus details on ...
Oct 15, 2019
HUMBLE, Texas - Lanto Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and won the Houston Open on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) with a six-foot par at the end that gave him a 3-under 69 ...
Oct 14, 2019
MADRID - Jon Rahm won the Spanish Open for a second consecutive year on Sunday, beating Seve Ballesteros' record for the fastest Spaniard to reach five European Tour wins.Golfing great Ballesteros needed 49 events to get five wins on the tour. ...
Oct 7, 2019
MADRID - Jon Rahm shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to match the course record and take a five-shot lead entering the final round of the Spanish Open.The defending champion had a back-nine 28 to charge to the front ...
Oct 6, 2019
VIRGINIA WATER, England - Danny Willett won a European Tour event on home soil for the first time in his career with a three-shot victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday.The 31-year-old Englishman held off nearest challenger Jon ...
Sep 23, 2019
AMSTERDAM - Sergio Garcia won the 100th edition of the KLM Open by one shot on Sunday, holding his nerve for a par on the final hole to finish on 18 under and leave Nicolai Hojgaard of Denmark in second place.Garcia kissed ...
Sep 16, 2019
HAMBURG, Germany - Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years.Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer ...
Sep 9, 2019
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland - Rory McIlroy shot a 3-under 67 on his return to the European Tour on Thursday, leaving the new FedEx Cup winner four strokes behind Matthias Schwab and Mike Lorenzo-Vera after the first round of the European Masters. ...
Aug 30, 2019
VIRGINIA WATER, England - The European Tour has announced a four-point plan to crack down on slow play in golf.Starting in the 2020 season, players will be handed a one-shot penalty if they breach time allowances twice in a round. ...
Aug 20, 2019
VIRGINIA WATER, England - The European Tour has suspended Thorbjorn Olesen pending the investigation into his arrest on charges of being drunk on an aircraft and assaulting a female passenger while she slept.Olesen is to appear in court on Aug. 21 on ...
Aug 7, 2019
VIRGINIA WATER, England - The European team is reducing the number of captain's picks from four to three for next year's Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.Nine players will qualify automatically for the team via points earned in tournaments, ...
May 9, 2019
ANGELO Que steadied himself after a disastrous back-nine slip, hitting birdie on No. 18 to stand just a stroke off the pace early in the first round of the Maybank Championship on Thursday in Malaysia.The Filipino shotmaker had an amazing ...
Mar 21, 2019
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Whether it's science or art, Bryson DeChambeau is making a name for himself for simply winning.In his most dominant performance yet, DeChambeau turned a one-shot lead into a seven-stroke victory on Sunday by ...
Jan 28, 2019
LA QUINTA, California - The timing couldn't be better for Justin Rose, or for the Desert Classic.Rose played so much golf toward the end of last year that he wasn't quite ready to fly from his home in ...
Jan 17, 2019
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