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Champions take big lead in Seve Trophyupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 16:56:00

The Great Britain & Ireland team took a commanding 4-1 lead over Continental Europe after the first day of the Seve Trophy on Thursday, in the event's first staging since its founder died.

Dutch Open delayed by vandals, rain and bad lightupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 14:59:00

Inclement weather and vandalized greens disrupted day one of the Dutch Open as nearly half the field failed to finish their opening round.

Steele and Dufner share lead at U.S. PGAupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 19:41:00

American's Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner are tied for the lead at the U.S. PGA Championship heading into the Sunday's final round at the Atlanta Athletic Club, Georgia.

Noren secures victory in Wales Openupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 13:05:00

Sweden's Alex Noren has secured his second European Tour title by claiming a two-stroke victory in the Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

Champion McDowell implodes in Walesupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 15:51:00

What a difference a day makes. On Friday, Graeme McDowell was well placed to successfully defend his Wales Open title as he builds up to his bid to retain his first major golf crown in the United States.

Aiken dedicates maiden win to legend Ballesterosupdated: Sun May 08 2011 14:06:00

South African Thomas Aiken dedicated his maiden European Tour win to golf legend Seve Ballesteros after claiming the Spanish Open by two shots Sunday.

Watney wins WGC event at Doral; Woods secures top-10 finishupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 08:39:00

American golfer Nick Watney produced a fine closing round at the WGC-Cadillac Championship in Florida to secure the third PGA Tour win of his career.

Woods flops as Quiros aces his way to Dubai victoryupdated: Sun Feb 13 2011 18:44:00

Spain's Alvaro Quiros carded a hole-in-one on the way to a remarkable victory in the Dubai Desert Classic as Tiger Woods and a host of big-name contenders fell away in Sunday's final round.

Woods in contention for Dubai crownupdated: Sat Feb 12 2011 17:34:00

Tiger Woods is just one shot off the lead going into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic after an eventful par round of 72.

Scott targets major titles after Singapore successupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 12:33:00

Adam Scott hopes his third Singapore Open title triumph on Monday will act as a springboard for an assault on golf's four major tournaments next year.

Scot Ramsay wins in South Africaupdated: Sun Dec 20 2009 15:59:00

Scot Richie Ramsay powered through field with a seven-under-par 65 to claim the South Africa Open after a sudden death playoff against Indian Shiv Kapur at Pearl Valley Golf Estates.

Martin on course for Euro doubleupdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 14:07:00

Spain's Pablo Martin is firmly on course for back-to-back victories after taking a two-shot halfway lead in the South African Open at Pearl Valley Golf Estates.

Great Britain and Ireland extend Vivendi leadupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 13:22:00

Great Britain and Ireland have extended their lead over Continental Europe to 6-4 on a sun-kissed second day at the Vivendi Trophy, Paris on Friday.

Kingston defeats Hansen in Mercedes playoffupdated: Sun Sep 13 2009 13:17:00

South African James Kingston has won the Mercedes-Benz Championship title in Cologne on Sunday after beating Denmark's Anders Hansen in a sudden-death playoff.

Hansen chips in for European Open leadupdated: Thu May 28 2009 16:14:00

Anders Hansen chipped in an eagle on his penultimate hole to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the European Open at The London Club in England on Thursday.

Augusta-bound Kjeldsen leads in Spainupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 14:36:00

Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen warmed-up for next month's Masters debut with a course record 10-under-par 62 and one-shot lead at the Andalucian Open in Seville on Saturday.

Jimenez shares Qatar lead after missed puttupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 13:36:00

Spanish Ryder Cup player Miguel Angel Jimenez spurned the chance to claim the outright lead after the Qatar Masters first round on Thursday when he missed an eight-foot putt on the last.

Hansen holds nerve to win Joburg Openupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 12:38:00

Anders Hansen held his nerve in a dramatic finish to win the Joburg Open by a shot from home player Andrew McLardy.

Trio share lead after Joburg third roundupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 12:59:00

Charl Schwartzel, Andrew McLardy and David Drysdale share the lead going into the final round of the Joburg Open after the trio finished a rain-affected third day on 11-under-par.

Goosen quits Qatar with blurred visionupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 11:30:00

Holder Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the Qatar Masters and returned to London for treatment after suffering blurred vision following laser surgery 10 days ago.

Els marches into Wentworth semisupdated: Fri Oct 12 2007 12:38:00

Ernie Els kept alive his hopes of a seventh HSBC World Match Play title after marching into the semifinals with another emphatic win at Wentworth.

Els will face Monty in Match Playupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 11:22:00

Six-time winner Ernie Els will face Scot Colin Montgomerie in the first round of the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth on Thursday.

Overton forges clear at Wyndhamupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 00:24:00

Little-known American Jeff Overton stayed on track for his maiden PGA Tour title by moving three shots clear in the Wyndham Championship third round on Saturday.

Trio share lead at Wyndhamupdated: Sat Aug 18 2007 00:05:00

For the second straight day, Jeff Overton needed only to make a short putt on his final hole to hold a lead for the first time in his short career.

Matchplay fields major attractionsupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 04:43:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington and U.S. Open winner Angel Cabrera will compete at the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth in October, organizers said on Friday. Backstrom sets course record at Italian Openupdated: Thu May 03 2007 09:00:00

MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Joakim Backstrom shot a course record 10-under 62 Thursday to come within one stroke of matching the lowest round of the European Tour season in the first round at the Italian Open. Calling Mr. Fix-Itupdated: Thu Apr 26 2007 20:22:00

IRVING, Texas -- Phil Mickelson hit nine of 14 fairways, tied for 45th in the 154-man field, during a first-round 69 at the EDS Byron Nelson Classic on Thursday. O'Hair leads after first round of Nelsonupdated: Thu Apr 26 2007 19:00:00

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Sean O'Hair wants to be known for his game, not how he was pushed into the professional ranks while still in high school by an overbearing father.

Garrido ahead as play is suspendedupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 15:47:00

Spaniard Ignacio Garrido led the Dutch Open by two strokes but still had seven holes of his second round to play when the tournament was halted for the day in Zandvoort.

Hansen defies pain for Dutch leadupdated: Thu Aug 10 2006 08:46:00

Denmark's Anders Hansen battled against a strong wind and a stiff neck to take an early one-shot lead in the Dutch Open on Thursday with a six-under-par 65 at the Kennemer course.

Campbell ahead after three roundsupdated: Sat Jul 01 2006 14:20:00

Michael Campbell took over the French Open lead on Saturday, despite hitting out of bounds twice before an extraordinary finale to his third round.

Edfors leads by one after hold-upupdated: Fri May 19 2006 07:24:00

Swede Johan Edfors continued his run of good form as he led the weather-affected Irish Open when the first round was finally completed at Maynooth on Friday.

Molinari claims Italian Open titleupdated: Sun May 07 2006 11:22:00

Francesco Molinari ended a 26-year wait for a home winner when he captured the Italian Open by four strokes.

Woods defeats Els in Dubai playoffupdated: Sun Feb 05 2006 10:37:00

Tiger Woods continued his perfect start to 2006 with a playoff victory over defending champion Ernie Els in the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.

Watch the birdies as Woods clicksupdated: Sat Feb 04 2006 08:51:00

Tiger Woods dropped a birdie putt on the 18th hole for a five-under 67 to tie for the lead with Anders Hansen after three rounds of the Dubai Desert Classic.

Late eagle sees Goosen share leadupdated: Fri Feb 03 2006 11:14:00

Retief Goosen celebrated his birthday with an eagle at the final hole to reach the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic in a tie for the lead with Anders Hansen.

Hedblom surges clear of BMW fieldupdated: Fri May 27 2005 16:06:00

Sweden's Peter Hedblom shot a sparkling seven-under-par 65 in the BMW Championship second round to surge into a three-stroke lead.

Broadhurst has lead after 36 holesupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 13:35:00

Ryder Cup old boy Paul Broadhurst holds a one-stroke lead at the halfway stage at the Club de Campo.

Tunnicliff remains ahead of fieldupdated: Sat Jun 12 2004 12:43:00

Miles Tunnicliff remains ahead in the Diageo Championship for a second straight day, taking a three-stroke lead into Sunday's final round.

Jacquelin leading in South Africaupdated: Fri Jan 23 2004 11:47:00

Frenchman Raphael Jacquelin shot seven birdies in a round of 65 that secured the halfway lead in the Dunhill Championship on Friday.

Immelman keeps South African titleupdated: Sun Jan 18 2004 13:56:00

Defending champion Trevor Immelman shot a final round 67 to retain the South African Airways Open at Ervinvale on 12-under-par 276.

Dane Hansen delivers in S. Africaupdated: Sat Jan 17 2004 10:51:00

Denmark's Anders Hansen fired a four-under 68 to share the South African Open third round lead with local player Craig Lile on Saturday.

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