Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood scored convincing third round victories at the WGC World Match Play Championship in Arizona Friday to maintain their hopes of claiming the No. 1 ranking spot this weekend.
Lee Westwood will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic after posting a five-under par 67 at the Emirates Golf Club on Saturday.
Lee Westwood will move to number two in the world after completing a front-running victory at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship Sunday.
World number three Lee Westwood matched the lowest 36-hole score in Asian Tour history Friday as he carded a second-round 64 to cement his commanding lead at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship.
World number three Lee Westwood produced the lowest round of his career -- a sparkling 12-under-par 60 -- to lead the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship Thursday.
Lee Westwood has retained his Nedbank Golf Challenge title at Sun City, South Africa, finishing two strokes clear of Sweden's Robert Karlsson.
Former world number one Lee Westwood has confirmed that he will be rejoining the PGA Tour for the 2012 season.
Apart from their incredible golfing ability, this year's major winners, Charl Schwartzel, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke, have another thing in common.
World number two Lee Westwood has said he will take a relaxed approach as he continues his quest for a first major crown at this weekend's PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods has been dropped by sponsor Tag Heuer, as CNN's Patrick Snell reports.
The top two players in the world, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, failed to make the cut in the British Open at Royal St George's, Sandwich, on a bad day for England's leading golfers.
Luke Donald has overtaken Lee Westwood as world number one after beating his fellow-Englishman in a dramatic playoff to win the PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday.
The top three players in the world secured a winning start at the World Match Play Championship in Spain but there was an opening day defeat for Masters champion Charl Schwartzel.
Lee Westwood firmed his grip on the world number one spot with a brilliant final round 67 to win the Ballantine's Championship in South Korea Sunday by one shot from Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez.
Lee Westwood's first start on the European Tour since reclaiming the world's No. 1 golf ranking was upstaged by veteran Irishman Damien McGrane in South Korea on Thursday.
Lee Westwood says he is "delighted" and "proud" after recapturing golf's world number one status with victory at the Indonesia Masters.
Lee Westwood has regained the top spot in golf's world rankings after clinching victory by three strokes at the Indonesia Masters on Sunday.
Luke Donald faces a final-day tussle with defending champion Jim Furyk as he seeks to become the world's No. 1 golfer by winning the PGA Tour's Heritage tournament in South Carolina.
Luke Donald is in prime position to claim golf's No. 1 ranking after claiming a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour's Heritage tournament in South Carolina.
Luke Donald made a solid start in his bid to become the world's top-ranked golfer as he shot four-under-par 67 at the U.S. PGA Tour's Heritage event on Thursday.
World number two Lee Westwood has survived a dramatic emergency plane landing en route to the Masters on Sunday.
Kyle Stanley defied gusting winds at the PGA National course in Florida to take a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Honda Classic.
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy's decision to skip the Players Championship at Sawgrass in May has been defended by their manager Andrew Chandler.
Chubby Chandler discusses the reasons why Lee Westwood and Rory Mcilroy won't be at the PGA Tour's centrepiece, the Players Championship.
World number one Lee Westwood has used his Twitter account to express his anger at Rory McIlroy being snubbed for the U.S. PGA Rookie of the Year award.
Lee Westwood underlined just why he is the world's number one golfer with a runaway eight-shot victory in the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City after a final round four-under 68 on Sunday.
Tiger Woods goes on a PR campaign to win back fan support. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Lee Westwood showed he will not give up his world No. 1 ranking without a fight as he claimed third place at the halfway stage of the Dubai World Championship on Friday.
A vintage year for European golf is set to reach a thrilling finale this weekend with both the Race to Dubai honors and the World No.1 ranking up for grabs.
Italy's Francesco Molinari held off the challenge of new world number one Lee Westwood to win the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai by a single shot.
Italian Francesco Molinari remains one-stroke clear of world number one Lee Westwood after the pair both carded five-under-par 67s in the third round of the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
England's Lee Westwood showed no signs of buckling under the pressure of his new status as golf's world number one, hitting a round of 70 to sit one shot behind leader Francesco Molinari after day two of the HSBC Champions challenge in Shanghai, China.
New world number one Lee Westwood is one shot behind leader Francesco Molinari after the first day of the HSBC Champions Challenge in Shanghai, China.
England's Lee Westwood tells CNN's Alex Thomas how it feels to replace Tiger Woods as golf's number one.
New golf world number one Lee Westwood has told CNN he will not be resting on his laurels, after officially taking over from Tiger Woods at the the head of the world rankings.
Lee Westwood has taken over from Tiger Woods as golf's new world number one, after Martin Kaymer failed to finish in the top two in the Andalucia Masters at Valderrama on Sunday.
Tiger Woods' unprecedented run as the world's No. 1 golfer will end on Sunday, with Europeans Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer in line to take over top spot.
Newly-crowned Dunhill Links champion Martin Kaymer could prevent Lee Westwood from replacing Tiger Woods as the world's number one golfer.
Martin Kaymer increased his lead in the Race to Dubai with a superlative final round of 66 at St.Andrews to claim a three-shot victory in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday.
Lee Westwood shrugged off his injury problems to boost his hopes of taking over as world number one as English compatriot John Parry took a two-shot lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday.
Lee Westwood's bid to become golf's world number one suffered a setback when he aggravated a calf injury at the Dunhill Links Championships on Thursday.
Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell has revealed he will join the U.S. PGA Tour next year, but Europe teammate Lee Westwood insists he will not be switching allegiance.
European Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell talks about his team?s performance throughout the competition.
Lee Westwood has given Europe a boost by declaring himself fit for next month's Ryder Cup showdown with the United States in Wales.
Lee Westwood, Europe's highest-ranked golfer, is on course to recover from injury in time to spearhead their challenge at next month's Ryder Cup against the United States, his management company said.
Lee Westwood took advantage of a collapse by Robert Garrigus and then fought off Robert Karlsson in a playoff to win the St. Jude Classic on Sunday to capture his second PGA Tour title and first in 12 years.
Lee Westwood birdied the final three holes in a second round 68 to take a share of the lead at the halfway point of the St Jude Classic in Memphis.
Lee Westwood finished his round at the summit of the leader board on the third day of The Players Championship at Sawgrass, Florida; where he is aiming to become the first Englishman to win the American tournament.
Tiger Woods has avoided missing the halfway cut in successive tournaments for the first time in his career, but will go into the weekend at the $9.5 million Players Championship nine shots off the lead.
An emotional Phil Mickelson donned the Green Jacket for the third time after a three-shot victory over England's Lee Westwood to claim the Masters crown at Augusta National on Sunday.
English pair Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood shared the halfway lead at the U.S. Masters with Tiger Woods in a five-strong chasing group just two shots behind.
England's Lee Westwood stayed calm in the face of a burst of sustained brilliance from Phil Mickelson to lead the American by a shot going into the final round of the U.S. Masters with Tiger Woods four adrift.
Australia's Brett Rumford claimed the halfway lead at the Qatar Masters after a six-under-par 66 in testing conditions on the Doha Golf Course.
Lee Westwood charged to a runaway victory in the inaugural Dubai World Championship on Sunday to be crowned Europe's number one golfer this year.
Lee Westwood says his double triumph at the Dubai World Championship was the highlight of his 31-win career.
CNN's Justin Armsden interviews 2009 Race to Dubai winner Lee Westwood.
Lee Westwood will take a commanding five-shot lead over European Tour money list rival Rory McIlroy into the final round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship on Sunday.
Lee Westwood claimed the halfway lead at the Dubai World Championship as two birdies on the final three holes gave him a two-shot advantage over a six-strong group tied for second place.
Lee Westwood stole an early march on European Tour money list leader Rory McIlroy as he fired a superb six-under-par 66 on the opening day of the season-ending Dubai World Championship.
The top four players on the European Tour money list have all avoided each other in the draw for the Volvo World Match Play Championship in Spain this week.
Ryder Cup star Lee Westwood claimed his first European Tour title for two years with a two-shot victory in the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura on Sunday.
Germany's Martin Kaymer beat Lee Westwood of England at the first hole of a sudden death playoff to win the French Open at Le Golf National near Paris on Sunday.
Lee Westwood will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the South African Open after he carded a four-under-par 68 to follow his opening 66 and 68 at the Pearl Valley Golf Estates.
Lee Westwood surrendered his British Masters title at The Belfry on Sunday when he lost to Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano at the third hole of their play-off.
Lee Westwood and New Zealand's Michael Campbell were tied for the lead and three clear of the field after an action-packed completion of the fog-hit British Masters third round at The Belfry on Sunday morning.
Lee Westwood had to wait until after four o'clock to start his third round in the British Masters at foggy Sutton Coldfield and he slid down the leaderboard to joint 14th at one point before ending the day one adrift of the leading trio, having played 10 holes.
Defending champion Lee Westwood is handily placed after the opening round of the British Masters at The Belfry on Thursday.
European Ryder captain Nick Faldo reacted to their first day woes by leaving out ever presents Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood from Saturday morning's foursomes matches at Valhalla.
Defending champion Lee Westwood carded a six-under-par 66 on Saturday to hold a one-shot lead over a trio of players going into the final round of the Andalucia Open.
Sweden's Peter Hedblom and Australian Matthew Millar took the halfway lead at the Andalucia Open in Spain as defending champion Lee Westwood joined the chasing pack.
Lee Westwood is on course to land his 19th European Tour title after a flawless five-under-par 67 in the Qatar Masters first round left him in a share of the lead alongside South Africa's Anton Haig.
Rookie of the year Martin Kaymer held his nerve during Sunday's final round at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship to claim a maiden European Tour title with a four-stroke victory over Briton Lee Westwood and Sweden's Henrik Stenson.
Lee Westwood has accused the European Tour of "mismanagement" after a clash of dates with a big-money event on the Asian Tour means he and other leading players will miss the season-ending Volvo Masters in Valderrama.
Lee Westwood became just the seventh player to win $20m on the European Tour after carding a seven-under-par 65, highlighted by a 40-foot birdie putt on the 16th and then a 30-footer for eagle on 17, to win the British Masters at The Belfry.
Former European number one Lee Westwood and the in-form Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano are poised for a head-to-head in Sunday's final round of the Andalucia Open.
Stuart Appleby will be looking to repeat his impressive victory in last year's Houston Open in the final tournament before next week's Masters at Augusta.
South African Charl Schwartzel shot a third successive four-under-par 68 on Saturday to take a two stroke lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek.
Briton Lee Westwood, keen to earn a Ryder Cup wildcard, climbed out of his sick bed to fire a four-under-par 68 in the first round of the BMW International Open -- to leave him one stroke off the lead.
Lee Westwood's late bid for an automatic Ryder Cup place was thwarted on Sunday when he withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational because of fever.
England's Lee Westwood was left clinging to his Ryder Cup dream on Thursday after he fired a course-record 63 in the first round of the Players' Championship in Hamburg.
Lee Westwood may have cut off his only chance of qualifying for next month's U.S. Open and further hindered his Ryder Cup chances.
Australia's Stuart Appleby carded a second round 69 to move to five-under par 139 and a one-stroke lead at the Sun City Golf Challenge on Friday.
European Ryder Cup player Lee Westwood was one of four players sharing the first round lead at the Sun City Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in South Africa.
Europe survived a threatening fightback by the United States to take an 11-5 lead into the final day's singles in the Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills, Michigan.
Tiger Woods inspired an impressive fightback by the United States in the Ryder Cup, but the Europeans checked the onslaught by snatching a half and then an unlikely victory in the fourballs at Oakland Hills, Michigan.
U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen fired a best-of-the-week 66 on the treacherous Smurfit course and grabbed a two-shot lead in the European Open second round.
In the 1999 Ryder Cup, Hal Sutton scored a team-high 3 1/2 points for the United States. And Lee Westwood, a workhorse for the Europeans, played all five matches for the second consecutive Ryder Cu...
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