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Padraig Harrington rolled back the years to take the early lead in the first leg of the lucrative FedEx Cup playoffs, after firing a seven-under-par 64 in Thursday's opening round of The Barclays tournament in New York.

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Martin leads in Portugal; Harrington eyes first victory since U.S. PGAupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 18:38:00

Spain's Pablo Martin will take a three shot lead going into the final round of the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura after posting a stunning third round 63.

Parry wins as Harrington charges through with final round 64updated: Sun Sep 26 2010 15:56:00

England's John Parry claimed his maiden European Tour victory by winning the Vivendi Cup as Padraig Harrington tuned up for the Ryder Cup with a blistering final round 64 in Paris.

Edfors scorches to 61 as Harrington tunes up for Ryder Cupupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 16:25:00

Sweden's Johan Edfors powered to a European Tour equal best round of the year 61 to take the lead at the Vivendi Cup in France on Thursday.

Molinari, Harrington and Donald included in European Ryder Cup teamupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 11:10:00

Captain Colin Montgomerie has picked Edoardo Molinari, Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington as wild cards to complete his European Ryder Cup team.

Golf's biggest showupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 11:10:00

Living Golf goes behind the scenes at Celtic Manor to preview preparations for the 2010 Ryder Cup.

Fisher nets Irish Open title despite Harrington's chargeupdated: Sun Aug 01 2010 16:49:00

English golfer Ross Fisher boosted his Ryder Cup hopes by claiming his fourth European Tour title with a two-shot victory from home hope Padraig Harrington at the Irish Open on Sunday.

Transitions leader Harrington happy to play with Tiger at Augustaupdated: Sat Mar 20 2010 13:44:00

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington fired his best score this year to take the halfway lead at the Transitions Championship in Florida, and then claimed he would be happy to be paired with Tiger Woods when the disgraced world No. 1 makes his golfing comeback at the Masters.

Westwood hits the front in Dubaiupdated: Fri Nov 20 2009 10:53:00

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.

Harrington still targets top spot in Europeupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:57:00

Padraig Harrington goes into Thursday's Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland still aiming to end the season as European number one.

Harrington steals Claret Jug from Cinkupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 06:30:00

Padraig Harrington may have missed out on the British Open title but the mischievous Irishman showed how much the Claret Jug means to him by stealing the trophy from current holder Stewart Cink.

Charging Tiger leads at U.S PGA Championshipupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 09:56:00

World No. 1 Tiger Woods surged into a first round lead at the U.S. PGA Championship on Thursday as he began his bid to win a major title for the fifth year in a row.

Superb Woods claims 70th PGA Tour titleupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 11:57:00

Tiger Woods claimed his 70th PGA Tour title with a four-shot victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.

Harrington keeps charging Woods at bayupdated: Sun Aug 09 2009 08:51:00

Padraig Harrington kept a charging Tiger Woods at bay on Saturday to take a three-stroke advantage into their final-round showdown in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club in Akron.

Harrington lead trimmed as Tiger lurks in Ohioupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 04:52:00

Padraig Harrington has retained his lead at the halfway stage of the Bridgestone International after carding a second successive sub-par round for the first time in four months in Akron, Ohio.

Harrington returns to form at Bridgestoneupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 04:44:00

Padraig Harrington returned to top form ahead of his defense of the PGA Championship with a six-under-par 64 to lead the Bridgestone International.

Harrington tries for 3updated: Sun Jul 19 2009 12:02:00

Despite recent struggles, Padraig Harrington tries for his third straight open title. CNN's Justin Armsden reports.

'I will have the last laugh' says Harringtonupdated: Sun Jul 19 2009 12:02:00

Padraig Harrington's British Open title defense ended with a three-over 73 for a 12-over-par total of 292, but he defended the swing changes which have come under scrutiny after a poor season.

Harrington's Open hat-trick bid in tattersupdated: Sat Jul 18 2009 15:30:00

Padraig Harrington's bid to win a third successive British Open title was left in tatters after the Irishman carded a six-over-par 76 in his third round at Turnberry on Saturday.

Hapless Harrington continues poor run of formupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 06:10:00

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington admits that his game is in poor shape ahead of his bid for a third successive British Open title this month.

Harrington learns from Happy Gilmoreupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 09:14:00

A number of filmmakers have looked to golf for inspiration for their movies -- but it is not often a professional golfer does the reverse.

Ogilvy sixth in world after Hawaii winupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 03:21:00

Geoff Ogilvy surged five places to sixth in the world following his six-stroke triumph at the season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship in Hawaii on Sunday.

Harrington: the man to beatupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 12:40:00

Golf in 2008 gave us some great individual performances, but it was the outstanding double-Major win from Irishman Padraig Harrington which really impressed.

Harrington: the man to beatupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 12:40:00

Living Golf sat down with Padraig Harrington and asked him how he plans to follow up from 2008's double-Major win.

Harrington lands another major golf awardupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 09:01:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington has landed another prestigious award after a 2008 season which saw him win back-to-back majors.

Harrington lands Europe's top golf awardupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 11:34:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington was named European Tour Golfer of the Year on Tuesday, reward for winning two majors in quick succession this summer to firmly establish himself as one of the top players in the world.

India's Singh denies big names in Singaporeupdated: Sun Nov 16 2008 15:42:00

India's Jeev Milkha Singh closed with a two-under 69 to win the Singapore Open by one stroke on Sunday after Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington missed putts that would have forced a playoff.

Volvo Masters second round is washed outupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 11:09:00

The battle for the Volvo Masters, and the Order of Merit crown, has been postponed until Saturday after heavy rain washed out the scheduled second round at Valderrama.

Furyk wins Grand Slam of Golf in Bermudaupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 05:34:00

Jim Furyk conjured a superb eagle at the first playoff hole to stun double major winner Padraig Harrington and claim the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda.

Inspired U.S. win back the Ryder Cupupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 03:19:00

An inspired United States team produced a barrage of birdies at Valhalla on Sunday to sweep aside Europe and win back the Ryder Cup.

USA leads Europeansupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 03:19:00

The U.S. moves closer to a win in the Ryder Cup. CNN's Patrick Snell reports.

Americans take 3-1 lead in Ryder Cupupdated: Fri Sep 19 2008 13:47:00

Newcomer Hunter Mahan and Justin Leonard led the way for America, with an impressive three and two victory over Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey, as the home side won the opening foursomes 3-1 on the first day of the Ryder Cup at Valhalla.

Harrington does it again!updated: Mon Jul 21 2008 00:34:00

Padraig Harrington wins back-to-back Open Championships. CNN's Justin Armsden reports.

Harrington retains British Open in styleupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 00:34:00

Irishman Padraig Harrington successfully defended his British Open title at Royal Birkdale on Sunday, carding a final round of 69 for a three-over total of 283 to beat England's Ian Poulter by four strokes. Harrington Beats Norman at Birkdaleupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 00:00:00

A smiling Irishman wins with good cheer, while Norman soars with brio and then does an all-too-familiar fade

Norman two ahead in British Open golfupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 16:27:00

Greg Norman of Australia leads the British Open by two strokes after Saturday's third round at Royal Birkdale.

Champion battles through British Open testupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 10:37:00

Padraig Harrington carded a battling four-over-par 74 in difficult conditions at rain-hit Royal Birkdale on Thursday following fears he would have to pull out of his British Open title defense due to a wrist injury.

Harrington in fresh injury anguish at Openupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 13:44:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington suffered fresh injury anguish on Wednesday to leave his title defense at Royal Birkdale in the balance.

Open champ Harrington fights wrist injuryupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 16:26:00

Open champion Padraig Harrington is battling to overcome a strained right wrist with the defense of his title scheduled to start at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

French rookie leads way at Irish Openupdated: Fri May 16 2008 16:40:00

European Tour rookie Michael Lorenzo-Vera shot a two-under-par 70 on Friday to take the halfway lead at the Irish Open.

Harrington targets victory in Koreaupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 12:16:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington is keen to kickstart his season with victory in the Ballantine's Championship on Jeju Island which starts on Thursday.

Harrington claims European award updated: Tue Dec 11 2007 10:21:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington was named the European Tour Golfer of the Year for 2007 on Tuesday.

Harrington hounds Poulter in Japanupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 07:35:00

Defending champion Padraig Harrington claimed a share of the lead at the Dunlop Phoenix tournament after a superb finish to his second round on Friday.

Rose takes four-stroke advantage updated: Fri Nov 02 2007 13:55:00

England's Justin Rose increased his lead over Padraig Harrington to four strokes after the second round of the Volvo Masters on Friday to edge closer to his first European Order of Merit title.

Rose and Harrington stay in race updated: Thu Nov 01 2007 18:15:00

Justin Rose and Padraig Harrington were well-placed after the opening day of the Volvo Masters at Valderrama as they chase South Africa's Ernie Els in the battle to win the European Order of Merit.

Harrington leading PGA Grand Slamupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 16:32:00

British Open champion Padraig Harrington fired a three-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Open champion Angel Cabrera of Argentina in the first round of the 36-hole PGA Grand Slam at Mid-Ocean in Bermuda.

Harrington returns to Carnoustieupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 06:25:00

Padraig Harrington returns to the scene of his British Open triumph as he defends his Alfred Dunhill Links Championship over three famous Scottish courses.

Big names in Champions Tournamentupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 03:10:00

Argentine Angel Cabrera, Padraig Harrington of Ireland and South Africa's Retief Goosen have all entered the $5 million Champions Tournament in Shanghai.

Harrington back from long break updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:01:00

Open champion Padraig Harrington said on Tuesday he was worn out after his Carnoustie triumph and had set down his clubs in the hope of revitalising himself for the FedExCup playoffs.

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. Year's three major winners on a high at PGAupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 04:30:00

It's a tradition in the first two rounds of the PGA Championship to group together the winners of the first three majors of the year. So this year's, ahem, stellar threesome is Zach Johnson (Masters), Angel Cabrera (US Open) and Padraig Harrington (British Open).

Harrington wins British Openupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 02:45:00

Harrington wins British Open

Harrington wins Open after playoffupdated: Sun Jul 22 2007 04:46:00

Irishman Padraig Harrington beat Sergio Garcia of Spain by one stroke in a four-hole British Open playoff on Sunday to land his maiden victory in a major and the first by a European for eight years. Backspinupdated: Tue May 22 2007 10:16:00

PADRAIG HARRINGTON erased 25 years of national frustration on Sunday but also moved a step closer to becoming the best player never to have won a major. Harrington (below) is the first native son to win the Irish Open since John O'Leary in 1982. Harrington, 35, won by parring the first playoff hole after he and Bradley Dredge tied over 72 holes at five-under 283 at Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort, in Limerick. The No. 11–ranked player in the world, Harrington has now been victorious twice on the PGA Tour and 12 times in Europe, where he also won the money title last year. "I've always said that after the four majors, this is the next event I've wanted to win,"Harrington said. Well, one down, four to go, and the clock's ticking, Paddy. Harrington wins Irish Open in playoffupdated: Sun May 20 2007 15:00:00

ADARE, Ireland (AP) -- Padraig Harrington beat Bradley Dredge on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday to become the first Irishman to win the Irish Open in 25 years. Harrington leads by 3 at Irish Openupdated: Sat May 19 2007 15:00:00

ADARE, Ireland (AP) -- Padraig Harrington stretched his lead to three shots Saturday at the Irish Open, where is trying to become the first Irishman to win in 25 years.

Harrington sets sights on victoryupdated: Fri May 18 2007 15:19:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington is setting his sights on becoming the first home winner of the Irish Open for 25 years after an impressive 68 on Friday to lead after the second round. Harrington's form is sharp after layoffupdated: Thu May 03 2007 20:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Padraig Harrington took three weeks off, the longest break from golf in his 10 years as a pro, and worried that he wouldn't be very sharp Thursday at the Wachovia Championship. He wasn't satisfied with hardly anything but his score.

Aussie Appleby defends in Houstonupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 06:11:00

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. The 10 Spot: March 16, 2007updated: Fri Mar 16 2007 10:07:00

In honor of the official holiday of the 10 Spot, St. Patrick's Day, we'd like to recognize the most prominent Patricks (plus Pats, Paddys and Pattys) in sports history. Erin go bragh!

Mickelson shares lead after eagleupdated: Sat Feb 17 2007 04:16:00

Phil Mickelson spectacularly eagled the par-five 17th on his way to a share of the lead with Ireland's Padraig Harrington in the Nissan Open second round on Friday.

Late birdie sends Harrington aheadupdated: Sat Jan 20 2007 11:03:00

Padraig Harrington birdied his last hole on Saturday to take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

Harrington back to work in Chinaupdated: Wed Nov 08 2006 04:31:00

Padraig Harrington has had only the briefest of periods to enjoy his European order of merit triumph before getting back to work at this week's $5 million Champions tournament in China.

Harrington snatches order of meritupdated: Sun Oct 29 2006 11:06:00

Irishman Padraig Harrington was crowned European number one for the first time in a dramatic finale to the season at Valderamma on Sunday.

Stenson ahead after birdie burst updated: Fri Oct 27 2006 13:02:00

Swedish Ryder Cup player Henrik Stenson birdied five successive holes from the 13th to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Volvo Masters in Sotogrande on Friday.

Ailing Casey slumps to opening 76updated: Thu Oct 26 2006 13:41:00

An ailing Paul Casey slumped to a five-over-par 76 in the first round of the Volvo Masters on Thursday, an effort which could leave the outcome of the European order of merit in the balance.

Harrington slumps in opening roundupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 13:28:00

Padraig Harrington's bid to steal a march on his European money-list rival Paul Casey went awry when the Irishman slumped to a seven-over-par 77 in the opening round of the Mallorca Classic on Thursday.

Harrington steps up his challengeupdated: Sat Oct 07 2006 12:39:00

Padraig Harrington threw his hat into the ring in the race to be European number one after climbing to second place in the Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday.

Harrington claims Ryder Cup place updated: Fri Sep 01 2006 14:25:00

Irishman Padraig Harrington became the eighth player to make sure of his place in the European Ryder Cup team on Friday after close friend Paul McGinley missed the cut at the BMW International Masters.

Harrington tops billing at Avenelupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 15:15:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington is the highest-ranked player at this week's Booz Allen Classic in Potomac, Maryland, following the late withdrawal of holder Sergio Garcia.

Campbell leads despite late errorsupdated: Sat Dec 10 2005 05:00:00

U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell dropped four shots over his last four holes for an even-par 72 Friday, but extended his lead at halfway in the Target World Challenge in California.

Hong Kong pull out by Harrington updated: Wed Nov 30 2005 02:53:00

Ryder Cup star Padraig Harrington is a late withdrawal from the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open which starts on Thursday.

Holder Jaidee moves clear of fieldupdated: Sat Feb 19 2005 05:44:00

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee is on target to retain his Malaysian Open title after opening up a six-stroke lead.

Faldo in hunt for Hong Kong gloryupdated: Sat Dec 04 2004 04:09:00

European Ryder Cup stars Padraig Harrington and Miguel Angel Jimenez share the lead with South African James Kingston going into the last round of the Hong Kong Open.

Ireland and Austria lead World Cupupdated: Thu Nov 18 2004 11:16:00

The experienced Irish pairing of Padraig Harrington and Paul McGinley shared the lead with surprise packets Austria after Thursday's opening World Cup fourballs in Seville.

Defending champion Els into semis updated: Fri Oct 15 2004 07:57:00

Defending champion Ernie Els continued his relentless quest for a record breaking sixth World Match Play title when he beat Argentina's Angel Cabrera in their quarter-final clash.

Harrington takes Match Play placeupdated: Fri Oct 08 2004 08:02:00

Ireland's Padraig Harrington completes an impressive 16-man field for next week's World Match Play Championship, organisers have said.

Three share lead in Heritage eventupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 15:07:00

Briton Graeme McDowell, Australian Nick O'Hern and Spain's Jose Manuel Lara share the Heritage first round lead as four members of Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team returned to action.

Harrington leads after first roundupdated: Thu Sep 09 2004 14:12:00

Padraig Harrington led the way in the German Masters first round as Europe's Ryder Cup players warmed up for next week's clash with the United States.

Immelman birdie clinches the titleupdated: Sun May 23 2004 11:08:00

South African Trevor Immelman birdied the 72nd hole in the Tournament Players Championship of Europe to claim his second European Tour title of the year and leave Ireland's Padraig Harrington having to settle for his 22nd professional runner-up finish.

Relaxed Norman back in old routineupdated: Thu May 13 2004 07:53:00

Former world No. 1 Greg Norman shrugged off back worries for a bogey-free 67 and a share of second in the $1.5 million Asian Open first round on Thursday.

Remorseless Woods eyes title againupdated: Sat Feb 28 2004 14:40:00

World number one Tiger Woods stayed on track to retain his World Golf Championship Match-Play title with a 2 and 1 victory over Ireland's Padraig Harrington at La Costa.

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