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.
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.
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.
Captain Colin Montgomerie has picked Edoardo Molinari, Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington as wild cards to complete his European Ryder Cup team.
Living Golf goes behind the scenes at Celtic Manor to preview preparations for the 2010 Ryder Cup.
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.
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.
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.
Padraig Harrington goes into Thursday's Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland still aiming to end the season as European number one.
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.
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.
Tiger Woods claimed his 70th PGA Tour title with a four-shot victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
Despite recent struggles, Padraig Harrington tries for his third straight open title. CNN's Justin Armsden reports.
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.
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.
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.
A number of filmmakers have looked to golf for inspiration for their movies -- but it is not often a professional golfer does the reverse.
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.
Golf in 2008 gave us some great individual performances, but it was the outstanding double-Major win from Irishman Padraig Harrington which really impressed.
Living Golf sat down with Padraig Harrington and asked him how he plans to follow up from 2008's double-Major win.
Ireland's Padraig Harrington has landed another prestigious award after a 2008 season which saw him win back-to-back majors.
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 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.
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.
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.
An inspired United States team produced a barrage of birdies at Valhalla on Sunday to sweep aside Europe and win back the Ryder Cup.
The U.S. moves closer to a win in the Ryder Cup. CNN's Patrick Snell reports.
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.
Padraig Harrington wins back-to-back Open Championships. CNN's Justin Armsden reports.
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.
A smiling Irishman wins with good cheer, while Norman soars with brio and then does an all-too-familiar fade
Greg Norman of Australia leads the British Open by two strokes after Saturday's third round at Royal Birkdale.
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.
British Open champion Padraig Harrington suffered fresh injury anguish on Wednesday to leave his title defense at Royal Birkdale in the balance.
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.
European Tour rookie Michael Lorenzo-Vera shot a two-under-par 70 on Friday to take the halfway lead at the Irish Open.
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.
British Open champion Padraig Harrington was named the European Tour Golfer of the Year for 2007 on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Padraig Harrington returns to the scene of his British Open triumph as he defends his Alfred Dunhill Links Championship over three famous Scottish courses.
Argentine Angel Cabrera, Padraig Harrington of Ireland and South Africa's Retief Goosen have all entered the $5 million Champions Tournament in Shanghai.
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.
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.
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 Open
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Irishman Padraig Harrington was crowned European number one for the first time in a dramatic finale to the season at Valderamma on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ryder Cup star Padraig Harrington is a late withdrawal from the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open which starts on Thursday.
Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee is on target to retain his Malaysian Open title after opening up a six-stroke lead.
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.
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 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.
Ireland's Padraig Harrington completes an impressive 16-man field for next week's World Match Play Championship, organisers have said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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