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Great Britain & Ireland had to withstand a withering onslaught from Continental Europe before retaining the Vivendi Seve Trophy at St- Nom-La-Breteche in France Sunday.

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Clarke, Bjorn and McGinley named as Europe's Ryder Cup vice-captainsupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 09:16:00

European captain Colin Montgomerie has named Darren Clarke, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley as his three vice-captains ahead of the Ryder Cup clash against the United States in October.

Late birdies gives McIlroy share of Links leadupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 15:58:00

Rory McIlroy birdied the famous Road Hole 17th at St Andrews -- and added another on the 18th -- to hold a share of the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland on Friday.

Britain and Ireland secure Vivendi successupdated: Sun Sep 27 2009 11:06:00

Underdogs Great Britain and Ireland completed a third straight 16.5-11.5 victory over Continental Europe on the fourth and final day of the biennial Vivendi Trophy, outside Paris, on Sunday.

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.

South African Aiken leads European Mastersupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 14:50:00

South Africa's Thomas Aiken fired a second round seven-under-par 64 to take the clubhouse lead at the European Masters at Crans-Sur-Sierre, Switzerland, on Friday.

Green swings into lead at Loch Lomondupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 11:01:00

Richard Green rediscovered his swing to take a one-shot lead at the Scottish Open after firing a seven-under-par 64 in the opening round at Loch Lomond on Thursday.

Finch takes route 66 to one-shot China leadupdated: Sat Apr 18 2009 17:15:00

England's Richard Finch holds a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Volvo China Open in Beijing after a superb six-under-par round of 66 on Saturday.

Korean Choi takes two-shot China Open leadupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 08:10:00

Korean Choi Ho-sung produced four birdies over the back nine to establish a two-stroke lead after a second-round 67 in the Volvo China Open in Beijing.

Asia take early advantage in Royal Trophyupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 14:38:00

Asia took a commanding 3-1 lead over Jose Maria Olazabal's Europe after the first day of the Royal Trophy in Thailand.

Fisher breaks course record to lead wayupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 15:45:00

Englishman Ross Fisher produced the lowest round of his Tour career after shooting a course record nine-under-par 63 to lead the European Open by two strokes after the opening round at the London Club 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.

McDowell shoots 64 to lead in Koreaupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 09:14:00

Graeme McDowell shot an imposing eight-under-par 64 to go two strokes clear on the incomplete second day of the Ballantine's Championship in Jeju, South Korea on Friday.

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.

Aguilar benefits from Singh collapseupdated: Sun Feb 17 2008 06:56:00

Chilean Felipe Aguilar kept his nerve to secure a thrilling final-hole victory at the Indonesia Open and capture a maiden success on the European Tour.

Aguilar holds on to Indonesia leadupdated: Sat Feb 16 2008 05:46:00

Unheralded Felipe Aguilar remained on course for a maiden victory on the European Tour and will go into the final round of the Indonesian Open in Jakarta with a two-shot lead.

Aguilar soars into halfway Indonesia leadupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 13:06:00

Chile's Felipe Aguilar fired an eight-under-par 62 to lead by two strokes at the halfway stage of the Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Friday.

Bransdon and Luiten lead in Jakartaupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 10:23:00

Australia's David Bransdon and Dutchman Joost Luiten carded six-under-par 64s to lead after the first round of the Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Thursday.

Choi races to Hong Kong Open leadupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 21:50:00

South Korea's K.J Choi grabbed the first round lead at the Hong Kong Open on Thursday with a superb eight-under-par 62 at a $2.25 million tournament jointly sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours.

World Cup field is increased to 28updated: Thu Aug 30 2007 07:46:00

The number of teams competing in golf's Omega World Cup in China on November 22-25 has been increased from 24 to 28 but the tournament will no longer be part of the World Golf Championships series.

Garcia leads way with opening 65 updated: Thu Jul 19 2007 03:37:00

Sergio Garcia put memories of his previous disastrous major showing at Carnoustie firmly behind him with a superb opening round of 65 to lead the Briitish Open on Thursday. Faldo names veterans as Ryder Cup deputiesupdated: Tue May 22 2007 13:00:00

VIRGINIA WATER, England(AP) European captain Nick Faldo picked Jose Maria Olazabal and Paul McGinley as his assistants Tuesday for the 2008 Ryder Cup - provided they don't make the team as players. Hot and Notupdated: Tue Jan 16 2007 13:25:00

1. Tadd Fujikawa Wasn't it refreshing to see a teenage golf prodigy actually having fun?

Europe extend Royal lead over Asiaupdated: Sat Jan 13 2007 08:08:00

Europe extended their lead over Asia to five points on the second day of the Royal Trophy with two wins and two halves in the fourball pairings on Saturday.

Royal Trophy line-ups are completeupdated: Tue Dec 19 2006 07:38:00

Captains Seve Ballesteros and Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki have confirmed their teams for next month's Asia v Europe Royal Trophy match play event in Bangkok, organizers have revealed.

Teams praise 'awesome' atmosphereupdated: Fri Sep 22 2006 14:58:00

Players from both sides praised the "awesome atmosphere" at the opening day of the Ryder Cup on Friday as spectators crowded as much as 20-deep to cheer on their teams.

Woods partners Furyk at Ryder Cupupdated: Tue Sep 19 2006 05:42:00

U.S. captain Tom Lehman was the first to show his hand at the Ryder Cup on Tuesday morning when he sent out his pairings for the first session of practice.

Strange makes the most of his luckupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 07:08:00

Australian Scott Strange birdied the last two holes to record a four-under-par 67 for a share of the lead with Juvic Pagnusan of the Philippines after the opening round of the $3 million Singapore Open on Thursday.

Stenson snatches title with eagleupdated: Sun Sep 03 2006 12:08:00

Sweden's Henrik Stenson eagled the first hole of a three-man sudden-death playoff to claim the BMW International Open title at Nord Eichenried on Sunday.

Howell on track for repeat successupdated: Sat Sep 02 2006 12:22:00

Holder David Howell is on track to claim back-to-back victories at the BMW International Open after shooting a six-under-par 66 in the third round to open up a two-stroke lead 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.

Elkington withdraws from U.S. PGAupdated: Wed Aug 16 2006 11:30:00

Former champion Steve Elkington is one of four players to withdraw from the 88th PGA Championship at the Medinah Country Club.

Dyson snatches title in a play-offupdated: Sun Aug 13 2006 12:06:00

Briton Simon Dyson claimed his second title of the season when he beat Australian Richard Green at the first extra hole of a sudden-death play-off in the Dutch Open in Zandvoort on Sunday.

Clarke mourns death of his wife updated: Sun Aug 13 2006 10:21:00

European Ryder Cup golfer Darren Clarke will continue his break from the sport after announcing on Sunday that his wife, Heather, had died of cancer.

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.

Singh, Monty among Open casualtiesupdated: Fri Jul 21 2006 15:33:00

World number three Vijay Singh, and eight-times European number one Colin Montgomerie were the highest profile players to miss the cut in the British Open.

McGinley hoping for speedy returnupdated: Fri May 19 2006 07:56:00

Ireland's Paul McGinley hopes to be practising again within 10 days after successful knee surgery.

McGinley op hits Ryder Cup chancesupdated: Thu May 18 2006 08:47:00

Irishman Paul McGinley's chances of playing in the Ryder Cup in September have been put in jeopardy by a recurring knee problem.

Clarke shares surprise Belfry leadupdated: Thu May 11 2006 15:50:00

Darren Clarke was the most surprised player at The Belfry on Thursday when the Northern Irishman took the lead in the British Masters first round.

European Tour back at the Belfryupdated: Thu Jan 12 2006 11:17:00

The European Tour will return to the Belfry, which hosted Europe's Ryder Cup win in 2002, when the Midlands course stages the British Masters later this year.

Europe hold off Asian fightback updated: Sun Jan 08 2006 12:44:00

Irishmen Graeme McDowell and Paul McGinley, and Sweden's Henrik Stenson proved Europe's singles heroes as they held off a determined comeback from Asia to win the inaugural Royal Trophy 9-7 in Bangkok.

McGinley is awarded October honorupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 10:55:00

Ireland's Paul McGinley has been named the European Tour's player of the month for October after his victory at the season-ending Volvo Masters on Sunday.

Campbell pockets £1m after victoryupdated: Sun Sep 18 2005 13:33:00

Michael Campbell pocketed a cheque for £1m, the richest prize in golf, after beating Paul McGinley 2 & 1 in the World Match Play Championship final.

Campbell outplays top seed Goosenupdated: Sat Sep 17 2005 11:32:00

U.S. Open winner Michael Campbell turned the form book upside down when he hammered top seed Retief Goosen 7 and 6 to reach the World Match Play final.

Goosen faces Ferrie in Match Playupdated: Mon Sep 12 2005 11:54:00

Top seed Retief Goosen has been drawn to face Kenneth Ferrie in the first round of the World Match Play at Wentworth.

European pair seal U.S. Open berthupdated: Mon May 30 2005 08:56:00

Seven-times European number one Colin Montgomerie and Ireland's Paul McGinley have qualified for next month's U.S. Open at Pinehurst.

Cabrera triumphs as McGinley fadesupdated: Sun May 29 2005 13:04:00

Argentina's Angel Cabrera held off a strong challenge from Irishman Paul McGinley to win the European golf tour's flagship event - the BMW Championship at Wentworth - by two shots on Sunday.

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.

Superb Jimenez holds two-shot leadupdated: Fri Mar 04 2005 10:48:00

Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez upstaged tournament favorite Ernie Els to take a two-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic second round.

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.

Europe power into three-point leadupdated: Fri Sep 17 2004 09:27:00

Inspired by a brilliant putting display, holders Europe secured the first three points in the opening fourballs against the United States at the 35th Ryder Cup on Friday.

Mickelson misses more cup practiceupdated: Thu Sep 16 2004 13:43:00

U.S. Ryder Cup fans were again denied the chance to see world number four Phil Mickelson in practice on Thursday, 24 hours before golf's most intense team event gets under way at Oakland Hills.

Jimenez wins as Ryder team decidedupdated: Sun Aug 29 2004 10:54:00

Miguel Angel Jimenez won his fourth European Tour title of the year with a two-shot victory at the BMW International Open in Munich.

Jimenez, Levet share BMW advantageupdated: Sat Aug 28 2004 12:44:00

Europe's Ryder Cup qualifiers continued to excel in Germany as Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez and Thomas Levet of France shared the lead in the BMW Open after the third round.

Green stays ahead into final roundupdated: Sat Aug 07 2004 13:38:00

Australian Richard Green will take a three-shot lead into the Dutch Open final round, hoping to end a seven-year title drought after "playing like Monty" on Saturday.

Green holds three-stroke advantageupdated: Fri Aug 06 2004 13:57:00

Australian Richard Green is on course to capture his second European Tour title at the Dutch Open, seven years after his only success.

McGinley saves his best for lastupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 14:24:00

Paul McGinley produced something special on the 18th green in the Dutch Open first round on Thursday, just as he did to seal Europe's 2002 Ryder Cup victory.

Donald one ahead after round of 65updated: Fri Jul 30 2004 14:20:00

Britain's Luke Donald set sail for a first title in only his ninth European Tour event when he took a one-shot lead in the Scandinavian Masters, breaking the course record.

Five lead tightest PGA tournamentupdated: Fri Mar 12 2004 10:53:00

Britain's ex-U.S. Masters champion Ian Woosnam was among five players sharing the lead after the second round of the $1.5 million Qatar Masters on Friday.

McGinley and O'Meara lead in Dubaiupdated: Sat Mar 06 2004 10:40:00

Playing partners Paul McGinley and Mark O'Meara remained locked together in the lead on 202 - 14-under-par - after the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday.

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