Golf News / EPGA

Westwood wins British Masters

Sun September 23, 2007, 06:37 PM

Lee Westwood produced a brilliant final round of 65 to win the British Masters and become only the seventh player to reach 10 million pounds (20m dollars) prize money on the European Tour. Westwood, 34, was in dazzling form at…

Foster and Derksen lead British Masters

Fri September 21, 2007, 08:07 PM

England's Mark Foster and Dutchman Robert-Jan Derksen led the EPGA British Masters at seven-under par following Friday's second round here at the Belfry. On a day when Ryder Cup Swede Robert Karlsson broke two clubs yet still…

Tired Harrington pulls out of Seve golf trophy

Mon September 17, 2007, 02:25 PM

British Open champion Padraig Harrington has pulled out of next week's Seve Trophy, blaming tiredness. The Irishman was the top-ranked player in the September 27-30 matchplay tournament between a Britain and Ireland team against…

Big names set for European Tour's controversial India golf debut

Mon September 17, 2007, 01:10 PM

To stars like Ernie Els and Colin Montgomerie could turn up for the European Tour's controversial new 2.5-million-dollar event in India next February, organisers said on Monday. The inaugural Indian Masters, to be played from…

Westwood goes wayward, Hansen benefits from short game

Fri September 14, 2007, 09:19 PM

A combination of his own short game, and the relative collapse of Lee Westwood handed Soren Hansen a one-shot lead after the second round of the Mercedes-Benz championships Friday. Westwood had a superb first day out on the…

Veteran putter leaves Westwood purring, and in command

Thu September 13, 2007, 05:31 PM

Lee Westwood paid thanks to a trusty old putter which helped him to a superb 11 under par and a four-shot lead after the first-round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship here on Thursday. The 34-year-old Englishman's card of 61 at…

Rumsford, Dredge, share lead in the Alps

Sat September 08, 2007, 07:07 PM

Defending champion Bradley Dredge of Wales and Australian Brett Rumsford share the lead on 13 under par after the third round at the European Masters here Saturday. This pair are one shot clear of overnight leader Oliver…

Dredge on song to emulate Ballesteros in the Alps

Thu September 06, 2007, 10:13 PM

Welshman Bradley Dredge opened up the defence of his European Masters in style Thursday by taking a two-stroke lead at the Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club. Dredge carded a five-under-par 66 to lead Australian Marcus Fraser, Mikko…

Warren delivers home win at Gleneagles

Sun September 02, 2007, 06:41 PM

Scotland's Marc Warren beat England's Simon Wakefield in a play-off to win the Johnnie Walker Championship here on Sunday. One shot off the lead overnight, Warren sank an eight-foot birdie putt on the 18th green to close with a…

Wakefield determined to keep focus on unlucky Saturday

Fri August 31, 2007, 06:37 PM

Simon Wakefield is determined to wake up on Sunday morning with a smile on his face for once after moving into a share of the lead at the Johnnie Walker Championship. Wakefield's four-under-par 69 at Gleneagles on Friday put him…

Fisher made to sweat for debut Tour win

Sun August 26, 2007, 05:54 PM

England's Ross Fisher overcame nerves and a lengthy inquiry into a possible rule infringement to claim his first European Tour title in the Dutch Open here on Sunday. Fisher went into the final round with a share of the lead on…

Langer targets historic win

Sat August 25, 2007, 05:47 PM

Former Ryder Cup skipper Bernhard Langer hopes to celebrate his 50th birthday a day early on Sunday by claiming an unlikely win at the KLM Open at Zandvoort. The German, twice a Masters champion, is four strokes off the lead…

Carter eyes end of nine-year nightmare

Fri August 24, 2007, 06:55 PM

England's David Carter opened-up a two-shot lead after the second round of the KLM Open at Zandvoort on Friday to move closer to ending a nine-year wait for a European Tour victory. The 35-year-old carded a second consecutive 65…

Not like father, like son for Langer junior

Thu August 23, 2007, 07:24 PM

Bernhard Langer turned back the clock to stand three shots off the lead of the KLM Open on Thursday but his round was overshadowed by a disastrous debut for his 17-year-old son Stefan who finished an embarrassing 28 over par. "I…

Ilonen captures Scandinavian Masters title

Sun August 19, 2007, 06:41 PM

Finland's Mikko Ilonen captured his second European Tour victory of 2007 on Sunday when he won the Scandinavian Masters by two shots after joint overnight leader Martin Kaymer saw his game fall apart. Ilonen, who won the…

South African Kingston looks to end title wait

Sat August 18, 2007, 08:41 PM

South Africa's James Kingston is poised to end his long wait for a European Tour title after firing a third round 67 for a share of the lead at the Scandinavian Masters on Saturday. The 41-year-old stands at seven-under for the…

German looks to Els for Stockholm role model

Fri August 17, 2007, 08:08 PM

Germany's Martin Kaymer is hoping South African role model Ernie Els can inspire him to victory at the Scandinavian Masters. Kaymer shares the lead here after two rounds with England's Sam Walker and local favourite Henrik…

Strange hits course record to lead Scandinavian Masters

Thu August 16, 2007, 09:03 PM

Australian Scott Strange, a late replacement to the line-up to the Scandinavian Masters here, hit a course-record six-under-par 64 in the first round Thursday. Strange was given less than one hour's notice he was playing after…

Johansson wins the EPGA Russian golf Open

Sun August 05, 2007, 12:27 PM

Sweden's Per-Ulrik Johansson won the two-million-dollar EPGA Russian Open event at the Le Meridien Country Club here on Sunday with a solid five under par fourth round performance. "I feel great," said Johansson after his win.…

Sweden's Johansson leads Russian Open

Sat August 04, 2007, 07:35 PM

Sweden's Per-Ulrik Johansson extended his lead to four shots at the two-million-dollar Russian Open at the Le Meridien Country Club here on Saturday with a solid five under par third-round performance. The 40-year-old Swede…