Golf News / EPGA

McIlroy leads Dubai Desert Classic

Thu February 10, 2011, 05:48 PM

Rory McIlroy made a storming start to the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, bagging eight birdies en route to a seven under 65 and a two stroke first round lead in the European Tour event.

Woods struggles in Dubai

Thu February 10, 2011, 01:39 PM

Tiger Woods struggled once again on Thursday, ending the day a distinct third best at the Dubai Desert Classic to Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer in a rare showdown opposing the world's top three golfers.

Westwood shrugs off early season 'rust'

Fri February 04, 2011, 08:54 PM

World number one Lee Westwood shrugged off missing the Qatar Masters cut on Friday, safe in the knowledge that closest rival Martin Kaymer was 10 shots off the lead at the halfway stage.

Brier in Doha lead as Kaymer eyes Golf top ranking

Fri February 04, 2011, 05:25 PM

Austrian Markus Brier shot a second-round 66 to take a one-shot lead at the 2.5m dollar Qatar Masters on Friday, while Martin Kaymer kept alive his slim hopes of becoming the new world number one.

Casey wins inaugural Volvo Champions golf title

Sun January 30, 2011, 07:38 PM

Paul Casey won the European Tour's inaugural Volvo Golf Champions tournament here on Sunday to claim his first title since 2009.

Golfers Casey, Hanson, take control in Bahrain

Sat January 29, 2011, 04:18 PM

Ryder Cup duo Paul Casey of England and Sweden's Peter Hanson shared a one shot lead at 16 under par after the penultimate round of the European Tour's inaugural 1.7 million euro Volvo Golf Champions here on Saturday.

Jimenez grabs share of Bahrain golf lead

Fri January 28, 2011, 04:52 PM

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez angrily broke his putter in two, picked up his wedge instead and carded three late birdies to grab a share of the second round lead at the Volvo Tournament of Champions on Friday.

Edfors storms to Volvo Golf Champions lead

Thu January 27, 2011, 03:55 PM

Johan Edfors wielded a hot putter and made full use of perfect scoring conditions in the morning to shoot an eight-under par 64 and open a two-shot lead on the opening day of the 1.7-million-euro Volvo Golf Champions.

Harrington looking forward to Bahrain golf match

Wed January 26, 2011, 03:26 AM

It's a new tournament and a new week for Padraig Harrington and the European Tour, and the Irishman revealed he has already erased his disqualification nightmare from his memory.

Kaymer sends Woods to seven-year ranking low

Mon January 24, 2011, 01:24 AM

Troubled Tiger Woods has sunk to his lowest world ranking in seven years thanks to Martin Kaymer, but the German player has no doubts about the American superstar's ability to bounce back.

Kaymer wins Abu Dhabi golf for third time

Sun January 23, 2011, 02:26 PM

Germany's Martin Kaymer won his third successive Abu Dhabi Championship title here on Sunday shooting a final round six-under par 66 for a total of 264.

Kaymer sizzles in Abu Dhabi drizzle, Harrington out

Fri January 21, 2011, 07:04 PM

Germany's Martin Kaymer mastered a wet and wild Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, opening a three-shot lead after the second round while three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington was sensationally disqualified.

Harrington disqualified from golf championship

Fri January 21, 2011, 11:17 AM

Padraig Harrington was on Friday disqualified from the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship for signing a wrong card in his seven under par first round of 65.

Golfer Schwartzel rides storm to retain Joburg title

Sun January 16, 2011, 02:34 PM

A superb short game under mid-round pressure steered defending champion Charl Schwartzel to a final-round 67 in the Joburg Open Sunday and a four-shot victory.

Schwartzel shares lead at Joburg Open golf

Sat January 15, 2011, 03:38 PM

Title favourite Charl Schwartzel and Garth Mulory birdied the final hole to share the lead with long-time front runner Thomas Aiken Saturday after three rounds of the Joburg Open.

Sizzling Schwartzel shares lead amid birdie barrage

Fri January 14, 2011, 06:35 PM

Title favourite Charl Schwartzel of South Africa carded a 10-under 61 Friday to share the Joburg Open lead as most of the field completed a lightning-disrupted second round.

Schwartzel returns to Jo'burg golf match

Thu January 13, 2011, 01:30 AM

South African Charl Schwartzel returns to a happy hunting ground this week as favourite to retain the 1.3-million-euro Joburg Open trophy.

Oosthuizen wins golf's Africa Open

Sun January 09, 2011, 04:36 PM

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen holed a birdie putt on the first hole of a sudden-death play-off Sunday and added the Africa Open to his trophy collection.

Birdie blitz gives Oosthuizen share of lead

Sat January 08, 2011, 06:11 PM

An early birdie blitz earned British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen a share of the lead Saturday with one round left in the Africa Open.

Trio share Africa Open lead as Goosen flops

Fri January 07, 2011, 05:46 PM

Austrian Markus Brier, South African Branden Grace and Englishman Miles Tunnicliff shared the Africa Open second-round lead Friday as star attraction Retief Goosen missed the cut.

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