Rory McIlroy wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland continued his superb run of form to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Ohio by two strokes from Spain’s Sergio Garcia. Just two weeks after his victory in the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, McIlroy has moved to the Number 1 spot…

Tiger Woods defends WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Lowdown: The world’s best players travel to Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio this week for the third World Golf Championship event of 2014. Tiger Woods defends his title at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. There’s a limited field for this event, just 76 players and no cut. The participants have qualified…

David Horsey wins Russian Open

David Horsey of England came through a playoff against Ireland’s Damien McGrane to win the M2M Russian Open at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club near Moscow. Horsey had led the tournament after a superb first round of 65 and had maintained his position at the top of the leaderboard for…

Michael Hoey: 2013 Russian Open champion

Lowdown: After the thrills and spills of The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, the regular European Tour resumes this week with the M2M Russian Open at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club in Moscow. The Russian Open returned to the European Tour schedule last year when Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey triumphed…

Justin Rose wins Scottish Open

Justin Rose of England produced a superb final round of 65 to win the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen by two strokes from Sweden’s Kristoffer Broberg. Rose began the last round in a tie for the lead with Marc Warren of Scotland on 10-under-par, but the Englishman…

Mo Martin wins Ricoh Women's British Open

Mo Martin of the USA eagled the final hole to win the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale by a single shot from Shanshen Feng of China and Norway’s Suzann Pettersen. In difficult conditions, Martin who had led through 36 holes, carded a closing 72 for a four-round total…

Phil Mickelson defends Scottish Open

Lowdown: The European Tour heads for the Granite City this week where a stellar field has gathered to do battle for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open over the links at Royal Aberdeen. With just a week to go until the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, some of the world’s…

Graeme McDowell wins Alstom Open de France

Graeme McDowell fired a superb final round of 67 to beat Thongchai Jaidee and Kevin Stadler by a single stroke and defend the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National in Paris. McDowell began the final day eight shots behind Stadler but the American struggled during the last round,…

Graeme McDowell defends Alstom Open de France

Lowdown: The European Tour travels to Paris this week for the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Graeme McDowell defends the title over the course that will play host to the 2018 Ryder Cup. This is one of the richest tournaments on the European Tour with a purse…

Fabrizio Zanotti wins BMW International Open

Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay came through a four-man playoff to secure his maiden European Tour victory in the BMW International Open at Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof near Cologne in Germany. Zanotti claimed victory at the fifth extra hole after Sweden’s Henrik Stenson hit his tee shot into the water at…

Mikko Ilonen wins Irish Open

Mikko Ilonen of Finland fired a closing round of 70 to win the Irish Open at Fota Island Resort in County Cork by a single shot from Italy’s Edoardo Molinari. It was Ilonen’s 300th start on the European Tour and he completed the victory in style, leading from the starting…

Paul Casey defends Irish Open

Lowdown: The European Tour heads for the Emerald Isle this week for The Irish Open. England’s Paul Casey defends the title against a strong field at Fota Island Resort. Many of Europe’s best have made the journey across the Atlantic this week after participating in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst.…

Mikael Lundberg wins Lyoness Open

Sweden’s Mikael Lundberg came through a playoff against home favourite Bernd Wiesberger to win the Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity at the Diamond Country Club in Austria. Lundberg fired a superb closing round of 65 to post a clubhouse total of 12-under-par. Wiesberger, however, still led by one with three…

Joost Luiten defends Lyoness Open

Lowdown: The European Tour heads for Austria this week and the Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity at the Diamond Country Club in Atzenbrugg. Holland’s Joost Luiten is the defending champion. This tournament was first contested in 1990 when Bernhard Langer took the title. Since then, Ronan Rafferty, Paul McGinley, Richard…

Thongchai Jaidee wins Nordea Masters

Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand came through a playoff against Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher and Victor Dubuisson of France to win the Nordea Masters at PGA Sweden National in Malmo. Jaidee fired a superb closing round of 65 to set a clubhouse total of 16-under-par. He then had to watch on as…

Mikko Ilonen defends Nordea Masters

Lowdown: The European Tour heads for Sweden this week and the 24th edition of the Nordea Masters. Finland’s Mikko Ilonen defends the title at PGA Sweden National in Malmo. A strong field has assembled and the home nation will be well represented with World Number 2 Henrik Stenson and the…

Matteo Manassero defends BMW PGA Championship

Lowdown: The European Tour heads home to Wentworth this week for the circuit’s flagship event. Matteo Manassero defends his title in the BMW PGA Championship. This is the 60th edition of the PGA Championship and it has attracted a stellar field. Henrik Stenson is the top World Ranked player teeing…

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins Open de Espana

Miguel Angel Jiménez won the Open de España at PGA Catalunya, beating Richard Green of Australia and Belgium’s Thomas Pieters in a sudden-death playoff. Making his 27th start in his home open, it was the first time Jiménez has taken the title. With the victory he extended his own record…