Suri halfway leader at Indian Open by 2 shots
NEW DELHI (AP) — Julian Suri scored a second consecutive round of 67 and took a two-shot lead at the Indian Open on Friday.
Last year here, Suri went home after carding 76-82. This is only...
Harding wins 1st European Tour title in Qatar
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Justin Harding birdied three of the last four holes to win the Qatar Masters by two strokes on Sunday and earn his first European Tour title.
Three share 2nd-round lead at Doha Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — South Africans Justin Harding and George Coetzee and French player Mike Lorenzo-Vega shared the second-round lead at the Qatar Masters on Friday after all three shot 4-under 68...
Rahm holds off Dunne to win Spanish Open
MADRID (AP) — Jon Rahm shot a 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Spanish Open with overnight leader Paul Dunne two strokes behind.
The fourth-ranked Rahm had six birdies in his final round to end the Centro Nacional de Golf tournament on 20-under 268.
The 23-year-old Spaniard earned his third European Tour win a week after finishing fourth at the Masters in Augusta.
Coetzee wins in Pretoria for 1st victory in 2 years
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — George Coetzee closed with a 4-under 67 for a two-shot victory over Sam Horsfield of England in the Tshwane Open on Sunday.
It was the South African's first victory in two years.
Coetzee had a two-shot lead going into the final round at Pretoria Country Club, and Horsfield stayed in range for most of the front nine. They were tied through 10 holes until a pivotal two-shot swing on the 11th hole, when Coetzee made birdie and Horsfield dropped a shot.
George Coetzee leads by 2 after 3 rounds in Pretoria
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — George Coetzee opened a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the Tshwane Open after a 3-under 68 Saturday.
The overnight leader fired five birdies and two bogeys in his home city — and on the course where he's a member — to move to 14 under overall.
Mikko Korhonen and Sam Horsfield are tied for second.
George Coetzee leads Tshwane Open by 1 shot
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — George Coetzee shot a second-round 64 on the course he grew up playing on to lead the Tshwane Open by one at the midway mark on Friday.
Coetzee made six birdies on a rampant back nine and seven overall to go to 11 under overall, jump six places up the leaderboard, and move ahead of Felipe Aguilar (67) and Mikko Korhonen (64).
Defending champion Molinari shares lead at Italian Open
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Defending champion and home favorite Francesco Molinari was among six players who shared a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Italian Open.
Jamie Donaldson, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Eddie Pepperell, Matt Wallace and Alexander Bjork also shot 7-under 64s Thursday at the Golf Club Milano, next to Monza's Formula One circuit.
Coetzee, Hatton lead British Masters after 7-under 63s
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, England (AP) — George Coetzee and Tyrrell Hatton shot 7-under 63s to lead the British Masters on Thursday, while Rory McIlroy needed the help of a spectator to stay on track in his first round.
Coetzee followed up top-10 finishes at his last two events by rolling in six birdies and making an eagle at the par-5 sixth hole to set a clubhouse target at Close House Golf Club in northern England.
Bjerregaard wins in Portugal for 1st European Tour title
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard secured his first European Tour victory with a four-shot win at the Portugal Masters on Sunday after a 6-under 65 in the final round.
The Dane had eight birdies and two bogeys to finish overall on 20-under 264 at the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, with Marc Warren of Scotland in second place.
Englishmen Graeme Storm (67) and Eddie Pepperell (68) tied for third, five shots behind Bjerregaard.
Bjerregaard leads Portugal Masters by 1 after 3rd round
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark led the Portugal Masters by one shot after carding a 3-under-par 68 in the third round on Saturday.
Bjerregaard made birdies on the third, fifth, and 10th holes. Then, after stumbling with two bogeys, he rebounded with birdies on the 15th and 17th to finish strong. He's at 14-under 199 overall.
Bjerregaard is seeking his first win on the European Tour. He recorded four top-five finishes in 2015, but has been erratic since.
Luiten and Coetzee share the lead in Portugal Masters
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Joost Luiten of the Netherlands and George Coetzee of South Africa each shot 7-under-par 64 to share the lead in the first round of the Portugal Masters on Thursday.
Luiten had seven birdies in a bogey-free round in the morning at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, and Coetzee matched him in the afternoon after starting with six birdies in his first eight holes.
Larrazabal takes 3-stroke lead at China Open after a 66
BEIJING (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal fired a 6 under 66 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead halfway through the China Open.
Larrazabal, who started the second round one stroke off the lead, offset a lone bogey with five birdies and an eagle on the par-4 11th to finish at 14 under.
Dylan Frittelli had the lowest score of the round with a 63 and was tied for second at 11 under with overnight leader Alexander Levy, who shot a 70 in the second round.
Levy shoots 63 to take 1-stroke lead at China Open
BEIJING (AP) — Alexander Levy shot a 9-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the China Open.
The Frenchman, who won the China Open in 2014, carded nine birdies in a bogey-free round at the Topwin Golf and Country Club to finish one stroke ahead of Pablo Larrazabal.
Levy is looking to become the first golfer to win the Volvo China Open twice and take his tally of European Tour wins to four.
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International.
Wiesberger, who started the third round at Genzon Golf Club with a four-shot advantage, offset two bogeys with five birdies for 15-under 201 overall.
Dubai Desert Classic suspended by strong wind
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shortly after Tiger Woods withdrew Friday, the Dubai Desert Classic was hit by strong winds that brought down some trees and forced the second round to be suspended.
Martin Kaymer and Rafael Cabrera-Bello, tied at 4 under after both shooting 69s, had the lowest scores after two full rounds. But George Coetzee was at 9 under after eight holes at the Emirates Golf Club and overnight leader Sergio Garcia was at 8 under.
Garcia leads Dubai Desert Classic by 1, Woods 12 shot back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sergio Garcia took advantage of better playing conditions in the morning and carded a 7-under-par 65 for a one-shot lead to open the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.
Playing ahead of Tiger Woods, who could not make any headway and posted a 5-over 77, Garcia made six birdies and an eagle before finally dropping a shot on the eighth hole, his 17th.