Im takes Dominican Republic lead in bid for Masters spot
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Likely needing to win to get a Masters spot through the world ranking, Sungjae Im rebounded from an early double bogey to take the second-round lead Friday in...
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Joel Dahmen birdied five of his last six holes Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead in the PGA Tour's Corales Puntacana Resort & Club...
New Zealander Ryan Fox wins European Tour’s Super 6 event
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Ryan Fox won the World Super 6 Perth Lake Karrinyup, beating Spain's Adrian Otaegui in the match-play final.
Fox beat Jazz Janewattananond, Kristoffer Reitan and Paul Dunne on the way to Sunday's final, before defeating Otaegui in the decider with two holes to spare. It was Fox's first European Tour victory.
Fox, whose dad Grant Fox was a World Cup-winning All Black rugby player, was forced to give up rugby after a series of concussions.
Sweden’s Langfors leads by 1 after 3 rounds of World Super 6
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Sweden's Per Langfors was at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds of the World Super 6, with Ireland's Paul Dunne, Norway's Kristoffer Reitan and Australian Brad Kennedy one stroke behind in the European Tour event.
Lanfors shot an 8-under 64 and had a 10-under total of 206 after three rounds on Saturday.
Vegas pleasantly surprised when weather forecast was wrong
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas woke up Thursday expecting the worst of Melbourne's weather after officials moved up the tee times by an hour to try to beat expected rain in the afternoon.
He was pleasantly surprised to see the sun shining.
He and his Venezuelan partner Joseph Naffah shot 7-under 65 and were three strokes behind leading South Korea, England and Australia at the World Cup.
Dunne leads in Turkey after 1st round, Rose 1 shot back
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Paul Dunne shot a bogey-free, 7-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open on Thursday, with Justin Rose one shot back as he bids to make the first successful title defense of his career.
Dunne, who has not recorded a top-10 finish since April, had his lowest score in Europe since a closing 61 to win the British Masters in October 2017. That remains his only European Tour title.
Ireland wins GolfSixes on European Tour
ST. ALBANS, England (AP) — Ireland won the second edition of the European Tour's innovative GolfSixes tournament as Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne beat the French pair of Romain Wattel and Mike Lorenzo-Vera in the final on Sunday.
The Irish overcame the England Women's team of Charley Hull and Georgia Hall 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the six-hole matchplay event, then beat South Korea in the semifinals, with Moynihan chipping in for a birdie on the first playoff hole.
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.
Dunne holds 1-shot lead after 3rd round of Spanish Open
MADRID (AP) — Irish golfer Paul Dunne held onto a one-shot lead of the Spanish Open after shooting a 4-under 68 through the third round on Saturday.
Dunne moved to 17 under overall after making five birdies, to go with one bogey, at the Centro Nacional de Golf.
Nacho Elvira of Spain (66) reduced Dunne's three-shot overnight lead to a single stroke. World No. 4 Jon Rahm (66) and Henric Sturehed of Sweden (66) finished the day two strokes back.
Paul Dunne takes 3-shot lead at Spanish Open
MADRID (AP) — Paul Dunne shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-shot lead after the second round of the Spanish Open on Friday.
The Irishman had nine birdies at the Centro Nacional de Golf, moving to 13-under for the tournament. Dunne finished in style with four birdies in his final five holes.
Rahm tucked in behind leaders at Spanish Open
MADRID (AP) — Home favorite Jon Rahm shot a 5-under 67 to finish one off the lead after the first round of the Spanish Open Thursday.
Marc Warren of Scotland and Paul Dunne of Ireland set the pace on 66 at the Centro Nacional de Golf.
Warren birdied five of his last seven holes and Dunne also finished strongly with a birdie three at the 16th and an eagle three at the 18th.
Rahm, who was fourth at the Masters Sunday, eagled the 18th too, the ninth hole of his round.
Defending champ Hatton leads Dunhill Links by 5
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Defending champion Tyrrell Hatton opened up a five-shot lead heading into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday.
A bogey-free 7-under-par 65 put Hatton in a commanding position to defend the title the Englishman won by four shots last year at St. Andrews, the home of golf.
After opening with a 68 on the Old Course on Thursday, he followed that with a 65 at Carnoustie, and matched that mark at Kingsbarns to go to 18 under.
Fleetwood shoots record 63 at Carnoustie in Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood broke the course record at Carnoustie by shooting 9-under 63 to tie for the lead with defending champion Tyrrell Hatton after two rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.
Hatton also tamed the tough British Open venue, shooting 65 to move to 11 under par for the tournament. The English golfers were a stroke clear of Nicolas Colsaerts, and two ahead of Paul Dunne and Marcel Siem.
British Masters winner leads Alfred Dunhill after 1st round
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Paul Dunne picked up where he left off at Newcastle-upon-Tyne as he led the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with Nicolas Colsaerts after the first round on Thursday.
Four days after winning the British Masters, Dunne shot a 5-under-par 67 in the three-course event on the Old Course. Colsaerts' 67, which represented a strong recovery after a triple-bogey 7 at the third, came at Kingsbarns.
TADSWORTH, England (AP) — Andrew "Beef" Johnston made his third eagle of the day at just the right time and was among 15 players who earned a spot in the U.S. Open at a 36-hole sectional qualifier in England.
Aaron Rai of England, who already has won two Challenge Tour events this year, was the medalist Monday at Walton Heath. He had rounds of 66-64 and finished one shot ahead of Li Haotong of China, who also will be playing in his first major.
Edoardo Molinari wins Trophee Hassan II in playoff
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Edoardo Molinari won the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday, beating Paul Dunne on the first playoff hole for his first European Tour title in seven years.
Molinari sank a two-foot par putt after Dunne had missed his putt for par from six feet, securing victory for the Italian after a 5-under 68 saw him join Dunne at the top of the leaderboard.