European Tour

  • India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match April 19, 2014

    Indian men's hockey team slumped to its third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the final match of the European tour at the The Hague on Saturday. This tour is in preparations for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held at The...
  • Hockey: Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored for European tour April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba on Friday made a comeback to India's 21-member men's hockey team for this month's preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Gurbaj, one of three senior players...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar closing in on European Tour card September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Currently India's highest ranked player in the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) at No.150, Gaganjeet Bhullar is closing in to earn full European Tour playing rights for 2014. The European Tour, which covers around 45 tournaments with approximately 133 million euros as prize money and visits 25 countries, is...
  • India lose Avantha Masters due to economic crisis September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India will not be hosting $2.3 million Avantha Masters from next year after the sponsors - Avantha Group - decided against renewing the contract with the European tour because of current economic condition. The Avantha Group had been the sponsors of the tri-sanctioned event in New Delhi for the...
  • Manassero nears 2nd straight win on European Tour June 1, 2013

    Stockholm: Matteo Manassero remains on track for a second consecutive European Tour victory after taking a two-shot lead at the Nordea Masters on Friday. The 20-year old Italian, who won last week's BMW PGA Championship, added a 7-under 65 to his opening 66 for a 13-under total for two rounds...
  • Last bullet in chamber for Augusta-chasing Europeans March 27, 2013

    Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello leads a host of top European names hoping to qualify for the first major of the year at the U.S. Masters next month when the European Tour travels to Morocco for the Hassan II Trophy starting on Thursday. Cabrera-Bello put the theft of his personal possessions behind him...
  • SSP Chowrasia hopeful of coming back to form in Avantha Masters March 13, 2013

    The Avantha Masters this week is the only European tour event played in India. As many as 50 winners on the tour are here, but the focus is on the Indian challenge. ...
  • European Tour supports rule change on belly putters March 4, 2013

    London: The European Tour has backed the suggested ban on the anchoring of long putters, saying almost all of their player representatives supported the change to golf's regulations. In November, the rule-making Royal and Ancient (R&A) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) proposed to outlaw the controversial process of anchoring...
  • South Africa's Van der Walt wins Tshwane Open March 3, 2013

    Centurion: Dawie Van Der Walt became the fifth South African winner in 10 European Tour events this season with his two-shot victory at the Tshwane Open on Sunday. Van Der Walt posted a final round 5-under 67 to finish at 21-under overall for his first win on the Tour. The Texas-based golfer...
  • Jeev misses cut in South Africa March 3, 2013

    Centurion: Five dropped shots in a matter of three holes saw Jeev Milkha Singh plummet from being a contender to missing the cut in the second round of the Tshwane Open on the European Tour, here. Jeev, who had a five-under 67 in first round went to four-over 76 and...
  • I am looking out for corporate support, says Pankaj Advani March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: When Pankaj Advani was rewriting history books on the Professional Circuit, he had hoped that corporate sponsorship would come in good measure but the eight-time world champion is now realising that the burden of expenses is huge and the support, little. After a successful maiden season on the highly...
  • A different stroke from Jeev Milka Singh February 6, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No. 70 At the play-off hole of the 2012 Scottish Open, his position on the penultimate shot wasn't great and his fingers and wrists were hurting. His opponent Francesco Molinari, the Italian Ryder Cup star, who had led the European Tour event for the first three days,...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh wants to return to top 50 by March January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh is aiming to win a Major championship in the new season and said his focus would be to stay away from injuries and return to the world's top 50 by March end. The Chandigarh golfer had a good year in 2012 as he...
  • Snedeker misses European Tour magic number by a whisker November 3, 2012

    Shenzhen: American Brandt Snedeker fell agonisingly short of becoming the first golfer to shoot a sub-60 round at a European Tour event after he misread his putt at the HSBC-WGC Champions on Saturday. Snedeker was within an inch of creating a small slice of golfing history during the third round...
  • Grace equals European Tour record with a first-round 60 at Dunhill October 5, 2012

    South African Branden Grace equalled the European Tour record when he shot a blistering 12-under-par 60 midway through the first round of the Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday. Grace, a triple winner on the tour in 2012, clipped two strokes off Lee Westwood's previous Kingsbarns record of 62 set in 2003...
  • Euro tour helped us to spot grey areas: Nobbs July 21, 2012

    London: India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said on Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games that starts next week. Nobbs admitted that the Indian team, eight-time Olympic champions, failed to find the desired results during...
  • Jeev betters Atwal with 4th European tour win July 16, 2012

    Jeev Milka Singh is back to his best! The Indian ended a title drought of four years and 37 days on Sunday to beat Italy's Francesco Molinari in a play-off to claim the Scottish Open. His last European Tour win came at the Bank Austria Golf Open in 2008. With...
  • Jeev tied 25th in Seoul, Wiesberger wins April 29, 2012

    Seoul: Jeev Milkha Singh played a flawless three-under 69 and finished tied 25th as Austria's Bernd Wiesberger (68) left his rivals trailing to win the Ballantine's Championship in Seoul on Sunday. The 26-year-old Austrian signed off with a four-day total of 18-under-par 270 to lift his maiden Tour title. While Jeev totalled...
  • Jeev finishes strongly to move up in Seoul April 28, 2012

    Seoul: Jeev Milkha Singh turned in a strong finish with two birdies in the last three holes to card a four-under 68 that saw him move up from 49th to 29th place at the end of the third round of the Ballantine's Championships on Saturday. However, the other two Indians who...
  • European Tour launches new $7m event in China April 24, 2012

    London: A new tournament at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai later this year will offer a sizeable prize fund of $7 million, the European Tour said on Monday. The BMW Masters is to be staged from October 25-28 and represents the third European Tour event this year...
  • Randhawa keeps pace with leaders at Malaysian Open November 16, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: It was a tough day for the Indians but Jyoti Randhawa kept his head up with an even par 72 to stay just three shots off the lead after a weather-hit second round at the Maybank Malaysian Open on Friday. Randhawa, six-under for 36 holes, was three shots...
  • Late bogeys leave Jeev tied 39th in Andalucia March 18, 2012

    Andalucia, Spain: A couple of late bogeys saw Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh drop down to tied 39th after the third round of the Open de Andalucia Costa del Sol on Saturday. Jeev (71) is now four-under through three rounds and placed at tied 39th, down from an overnight 31st. Jeev had...
  • It's Kruger all the way at Avantha Masters February 19, 2012

    Gurgaon: South Africa’s Jbe Kruger was the last man standing at the Avantha Masters at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Sunday. The overnight leader shot a 69 in the last round to take his total to 14-under 274 and beat Spain’s Jorge Campillo and Germany’s Marcel Siem by two...
  • Donald voted writers' male player of the year December 30, 2011

    Houston: British world number one Luke Donald added another accolade to his rapidly growing resume when he was named male player of the year by the Golf Writers Association of America on Thursday. Taiwan's world number one Yani Tseng, who triumphed 12 times across the globe in 2011, including two...
  • Rory McIlroy arrives on world stage in 2011 December 29, 2011

    A year that witnessed the passing of one European golfing legend may have heralded the arrival of another. The death of Spanish great Seve Ballesteros in May following a three-year battle with a brain tumor hit the golfing fraternity hard, although the outpouring of grief for the popular winner of five...
  • Donald named European Tour Golfer of Year November 16, 2012

    London: Luke Donald added yet another prize to his glittering list of honors for 2011, picking up the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award on Thursday. Shedding his "underachiever" tag, the 34-year-old Englishman won three titles on the European Tour and finished in the top 10 in 20 of his...
  • Donald first to win PGA, European money titles November 16, 2012

    Dubai: Luke Donald was on top of the world in more ways than one on Sunday after becoming the first player to win the money-list crowns in Europe and the United States. Donald became the first golfer to win both the PGA Tour and European Tour money titles, finishing third...
  • Shiv Kapur misses cut at Castello Masters October 22, 2011

    Valencia: Shiv Kapur, fighting to save his card on the European Tour, suffered a setback as he missed the half-way cut at the Castello Masters on the European Tour. His modest first-round 72 was followed by a 73 that led to him to missing the cut by two shots on Friday. Kapur,...
  • Rain reduces SA Open final day to 17 holes December 19, 2010

    Durban: Heavy rain has forced organizers to take a hole out of play for the marathon final day of the European Tour's South African Open. The downpour early Sunday left the green on the par-3 fourth waterlogged and players will play only 17 holes in their final two rounds at Durban...
  • Chowrasia may miss cut at Mallorca tourney May 14, 2010

    Mallorca: SSP Chowrasia failed to break par for the second day running and carded a two-over 72 to risk missing the cut at the European Tour's Iberdrola Open Cala Millor Mallorca golf tournament here on Friday. After a woeful five-over 75 in the opening round on Thursday, Chowrasia's combined total stands...