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2011 in review: European Tour winners

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Pablo Martin became the first player to win European Tour events as both an amateur and professional.

Published on December 14, 2009

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Ernie Els talks to the spectators after winning the South African Open.

Published on December 19, 2010

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Louis Oosthuizen kisses the trophy after winning the 2011 Africa Open.

Published on January 9, 2011

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Charl Schwartzel shot a final-round 67 to win the Joburg Open by four shots.

Published on January 16, 2011

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Germany's Martin Kaymer left shakes hands with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland after he wins the Abu Dhabi Golf Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011.

Published on January 23, 2011

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Paul Casey of England holes the winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 2011 Volvo Golf Champions at the Royal Golf Club in Bahrain.

Published on January 30, 2011

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Thomas Bjorn of Denmark celebrates after winning the Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club on February 6, 2011.

Published on February 6, 2011

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Alvaro Quiros of Spain poses after winning the 2011 Dubai Desert Classic for his fifth European Tour title.

Published on February 13, 2011

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S.S.P. Chowrasia of India holds the trophy after winning Avantha Masters on Feb. 20, 2011, in New Delhi, India.

Published on February 20, 2011

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Luke Donald of England, right, ducks under an umbrella with his caddie as snow falls on the 4th fairway while playing Martin Kaymer of Germany in the finals of the Match Play Championship golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in Marana, Ariz.

Published on February 27, 2011

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Nick Watney celebrates making a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Cadillac Championship in Doral, Fla.

Published on March 13, 2011

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Raphael Jacquelin of France lines up his putt on the eighth hole during the third round of the Sicilian Open at the Donnafugata golf resort and spa on March 19, 2011 in Ragusa, Italy.

Published on March 19, 2011

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Scotland's Paul Lawrie reacts during the final round of the Andalucia 2011 Open golf tournament at Parador de Golf, in Malaga, southern Spain, Sunday, March 27, 2011.

Published on March 27, 2011

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David Horsey after winning the 2011 Hassan II Trophy

Published on April 3, 2011

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Charl Schwartzel celebrates his two-stroke victory on the 18th green during the final round of the 2011 Masters.

Published on April 14, 2011

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Matteo Manassero with the trophy after winning the 2011 Maybank Malaysian Open.

Published on April 17, 2011

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Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium celebrates winning the 2011 Volvo China Open Golf Tournament in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province on Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Published on April 24, 2011

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Lee Westwood from England poses with a winner trophy during the Ballantine's Championship at Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, east of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Westwood won the 2011 Ballantine's Championship on Sunday to make it two tournament victories in the space of a week

Published on May 1, 2011

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Thomas Aiken of South Africa with the winners trophy after the final round of the Open de Espana at the Real Club de Golf El Prat on May 8 , 2011 in Barcelona, Spain.

Published on May 8, 2011

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Darren Clarke after winning the Iberdrola Open.

Published on May 15, 2011

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Ian Poulter holds the trophy after winning the Volvo World Match Play Championship.

Published on December 14, 2011

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Champion Michael Hoey walks to the 18th hole during the final round of the Madeira Islands Open.

Published on December 14, 2011

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May 29, 2011 – Luke Donald holds the trophy and holds his finger in the air to show that he's the new world's number one golfer at the BMW PGA Championship 2011 - May 29, 2011.

Published on May 29, 2011

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Alexander Noren of Sweden poses with the trophy after winning during the final round of the Saab Wales Open on the Twenty Ten course at The Celtic Manor Resort on June 5, 2011 in Newport, Wales.

Published on June 5, 2011

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Robert Rock of England in action during the final round of BMW Italian Open at Royal Park I Roveri on June 12, 2011 in Turin, Italy.

Published on June 12, 2011

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Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open was just one of many highlights for the USGA in 2011.

Published on June 22, 2011

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Matthew Zions of Australia, kisses his trophy after winning the Golf Open in Saint Omer, western France, Sunday, June 19, 2011. Zions shot a 2-under 69 to win his first European Tour title Sunday at the Saint-Omer Open.

Published on June 19, 2011

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Pablo Larrazabal of Spain celebrates after winning the BMW International Open 2011 golf tournament in Eichenried near Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published on June 26, 2011

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Thomas Levet of France celebrates his victory after winning the French Golf Open at the Golf National in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, west of Paris, Sunday, July 3, 2011.

Published on July 5, 2011

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Luke Donald of England kisses the trophy following his victory at the end of the final round of The Barclays Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links on July 10, 2011 in Inverness, Scotland.

Published on July 10, 2011

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Darren Clarke

Published on July 20, 2011

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Alexander Noren celebrates during the third round of the 2011 Nordea Scandinavian Masters at Bro Hof Slott Golf Course.

Published on July 23, 2011

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England's Simon Dyson, left, holds the Irish Open Trophy as Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, applauds him after winning the Irish Open Golf Championship, Killarney Golf and Fishing Club, Killarney Ireland, Sunday, July, 31, 2011. Dyson won the tournament finishing fifteen under par.

Published on July 31, 2011

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Adam Scott, from Australia, raises the trophy after winning the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011.

Published on August 7, 2011

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Keegan Bradley exults after winning the PGA Championship on Aug. 14.

Published on August 19, 2011

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England's Oliver Fisher tees off during the final round of the Czech Open European PGA golf tournament in Celadna, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. Fisher won the tournament.

Published on August 21, 2011

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Champion Thomas Bjorn during the final round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

Published on December 14, 2011

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Thomas Bjorn from Denmark kisses the trophy after winning the Omega European Masters Golf Tournament in Crans Montana, Switzerland, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011.

Published on September 4, 2011

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Simon Dyson of Britain poses with the trophy after winning the KLM Open Golf tournament in Hilversum, western Netherlands, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.

Published on September 11, 2011

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Kenneth Ferrie after winning the Austrian Golf Open.

Published on December 14, 2011

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Michael Hoey

Published on October 1, 2011

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Lee Slattery of England kisses the trophy after winning the Madrid Masters.

Published on October 9, 2011

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Tom Lewis after winning the Portugal Masters.

Published on October 16, 2011

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Sergio Garcia plays a shot during the final round of the Castello Masters Costa Azahar at the Club de Campo del Mediterraneo.

Published on October 23, 2011

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Sergio Garcia of Spain celebrates securing victory during the final round of the Andalucia Masters at Valderrama.

Published on October 30, 2011

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Martin Kaymer after winning the WGC-HSBC Champions

Published on November 6, 2011

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Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano prevailed in a playoff to win the Singapore Open.

Published on November 13, 2011

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Garth Mulroy after winning the 2011 Alfred Dunhill Championship

Published on November 20, 2011

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Joost Luiten after winning the Iskandar Open.

Published on December 14, 2011

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Hennie Otto celebrates winning the South African Open Championship.

Published on November 27, 2011

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Rory McIlroy during Round 1 of the Hong Kong Open

Published on December 1, 2011

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Alvaro Quiros won the Dubai World Championship in style when he rolled in a long eagle putt on the 18th green.

Published on December 11, 2011