Aspiring 2015 European Tour players began their quest by kicking off the 2014 European Challenge Tour in Kenya, where Jake Roos won by a shot. Here are 5 Things to know from the Barclays Kenya Open.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has added experience to his backroom staff for the match at Gleneagles by naming veteran Ryder Cup players Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as his first two vice captains.
At the Tshwane Open, Ross Fisher won his first European Tour event since 2010 to bring his tally to five career victories, while Simon Dyson failed to capitalize on a strong first round. Here are 5 Things to know from South Africa.
Simon Dyson is trying to make amends for past sins the best way he knows how: with his golf clubs. The Englishman is in contention to win his seventh European Tour title, although Dyson probably never will be fully forgiven for his act of lunacy in 2013.
Two years after the Charley Hull fiasco, the Ladies Golf Union has made a major change in their Curtis Cup selection process, and it will benefit the players, as it should be says our Alistair Tait.
With his wife Kate as caddie for the first time, Thomas Aiken won the 2014 Africa Open in his home country of South Africa. Here are 5 Things to know from East London GC.
After years of losing Spanish tournaments, the European Tour finally received a modicum of good news with the addition of a new Spanish tournament to the 2014 schedule, albeit a small-purse event.
The return of the Volvo World Match Play Championship to England is great news for British golf. Whether it leads to a better field is now the biggest question says our Alistair Tait.
George Coetzee finally secured the European Tour win his talent has deserved for a few years now. The South African came through the field with a closing 66 to post a 19-under total of 266 and a three-shot victory.
The Volvo World Match Play Championship will be held this fall at London Golf Club, organizers from IMG and sponsor Volvo announced today at the Savoy Hotel, confirming one of golf’s worst-kept secrets.
If the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship is a precursor to what we’ll see in 2014, then it should be a great season. We’d take Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson at the top of leader boards all year, especially in the majors.
Stephen Gallacher became the first player in 25 years to defend his title at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic while Rory McIlory and Tiger Woods struggled Sunday. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the final round at Emirates Golf Club.
A playoff was needed to settle the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, the second leg of the European Tour’s Desert Swing, and it was Sergio Garcia who came away with the victory. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the 17th running of the $2.5 million Qatar Masters.
A two-stroke penalty on Saturday (Rory McIlroy) and a final-round triple bogey (Phil Mickelson) opened the door for Pablo Larrazabal to use his 5-under 67 on Sunday to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Rory McIlroy will enter the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship three shots off of Craig Lee's lead after incurring a two-shot penalty on Saturday.
The R&A has consulted sponsors and stakeholders about taking the Open Championship to male-only clubs, with long-time sponsor HSBC telling the governing body that it is uncomfortable with the current situation.
Rory McIlroy returned a 5-under 67 in the second round of the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship to banish the ghosts of 12 months ago, and most of the 2013 season.
Sergio Garcia was forced into an early meeting with European Tour chief referee John Paramor before the second round to ensure he had not breached Rule 16-1a ("Touching Line of Putt") in Round 1. TV footage showed Garcia tapping his line in front of his ball before his birdie putt on the 18th green.
Thomas Fleetwood and Thomas Bjorn share a common bond aside from being in contention in Abu Dhabi. They are doing their best not to think of Samuel Ryder’s little challenge match against the U.S. in September at Gleneagles, Scotland.
The R&A has broken with tradition and appointed Nigel Edwards as Great Britain & Ireland's Walker Cup captain for a third consecutive time. He will lead GB&I against the U.S. in the biennial amateur matches next year at Royal Lytham.
Paul McGinley is determined not to fall into the Ryder Cup curse of becoming a “ceremonial” golfer. If his first round of the year is anything to go by then, he has no worries on that front.
Sergio Garcia is doubtful for the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship after incurring an injury caused by perilously deep rough. He wasn’t the only marquee name to struggle with the primary rough as Phil Mickelson had his travails, too.
A slight improvement on 2013 could lead Henrik Stenson to a place that no Swede has ever gone -- holding a major championship title.
Last week in the Middle East, Simon Dyson marked a new beginning in his professional golf career. At the $2.7 million HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, Dyson made his first start since being put on probation by the European Tour after he tapped down a spike mark last year.
We heard the same thing a year ago, but when Rory McIlroy said that his life and game are taking shape in 2014, there are signs that we should believe him this time around.
Phil Mickelson says this could be the best year of his career, all because of a new club: a 9.5-degree Big Bertha Alpha driver, which he used rarely in a highly successful 2013 campaign.
Needing a fast finish, Louis Oosthuizen posted birdies at Nos. 17 and 18 to keep his Volvo Champions title on Sunday, outlasting Branden Grace by a stroke at the Durban Country Club in Durban, South Africa.
This year’s GB&I Curtis Cup team will be comprised of four players off the World Amateur Golf Rankings, two from the LGU Order of Merit with the remaining two selected by the traditional method of a selection panel.
New European Tour chairman David Williams has his work cut out for him as the European Tour tries to reestablish itself among the world's elite players.
The slide continued for Oliver Wilson in 2013, dropping 475 spots in the rankings.
Is Henrik Stenson's major wait nearly over? His current form would suggest so, says Alistair Tait.
Miguel Angel Jimenez, the oldest player to work into a three-way playoff, won the Hong Kong Open and broke his own European Tour record.
The European Tour fined and suspended Simon Dyson -- though his 2-month term will be waived if he completes 18 months without a rules infraction.
Oliver Wilson lost his European Tour card in 2011, and dropped mightily in the world rankings, before finishing strong on the Challenge Tour this past season. Now he's hoping to complete his path back to the European Tour with a strong 2014.
The World Cup of Golf might not get the fields it once did, but this year's story more than made up for the lack of star names. The event got a fitting winner (Jason Day) and the best team won (Australia).
Among the latest Rules of Golf changes from the USGA and R&A: Players will not be penalized if their ball moves and it wasn’t obvious to the naked eye.
Henrik Stenson, who already claimed this year's FedEx Cup, won Sunday in Dubai to also wrap up the European Tour's Race to Dubai -- becoming the first to win both tour's crowns in the same season. Here are 5 Things to Know.
So Victor Dubuisson claims his first victory as a professional. Not before time for this talented, enigmatic Frenchman. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the Turkish Airlines Open.
Some members of the European Tour’s Board of Directors are calling for Simon Dyson to be suspended from the tour, Golfweek has learned.
Shiv Kapur won the European Challenge Tour’s Grand Final in Dubai, but the victory paled in comparison to the bigger reward he earned for his second Challenge Tour win of the season.
Dustin Johnson won the WGC–HSBC Champions in Shanghai, but not before two Europeans chased him all the way to the finish. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the last World Golf Championship event of 2013.
Simon Dyson is unlikely to be expelled or banned from the European Tour over his disqualification from the BMW Masters, sources have told Golfweek.
An injured Joost Luiten turned up in China, hit one tee shot and withdrew. The Dutchman was forced to do so because the European Tour still can’t exercise common sense in certain situations.
It’s been a three-year wait, but Jin Jeong finally made his mark in the professional game. His playoff victory over Ross Fisher was perhaps overdue. Plus, Dustin Johnson fires final-round 66 in trip Down Under.
The European Tour plans to pressure its players based in the U.S. to compete more in Europe. But that doesn't necessarily mean change is coming.
The final European Tour event to be played in Continental Europe this year produced much drama and emotion. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the Portugal Masters:
While the field will chase the Portugal Masters title, there is a secondary storyline that will be a focus: Getting inside the top 110 spots on the European Tour money list to earn a spot on the 2014 Tour.
This week’s Seve Trophy in Paris is a sad reflection on some of the European Tour’s top players who have decided not to play in an event to remember Seve Ballesteros.
The U.S. retained the PGA Cup on Sunday in England, but GB&I nearly pulled off the impossible, winning 7.5 of 10 singles points on the final day when it needed eight to win the title.
The U.S. needs just two and a half points from 10 singles matches to retain the PGA Cup, but U.S. captain Allen Wronowski has one simple message to his team: 'Don’t stop.'