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Soren Kjeldsen thinks way around Woburn to grab share of British Masters lead
European Tour players Soren Kjeldsen and Matthew Fitzpatrick share the 36-hole lead at the 2015 British Masters in Woburn, England.
European Tour says golf participation in the United Kingdom is thriving
The European Tour disseminated results of a survey that showed that golf participation in the United Kingdom is thriving rather than declining.
Luke Donald amid caddie search after recent split with longtime looper John McLaren
Luke Donald is looking for a new caddie after he and longtime looper John McLaren split recently, the former World No. 1 revealed after the first round of the £3 million British Masters at Woburn Golf Club.
British Masters host Ian Poulter, Ryder Cup hopefuls Marc Warren and Andy Sullivan trail Matthew Fitzpatrick at Woburn
British Masters host Ian Poulter opened with a 3-under 68 Thursday at Woburn and is four shots behind leader Matthew Fitzpatrick while Ryder Cup hopefuls Marc Warren and Andy Sullivan shot 65 and 67, respectively.
European Tour golfer Lee Westwood puts family first in order to resurrect his game
Lee Westwood quit the PGA Tour last month and is back on the European Tour full time for the foreseeable future so he can be closer to his children.
Ian Poulter looks to end winless streak at British Masters
European Tour golfer Ian Poulter will try to end a three-year winless streak as he hosts the British Masters this week at Woburn Golf Club.
Thorbjorn Olesen finds hope in difficult season, wins Alfred Dunhill LinksChampionship
Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen overcomes difficult year and wins third European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland over runner-up American Brooks Koepka.
BBC pulls plug on broadcast of 2016 British Open
The BBC will not broadcast the 2016 British Open from Royal Troon as planned, the network exiting its contract with the R&A a year early.
Thongchai Jaidee leads old man brigade, wins Porsche European Open
Thongchai Jaidee leads the old man brigade and wins the Porsche European Open at Bad Griesbach Golf Resort in Bad Griesbach, Germany.
Galvin Green golf clothing brand launches 2016 line with plans to expand in U.S.
Galvin Green golf clothing brand launches 2016 line with plans to expand in U.S. and plans for 2016 Ryder Cup rain suits.
Tait: Chief Executive Peter Dawson’s leadership helped strengthen R&A
Peter Dawson retires as chief executive of the R&A on Friday, but he leaves the governing body and the Royal & Ancient better than when he started.
Rikard Karlberg tops downtrending Martin Kaymer for 2015 Italian Open title
European Tour golfer Rikard Karlberg tops major-winner Martin Kaymer in a playoff to win the 2015 Italian Open as Kaymer continues puzzling season.
Tait: Home team advantage continues to dominate Walker Cup
Golfweek's Alistair Tait says that home-course advantage continues to dominate the Walker Cup after Great Britain Ireland won its fifth in its last six home tries over the U.S. 16.5-9.5 at the 2015 version at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
GB&I's Jimmy Mullen makes history with perfect 4-0 Walker Cup; full points breakdown
Great Britain & Ireland's Jimmy Mullen makes history with perfect 4-0 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, and full point breakdown for GB&I and United States teams.
Great Britain & Ireland close in on Walker Cup Sunday with repeat foursomes success
Great Britain & Ireland extended their lead at the 2015 Walker Cup in Sunday foursomes over the United States, using the exact same pairings from Saturday.
Walker Cup Sunday preview: GB&I preserves foursomes lineup, looks to take back cup at Royal Lytham & St. Annes
Walker Cup Sunday preview: Great Britain & Ireland team captain Nigel Edwards preserves foursomes lineup and looks to take back cup at Royal Lytham & St. Annes against the United States and Spider Miller.
GB&I jumps out to 2015 Walker Cup lead over U.S. after Saturday foursomes
Great Britain & Ireland took the early lead at the 2015 Walker Cup after Saturday's foursomes, with Ashley Chesters and Jimmy Mullen taking down Americans Maverick McNealy and Hunter Stewart.
2015 Walker Cup matches, tee times: Saturday foursomes and singles
Pairings, matchups and tee times for Day 1 of the 2015 Walker Cup with U.S. golfer Bryson DeChambeau sitting out for Saturday foursomes and retunring for singles matches to face GB&I's Ashley Chesters.
GB&I Walker Cup side expects home-course advantage at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
At the 2015 Walker Cup, the Great Britain & Ireland team, led by Gavin Moynihan, expects an advantage at the difficult Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in England.
After Walker Cup WD, Florida's Sam Horsfield qualifies for Gators' lineup at Carpet Capital Collegiate
Florida Gators college golfer Sam Horsfield will play in the Carpet Capital Collegiate after withdrawing from the 2015 GB&I Walker Cup team.
Lee Slattery's Russian Open victory on European Tour a testament of persistence
European Tour golfer Lee Slattery, who once worked in a clothing store after giving up golf in 2002, won the M2M Russian Open on Sunday.
Tait: European Senior Tour well behind United States' Champions Tour in prestige, money
European Senior Tour stacks up poorly to America's Champions Tour and Charles Schwab Cup Championship in prestige, number of tournaments and money.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy keeps membership, remains eligible for European Tour's Race to Dubai Final Series
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy keeps European Tour membership and remains eligible for The Final Series for European Tour's Race to Dubai despite Northern Irishman falling short of 13-tournament minimum requirement.
Florida Gators men's golfer Sam Horsfield withdraws from 2015 Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team
Florida Gators men's golfer Sam Horsfield withdraws from 2015 Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team for September match against United States, citing "personal reason."
Thomas Pieters' win at Czech Masters a sign of things to come for European Tour golfer
Belgium's Thomas Pieters notches his maiden European Tour victory Sunday at the D+D Real Czech Masters, a sign of things to come for the former NCAA champion.
Irish players dominate Great Britain & Ireland roster for 2015 Walker Cup, including Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan
Great Britain & Ireland roster and team for 2015 Walker Cup, Irish amateur golfers dominate roster including Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan.
David Horsey continues to defy expectations with Made in Denmark win
English European Tour golfer David Horsey defies expectations with his fourth European Tour win at the 2015 Made in Denmark.
Tait: European Tour's joint venture with Asian Tour a win-win deal
European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley announced a new joint venture between the European Tour and Asian Tour on Friday.
Euro Tour’s Made in Denmark event needs a modern makeover
If Keith Pelley, the European Tour’s new chief executive, needed a lesson on the disparity of European Tour fields, then his trip to this week’s Made in Denmark tournament at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort in Farsø should provide much clarity.
Irish eyes could be smiling on top amateurs who make 2016 GB&I Walker Cup team
Irish players should play a big part in the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup that will take on the Americans next month at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Marcus Svensson of Sweden wins 2015 British Boys Championship title
Marcus Svensson defeated South Africa’s Keegan de Lange, 4 and 3, in the scheduled 36-hole final to become the second consecutive Swedish winner of the British Boys Championship.
With WGC-Bridgestone victory, Shane Lowry could join European exodus to PGA Tour
Shane Lowry produced an exceptional victory in the recent WGC-Bridgestone Invitational but what does it mean for the European Tour?
Stefano Mazzoli wins European Amateur, earns British Open berth; Gary Hurley builds Walker Cup case
Italy's Stefano Mazzoli qualified for the 2016 British Open by winning the European Amateur Saturday in Slovakia while Gary Hurley improved his Walker Cup case.
On Keith Pelley's first day with European Tour, the mission is clear
The European Tour's new chief executive Keith Pelley begins his tenure Monday and his priority should be keeping Europe's top stars at home.
Marco Dawson fends off Bernhard Langer for Senior British Open title
Champions Tour golfer Marco Dawson wins the 2015 Senior British Open at Sunningdale Golf Club over Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Miguel Angel Jimenez for his first senior major championship.
British Open co-leader Paul Dunne leads amateur charge at St. Andrews
British Open co-leader Paul Dunne rose from unknown to amateur star Sunday with a 6-under 66 at St. Andrews.
Jordan Spieth sets up British Open 2015 title chase with eye on something more
Jordan Spieth sets up British Open 2015 title chase based on motivation to win third leg of the Grand Slam
Eddie Pepperell matures from 'cocky' junior to 2015 British Open contender
European Tour golfer Eddie Pepperell makes journey from talented but cocky junior golfer to 2015 British Open contender at St. Andrews.
Paul Lawrie seeks to validate ’99 British Open with another Claret Jug
Paul Lawrie plays into contention at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews in Scotland and seeks to validate 1999 British Open Championship win with another Claret Jug.
Strong winds blow British Open 2015 off course toward Monday finish at St. Andrews
British Open 2015 heads toward the rare Monday finish at St. Andrews thanks to weather delays.
Inner demons? Not a factor in PGA Tour player Dustin Johnson's 2015 British Open run
Dustin Johnson's British Open run doesn't seem to be affected by other major letdowns.
Nick Faldo's final British Open stroll around St. Andrews ends early
Former British Open champion Nick Faldo made his final stroll around the Old Course at St. Andrews despite a freak injury to his hand.
Danny Willett rides wave of confidence to top of 2015 British Open field, a childhood dream
Topping the British Open leaderboard is a childhood dream come true for European Tour player Danny Willett.
Henrik Stenson stays patient in his quest to become Sweden's first male major winner
PGA Tour player Henrik Stenson chases a British Open 2015 victory at St. Andrews for his first major title.
Romain Langasque learns from France’s best in preparing for British Open debut
Thanks in part to mentor and fellow countryman Victor Dubuisson, French amateur Romain Langasque is confident entering the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews.
Nick Faldo likes Jordan Spieth's chances at winning British Open 2015 for third leg of Grand Slam
Three-time British Open winner Nick Faldo likes Jordan Spieth's chances at winning third leg of Grand Slam at St. Andrews.
Paul Casey stalks elusive British Open title at St. Andrews, scene of his 2010 challenge
PGA Tour player Paul Casey returns to St. Andrews for British Open 2015 feeling unfulfilled.
Rickie Fowler wins European Tour's Scottish Open in tune-up for St. Andrews
PGA Tour golfer Rickie Fowler wins 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open on European Tour ahead of 2015 British Open after making clutch birdie on 18th hole.
As spotlight shines on ‘Home of Golf,’ participation issues loom in Scotland
Scotland will host the European Tour's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews, but participation and club golf membership in down in the home of golf.
Rory McIlroy ankle injury leaves British Open 2015 start at St. Andrews in question
PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy ankle injury while playing soccer with friends before 2015 British Open PGA Tour major championship at St. Andrews.