While the 21 Challenge Tour graduates feel as though they are on top of the world right now, they will be in for a reality check when they step up to the European Tour.
England's James Busby received the last invitation to the Challenge Tour's Grand Final, and took full advantage and captured his European Tour card with a T-2 finish in Italy.
It’s crunch time for Europe’s wannabes. Time to get a foothold of the gravy train that could lead to riches beyond their dreams.
While his winless streak didn't come to an end, Paul Casey's fifth-place finish in Australia is another sign that the Englishman might be headed in the right direction.
Lee Westwood's move to the PGA Tour was a blow for the European Tour, but might be minor by comparison if the bevy of young stars opting to participate in PGA Tour Q-School continues.
With news that the Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup and Vivendi Seve Trophy will count as European Tour starts, the circuit's stars could skip other events and potentially diminish the value of tournament sponsorships.
A year after winning the Portugal Masters in only his third career start, Tom Lewis has struggled mightily in his maiden year on the European Tour.
With news that the Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup and Vivendi Seve Trophy will count as European Tour starts, sponsors will continue to question whether events are worth pouring money into.
Behind Justin Thomas, Steven Fox and Chris Williams, the United States romps to the World Amateur Team title while Mexico's Sebastian Vazquez claims individual title.
Jim Vernon has the easiest job at the World Amateur Team Championship. He might as well wear an armband that reads “observer” as he walks the fairways.
While the U.S. continues to play incredible golf, the likes of Bulgaria and Serbia are playing one of only a handful of rounds that they will play as a team this year.
While the United States got its World Amateur Team Championship campaign off to the best possible start, making a start was all that counted for Kyrgyzstan.
This week’s World Amateur Team Championship in Antalya, Turkey, is staged at Cornelia Golf Club and over the PGA Sultan Course at Antalya Golf Club.
Mexico will host the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships, Golfweek has learned.
Before Ian Poulter was a European Ryder Cup hero, he was a young boy growing up in England whose future was anything but predictable.
The final round of the World Amateur Team Championship confirmed two things: Lydia Ko is without doubt the undisputed world’s No. 1 amateur, and the strength of Korean golf shows no sign of abating.
The Republic of Korea and New Zealand's Lydia Ko lead after three rounds of the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.
Jose Maria Olazabal has softened over the years, but he still enjoys a heavyweight contest. He’ll bring the same fighting qualities as European captain to this month’s Ryder Cup that he first revealed as a competitor 30 years ago.
In 1957, Britain truly was ‘great,’ upsetting the U.S. in the Ryder Cup, But the momentum wouldn’t endure.
TCU star Julien Brun holds on for a one-shot victory on the Challenge Tour, earning himself a guaranteed spot on the circuit. But will he use it?
What a difference a week made for Australia’s Stacey Keating. She went from the worst week of her life to one of the best in the space of just a few days.
British Amateur champion Alan Dunbar was among the 48 players who advanced to the second stage of European Tour Q-School.
Jiyai Shin holds on despite the elements, capturing the Women's British Open by a record-breaking nine shots and finishing as the only player under par.
Jiyai Shin fired a 1-under 71 but saw her overnight lead shrink to three shots after Karrie Webb fired a 4-under 68, effectively making the Women's Open a two-woman race.
After a flawless second round, Jiyai Shin is feeling good and leads the Women's British Open by five strokes.
Michelle Wie turned in a 2-under 70 under much better conditions Saturday to move into contention at the Women's British Open.
Officials sent 18 players off on Friday morning despite high-wind conditions. And after balls started moving around on the green, those same officials have decided to wipe the Friday slate clean upon resumption of the tournament.
Charley Hull, 16, might not have been the most popular amateur starting in the Ricoh Women's Open on Thursday, but her 1-under 71 raised eyebrows at Royal Liverpool.
It’s just as well that the European Tour expanded its horizons globally many years ago. As the news from Spain reveals, the Tour can’t rely on traditional markets anymore.
The world’s elite have turned up for the $2.5 million Ricoh Women’s Open Championship, and an amateur tournament seems to have broken out.
Rory McIlroy is faced with a politically sensitive decision: Ireland or Great Britain in the 2016 Rio Olympics? No easy answer there. Maybe it's best to avoid chasing gold altogether.
Peter Hanson - nearly choosing to withdraw after his 1-year-old son was hospitalized in Orlando - adds another 2012 victory for the European Ryder Cup team.
Roger Chapman is living proof perseverance pays off. At age 53, Chapman is enjoying his best season as a professional after 30 years of frustration.
"European Ryder Cup player" is a better tag than "party animal." And now Nicolas Colsaerts can say he has worn both labels.
England's Ian Poulter and Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts were widely tipped to get Jose Maria Olazabal’s two Ryder Cup picks. Guess what? The European captain duly obliged.
Paul Lawrie won the Johnnie Walker, but a big question remains: Whom will Jose Maria Olazabal pick as his Ryder Cup wild cards? Nicolas Colsaerts? A surprise?
Nicolas Colsaerts is being touted as a possible wild-card pick for the European Ryder Cup team. The wait hasn't been easy for the Belgian, who is in contention at the Johnnie Walker.
Ian Poulter is a lock to make the European Ryder Cup team, but there are a pair of names that are vying for the second wild-card spot.
Augusta National took a major step forward in admitting two female members, but Alistair Tait doesn't expect British Clubs to follow suit.
Matthew Fitzpatrick romped to a 10-and-8 victory over Henry James at the British Boys Amateur at Notts Golf Club.
Curtis Cup star Charley Hull plans to turn professional at the end of this year. The 16-year-old will try for her Ladies European Tour card in December, and hopes to play the Euro circuit in 2013.
Jose Maria Olazabal made three stout Ryder Cup vice captain picks on Thursday, naming well-respected Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley to join the team.
Chip Lutz joined select company when he successfully defended the British Seniors Amateur Championship at Machynys Peninsula in Wales.
Part of Machrihanish’s appeal is the path that takes you there says our Alistair Tait.
Catriona Matthew, 43, is playing like a young kid again and it led her to victory at Killeen Castle.
Harry Ellis, 16, becomes youngest winner of English Amateur Championship, while Grant Forrest wins Scottish Amateur and Jason Shufflebotham won the Welsh Amateur.
England's Warren Bennett has gone from a "can't-miss kid" to a caddie to a guy with a dream of simply trying to make it on the European Tour.
Austrian Bernd Wiesberger wins for the second time this season, but this Euro Tour victory meant a bit more to him by winning in his homeland says Alistair Tait.
Adam Scott has to win a major. No two ways about it. It’s either that or enter an alternate hall of fame into which no one wants to be inducted, says our Alistair Tait.
"Bizarre" or "crazy" doesn't begin to describe how Ernie Els managed to get his hands on a second Claret Jug on Sunday. This simply came out of nowhere, says Alistair Tait.