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McIlroy takes early lead in Mexico

Rory McIlroy equalled the lowest opening round of his European Tour career to lead the way after day one of the WGC-Mexico Championship.

The Northern Irishman fired an eagle and seven birdies at Chapultepec Golf Club en route to his fifth first round of 63 and his lowest starting round on the European Tour since 2014.


Kiradech, Li enjoy solid starts in Mexico

Thai star Kiradech Aphibarnrat produced his best opening round of the year on the PGA TOUR on Thursday, carding a three-under 68 for a share of seventh position at the US$10.25 million World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship.

Kiradech traded five birdies against two bogeys at Club de Golf Chapultepec to trail first round leader Rory McIlroy, who enjoyed a blistering 63 featuring an eagle, seven birdies and a bogey.


Brilliant Bryson claims maiden win in Dubai Desert Classic

Bryson DeChambeau claimed his maiden European Tour title in style on Sunday, producing a closing 64 to win the 30th anniversary edition of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic by seven shots.

The World Number Five had set himself the target of securing his first professional overseas win at Emirates Golf Club ahead of the event, and he duly delivered, carding an eagle, seven birdies and a single bogey on day four to finish the week on 24 under par and set a new tournament record.


McIlroy ready to go in Sun City

Rory McIlroy has not given up hope of winning a fourth Race to Dubai title as he aims for two Rolex Series victories to end his 2018 season.

The Northern Irishman tees it up at this week's Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player at eighth in the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex, just under two million points behind leader Francesco Molinari.


Justin Rose beats Li Haotong in playoff to reclaim No.1 ranking

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Justin Rose defeated Li Haotong in a play-off to defend the first title of his illustrious career at the Turkish Airlines Open, the sixth Rolex Series event of the 2018 season, and returned to the top of the Official World Golf Ranking in the process.

The Englishman also became the first player to successfully defend a Rolex Series title as he overcame China's Li with a par on the first extra hole following a thrilling final day battle at Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort.


Victor The Great reigns in Foshan

Victor Perez secured his 2019 European Tour card with a dramatic play-off victory over Robert MacIntyre at the Foshan Open.

Several players jostled for the lead throughout the final day but it was Perez and MacIntyre who were tied after 72 holes, with the Frenchman posting a three under 69 and the Scot a seven under 65 to finish on 19 under par in total. They returned to the 18th hole for a play-off and it was Perez who emerged triumphant, holing a birdie after the Scot could only card a par.


Korhonen seals first win at Shot Clock Masters

Mikko Korhonen produced a brilliantly consistent display to speed away from the field and secure his first European Tour title at the Shot Clock Masters.

The Finn entered the final day with a five-shot advantage but his lead was cut to three in the early stages and he had to contend with two weather delays at Diamond Country Club near Vienna in Austria.


Plucky Pedro bites back to win in Belgium

Pedro Figueiredo triumphed in a dramatic three-way play-off to lift the KPMG Trophy and win his first European Challenge Tour title at L’Empereur Golf & Country Club.

The Portuguese posted a seven under par final round 64 for a 22 under total, level with Sweden’s Anton Karlsson and Welshman Stuart Manley, and then made a superb birdie to win on the first extra hole with his competitors unable to convert birdie chances of their own.


Panuphol claims special win at Thailand Open

Panuphol Pittayarat of Thailand claimed a special victory at the Thailand Open after closing with an even-par 70 at the US$300,000 Asian Tour event on Sunday.

The bubbly Thai became the fifth local player to lift the prestigious Thailand Open trophy after holding off the strong challenge from countryman Poom Saksansin at the Thai Country Club.


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