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Seve Ballesteros’s son Javier set to make tour debut

Following Seve Ballesteros's death in May, his son Javier is set to make his European Tour debut in next year's Majorca Open as an amateur.

Oosthuizen celebrates Open win with new tractor

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has shunned the glamour of a new Ferrari or Porsche and spent some of his winnings on a custom-built tractor.

Rookie Larrazabal stays cool to win French Open

Rookie Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal held his nerve on Sunday to claim one of Europe's top prizes by winning the French Open.

Singh does a Faldo to win Austrian Open title

Jeev Milkha Singh of India parred all 18 holes of his final round on Sunday to win the Austrian Open by a stroke.

Otto takes five-shot Madeira lead

South Africa's Hennie Otto mastered buffeting gusts that interrupted the Madeira Islands Open second round for a time on Friday to surge into a five-stroke lead. Otto lies 10-under-par 134 after a second five-under 67. The 31-year-old, looking for a win to regain his tour card, pitched in for an eagle-two after nearly driving the 10th green.

SA golfer McLardy eyes Volvo Masters

South African Andrew McLardy took steps to benefit from a second chance to make next week's big-money Volvo Masters by taking an early share of the lead in Thursday's Mallorca Classic first round. McLardy's four-under 66 was soon matched by Ireland's Gary Murphy.

Wakefield defies Saturday jinx in Scotland

Britain's Simon Wakefield chipped in at the last hole to grab a share of the Johnnie Walker Championship third-round lead alongside Swede Fredrik Andersson-Hed on Saturday. The pair were a stroke in front of 2006 European rookie of the year Marc Warren of Britain (73).

Sterne wins Wales Open

A birdie on the final hole at Celtic Manor earned South African Richard Sterne a one-stroke Wales Open victory on Sunday. While Sterne birdied the final hole for a four-under 65 to set the 13-under 263 target, home favourite Bradley Dredge bogeyed the 18th to lose the chance of becoming the first Welshman to win his national title.

Goosen looks for boost ahead of US Open

Retief Goosen wants to get his game in tip-top shape at this week's Wales Open in preparation for a tilt at a third United States Open victory. The South African missed the cut at the PGA Championship for the fourth time after carding rounds of 76 and 74 at the European Tour's flagship event last week.

Off-form Tiger gets helping hand

Tiger Woods again struggled to transfer his imperious tournament form into the team test of the Ryder Cup on Friday, but this time managed to emerge with a point from the opening fourballs match. In the previous three Ryder Cups the world number one had lost in opening pairs play but stopped the rot on Friday when he partnered Jim Furyk.

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