Espanyol secured a commanding lead in their King`s Cup quarter-final tie against Sevilla when Felipe Caicedo, Sergio Garcia, with a penalty, and Lucas Vazquez scored in a 3-1 first-leg home win on Thursday.
Home favourite Thanyakon Khrongpha continued his strong form by upstaging the headline Ryder Cup acts to grab a share of the first round lead at the Asian Tour`s $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Thursday.
Anirban Lahiri of India admits he is running low on gas as he continues to chase Order of Merit leader David Lipsky of the United States at the Thailand Golf Championship which starts here on Thursday.
American Brooks Koepka bounced back with a four-under-par second round 68 at the DP World Tour Championship on Friday after severe food poisoning led to him carding an opening 78 at the season-ending Dubai event.
World number one Rory McIlroy may have already won the Race to Dubai crown, but there is a lot at stake this week at the $8million DP World Tour Championship, which starts at the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates Thursday.
Sergio Garcia has called Rory McIlroy`s year "extraordinary" but the Spaniard is clinging to the belief that he can prevent his Ryder Cup team mate from ending the season at the top of the European money list.
Darren Clarke`s quest to become the new European Ryder Cup captain has been given a surprise boost with Spain`s Sergio Garcia believing compatriot Miguel Angel Jimenez`s lack of English will rule him out of captaincy contention.