Francesco Molinari took the lead after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Eddie Pepperell was a spectator at Wentworth as Luke Donald won his second consecutive BMW PGA Championship last year.
Camilla Lennarth finished eagle-birdie to cap a stunning opening round at the Deloitte Ladies Open in Amsterdam.
The seventh edition of the Royal Trophy will be held in Guangzhou, China, in December.
Ryan Palmer held a one-shot lead at the end of day one of the Crowne Plaza Invitational.
Luke Donald's bid for a third straight victory in the BMW PGA Championship got off to a terrible start on Thursday.
European Tour chief executive George O'Grady has issued an apology for using the word "coloured".
Sergio Garcia has escaped punishment for what could be construed as a racist remark about Tiger Woods.
Lee Westwood has called on the European Tour to co-ordinate their schedule with the PGA Tour.
Corey Pavin will chase his third victory at the Crowne Plaza Invitational this week in what will be his 30th consecutive appearance.