Ireland's Padraig Harrington claimed his first worldwide victory since 2010, winning the Indonesia Open by 2 shots on Sunday.
Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.
Raphael Jacquelin of France birdied his last two holes for a 2-under 70 to break clear of a tightly packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Europe will be taking five vice captains to the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, with Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Jose Maria Olazabal added.
Tiger Woods shot a 3-over 74 in the first round of the PGA Championship and may have to go low Friday to make the 36-hole cut.
Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon and, after a nine-hole practice round, pronounced himself ready to play in the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday morning.
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer says Tiger Woods was showing some of his old magic before suffering his latest injury.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play together in the opening two rounds of the PGA Championship next week at Valhalla.
In his French Open debut, Kevin Stadler shot a bogey-free 7-under 64 to lead by a stroke after the first round on Thursday.
Mikko Ilonen shot a final round 70 on Sunday to win the Irish Open by 1 stroke, leading from start to finish.
Ireland's Shane Lowry has topped the list of U.S. Open qualifiers while Padraig Harrington will be watching from home for the first time in 15 years.
The downturn in Padraig Harrington's career will see the Irish golfer enter U.S. Open qualifying for the first time on Monday at Walton Heath on London's outskirts.
Birdies and Bogeys
Louis Oosthuizen is still looking for a remedy for his recurring back issues.
All signs, and particularly the numbers, pointed to another meltdown by John Daly.
Padraig Harrington, who always seems to be tinkering with his swing, attributes his victory drought to the change away from square grooves that began in 2010.