High winds cancel play in Portugal, blow ball into hole
High winds, strong enough to blow in putts from three feet, canceled play in Portugal on the European Tour.
Smyth Ballesteros to Play in Madeira Island Open
3/19/02 -- Des Smyth returns to the Santo da Serra Golf Club in Portugal this week for the 10th playing
Smyth Makes European Tour History
3/18/01 -- Ireland's Des Smyth posted a 6-under 66 on Sunday to come from three shots back and win the Madeira Island Open. Smyth's 18-under 270
European Tour Back on Home Soil
3/19/07 -- The European Tour leaves Asia and heads back to Europe for this week's Madeira Island Open.
Florioli Grabs Two-Shot Lead in Madeira
3/17/01 -- Italy's Massimo Florioli posted a 7-under 65 on Saturday to grab a two-shot lead at 15-under 201 after 54 holes
Fasth Back on Top in Madeira
3/16/01 -- Defending champion Niclas Fasth of Sweden fired a bogey-free round of 9-under 63 to move atop the leaderboard after Friday
Another First Time Winner on European Tour
3/25/07 -- Daniel Vancsik shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Madeira Islands Open by seven strokes.
Fasth Set to Defend
3/12/01 -- Niclas Fasth returns to the Santo da Serra Golf Club this week for the defense of his first win on the European Tour, the Madeira Island Open
Begay in the Hunt in Portugal
3/19/07 -- Ricardo Santos carded a 6- under-par 66 Thursday to grab a one-stroke lead with the opening round of the Madeira Islands Open suspended for the night.
Veterans Set Stage in Madeira Island Open
3/15/01 -- European Tour veterans Des Smyth and Malcolm Mackenzie shot matching rounds of 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to take a share of the outright lead