Down two strokes with eight holes to play, China's Haotong Li hit the gas to swipe the Omega Desert Dubai Classic title away from Rory McIlroy on Sunday. McIlroy had gone from one stroke down to two up in the first 10 holes, but bogeyed #11 and #16 to open the door for Li. Li … Continue reading Li Outlasts McIlroy for Omega Classic Title
In search of his first European Tour title in nearly four years, Jamie Donaldson fired an opening-round 62 to lead the Dubai Desert Classic by two strokes. The 42-year-old has suffered through a malady of injuries over the past several years. "I had tennis elbow for a year and a half, that wasn't very nice, … Continue reading Jamie Donaldson Fires 62 at Desert Classic
Danny Willett finished off a field of tough customers with a 15-foot birdie putt for the win at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, taking his fourth European Tour title in the process. He had to make the clutch putt to avoid a three-man playoff with fellow Brit Andy Sullivan and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello. The Spaniard … Continue reading Willett’s 15-Footer Wins Dubai
As if his multiple titles, Majors, hot girlfriends, and weeks at No. 1 aren't enough, here comes Rory McIlroy up the leader board in the Race to Dubai standings. McIlroy won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, moving up to fourth on the Race to Dubai money list with winnings of €631,978. Danny Willett leads … Continue reading McIlroy Up To 4th in Race to Dubai
Rory McIlroy made it four wins in his last seven European Tour events on Sunday when he won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic with a closing round 70 to finish 22-under, three strokes ahead of Sweden's Alex Noren. Despite a lengthy layoff from golf, McIlroy hit just two bogeys against 24 birdies over the course … Continue reading Can Rory McIlroy Be Stopped?
Rory McIlroy appears to have added a new skill to his already fearsome resume: Making time stand still. Even though February 2015 is right around the corner, McIlroy made it look like the summer of 2014 again as he fired an 8-under 64 to take a 1-stroke lead through 36 holes of the Omega Dubai … Continue reading Rory McIlroy Charges to Top at Desert Classic
In a field thick with greats, the hot hand of Bernd Wiesberger proved best on Day One of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Wiesberger shot an 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over four others. He was just about perfect on the back nine, with six birdies, including five in a row between 13 … Continue reading Wiesberger’s 64 Leads Desert Classic
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher will try to win an unprecedented third straight Omega Dubai Desert Classic title beginning Thursday in the United Arab Emirates. Gallacher won the 2013 title by three strokes over Richard Sterne, then defeated Emiliano Grillo by one shot last year. He was pursued ardently by now-World No. 1 Rory McIlroy last year, … Continue reading Omega Dubai Desert Classic Preview