Dubai Desert Classic

  • Shiv finishes 48th, looks forward to playing with Tiger February 2, 2014

    Dubai: India's Shiv Kapur had mixed feeling after playing a modest one-under 71 in the final round to finish tied 48th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, even as Stephen Gallacher became the first in 25 years history of the tournament to retain the title. Kapur, who made the...
  • Stephen Gallacher takes two-shot lead over McIlroy in Dubai February 1, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champion Stephen Gallacher had seven birdies and an eagle on the back nine Saturday to surge past Rory McIlroy and take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic. Gallacher equaled the European Tour record for the lowest nine-hole score with an inward 28 for...
  • Rory McIlroy retains Dubai lead, Tiger Woods toils January 31, 2014

    Dubai: Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy remained on course to end a 14-month European Tour title drought after shooting a second-round 70 to lead the $2.5 million Dubai Desert Classic on Friday as world number one Tiger Woods toiled. McIlroy reached the halfway stage 11 under at 133 having done most of...
  • Rory McIlroy shoots 63 to take lead in Dubai January 30, 2014

    Dubai: Rory McIlroy shot his lowest European Tour score in more than three years with a 9-under 63 Thursday to take a three-shot clubhouse lead in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic. McIlroy grabbed an eagle and seven birdies in ideal scoring conditions on the Majlis Course, easily upstaging...
  • Woods does not fear Torrey Pines repeat in Dubai January 29, 2014

    Dubai: World number one Tiger Woods shrugged off concerns on Wednesday that his Torrey Pines nightmare might follow him to the Middle East for this weekend's Dubai Desert Classic. The 38-year-old American endured a torrid time in his first outing of 2014, making the second-round cut at the Farmers Insurance Open...
  • Woods, McIlroy to play in Dubai in 2014 June 19, 2013

    Dubai: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play in the Dubai Desert Classic in 2014, giving a boost to the tournament that is marking its 25th year. Both skipped the tournament last year in favor of the Abu Dhabi Championship, but are no strangers to the Dubai event, with Woods...
  • Gallacher wins Dubai Desert Classic by 3 shots February 3, 2013

    Dubai: Stephen Gallacher holed a dramatic eagle down the stretch to win the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, overcoming early jitters to beat playing partner Richard Sterne by three shots. Gallacher (71) finished with a 22-under total of 266 to take his second European Tour win and the first since...
  • Jeev sails into top-5 at Dubai Desert Classic February 2, 2013

    Dubai: Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh had a brilliant par-birdie-eagle start as he went on to compile a second successive five-under 67 that catapulted him to tied fourth with one more round to go in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic here on Saturday. Jeev is now 14-under for three rounds,...
  • Jeev shoots 68 to lie 22nd, Chowrasia 43rd in Dubai January 31, 2013

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh landed a superb eagle on 13th to come through with a four-under 68 that gave him a share of the 22nd position on the opening day of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic here on Thursday. Jeev's compatriot, SSP Chowrasia carded a three-under 69 and was lying...
  • Cabrera-Bello takes Dubai title, Jeev tied 37th February 13, 2012

    Dubai: Rafael Cabrera-Bello held his nerve against a star-studded field Sunday to win the Dubai Desert Classic, shooting a 4-under 68 to beat Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher by one shot for his second European Tour victory. Westwood and Gallacher could have forced a playoff in the windy conditions but both...
  • Jeev ends 37th at Dubai Desert Classic February 12, 2012

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh signed off the Dubai Desert Classic with a tame 73 and dropped to tied 37th even as Spaniard Rafael Cabrera-Bello held his nerve to beat Lee Westwood (70) and Stephen Gallacher (64) on Sunday. Cabrera-Bello tallied 18-under 270, while Westwood and Gallacher were at 17-under 271. Jeev, making...
  • Jeev continues to slip in Dubai Desert Classic November 16, 2012

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh shot a two-under 70 but still found himself falling three places at the end of third round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic here on Saturday. He shot 70 but still dropped to tied 29th, down from overnight 26th. The Indian had three birdies on the front nine...
  • Jeev slips to tied 26th in Dubai, Chowrasia out November 16, 2012

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh found the going tough as he dropped five bogeys, two in his last thee holes, to end up with a card of 73 and slip from overnight 11th to tied 26th at the midway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday. Another Indian, SSP Chowrasia, however,...
  • Jeev tied 11th after Dubai Rd 1, 4 off the pace November 16, 2012

    Dubai: India's Jeev Milkha Singh shot a 5-under 67 to tie for 11th after the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday. SSP Chowrasia earned three strokes fewer than his compatriot to share the 35th spot. Meanwhile, Rafael Cabrera-Bello made nine birdies in his first 11 holes to take...
  • Reinvigorated Jeev eyeing win at Dubai Desert November 16, 2012

    Dubai: Having regained his full fitness after a long time, Jeev Milkha Singh is now aiming to make a winning start to the new season as he tees it up at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic from February 9 to 12. "The aim is to try and win the tournament. It's...
  • Quiros wins in Dubai, Jeev 42nd February 14, 2011

    Dubai: Spain's Alvaro Quiros produced a bizarre final round which included a hole-in-one to capture the Dubai Desert Classic by one shot on Sunday. The 27-year-old Quiros, celebrating his fifth European Tour success, also chipped in for an eagle and took a triple bogey after losing a ball up a palm...
  • Woods fights like cornered Tiger in Dubai February 13, 2011

    Dubai: Tiger Woods was just one stroke behind the Dubai Desert Classic third-round leaders on Saturday after a topsy-turvy, even-par 72 in gusting winds left him firmly in contention to end a 14-month wait for victory. Dane Anders Hansen (71), South African Thomas Aiken (74) and Briton Rory McIlroy (75) led...
  • Woods back in contention at Dubai February 12, 2011

    Dubai: Tiger Woods roared into contention for a first title in 14 months after a six-under-par 66 in the second round on Friday moved the twice Dubai Desert Classic champion to within three shots of halfway leader Thomas Aiken. Woods moved to seven-under (137) for the tournament, level with Dane Anders...
  • Jeev 19th, Woods struggles in Dubai February 10, 2011

    Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh had three birdies in the last six holes to bring home a two-under 70 that placed him at tied 19th after the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic golf on Thursday. The Indian golfer had five birdies against two bogeys for his day's effort. Jeev was...
  • Randhawa ends tied 2nd on Day III June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: India's Jyoti Randhawa hit a hat-trick of birdies to move to tied second spot on the third day of the Dubai Desert Classic. Randhawa first completed the second round, suspended earlier due to bad weather, with four-under 68 and then compiled a five-under 67 that moved him to...