Jeev and Kapur to tee of at Dubai Desert Classic

Updated: Feb 09, 2011, 19:18 PM IST

Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur will
be the face of India at the Dubai Desert Classic even as Tiger
Woods seeks to end a 14-month title drought this week at the
Emirates Golf Club.

Jeev sets off from first tee with Thomas Aiken and Simon
Khan while Kapur will tee off with Gary Orr and Moroccan pro
Younes Al Hassani.

Woods last won at the JBWere Masters in Australia back in
December 2009. Woods won the Dubai event in 2006 and 2008.

He recently lost his number one position to Lee Westwood and
German Martin Kaymer is now second pushing Woods to number

The three will play the first two rounds together this

The field also includes Northern Ireland`s Rory McIlroy,
who won here in 2009, and is now No 7 in the world.

The Dubai Desert Classic is the last leg of the four-week
Middle East Swing that has traveled through Abu Dhabi, Bahrain
and Qatar before coming to Dubai.