Rory McIlroy shoots 66 despite Dubai driving radar being off
Rory McIlroy shoots 66 despite Dubai driving radar being off

Rory McIlroy`s driving radar malfunctioned early in his opening round at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday but he showed why he is the world`s number one golfer by recovering to shoot a 66.

Rory McIlroy seeks Dubai win as Dublin court date looms
Rory McIlroy seeks Dubai win as Dublin court date looms

Rory McIlroy will appear in a Dublin court next week to resolve a multi-million dollar legal battle with his former agents, yet the world number one insists he is focused on golf as he returns to competitive action at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

Darren Clarke vying with Miguel Jimenez for captain's role, say top duo
Darren Clarke vying with Miguel Jimenez for captain's role, say top duo

 The captain of the European side that will defend the Ryder Cup against the United States in Minnesota in 2016 will be Darren Clarke or Miguel Angel Jimenez, two stalwarts of the team said on Tuesday.

Woods should find swing himself, says Baker-Finch

Tiger Woods should play golf alone every day for a month to find his swing, says former British Open champion Ian Baker-Finch.

Delhi Golf Club gears up to welcome Tiger Woods amid a veil of secrecy

A veil of secrecy surrounds the first visit of Tiger Woods in India even as the prestigious Delhi Golf Club today geared up to host the world number one golfer who is set to play a lucrative exhibition round, here tomorrow.

Woods vows to work on putter after muted Dubai showing

Tiger Woods vowed to improve his putting after another lacklustre showing at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday extended the world number one`s troubled start to 2014.

Gutsy Gallacher grabs Dubai double

Stephen Gallacher birdied two of the last three holes on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic.

Shiv finishes 48th, looks forward to playing with Tiger

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.

Good finish, pity about the rest from Woods

Tiger Woods finished with a flourish at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday but it was a case of too little, too late from the world number one.

Gallacher wins Dubai Desert Classic

Stephen Gallacher won the $2.5million (1.85million euros) Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.

Stephen Gallacher storms into Dubai lead

Stephen Gallacher produced one of the finest back nines in the history of the European Tour on Saturday to stand on the verge of becoming the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic.

Birdie brace means that Freddie Couples misses Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks fan Freddie Couples was left cursing his own golfing skills at the Dubai Desert Classic when making the cut on Friday meant that he would miss seeing Sunday`s Super Bowl.

Kapur makes cut, Jeev, Bhullar miss out at Dubai Desert Classic

Shiv Kapur flirted with danger as he dropped two bogeys in the last four holes, but still just about managed to make the halfway cut at two-under in the 25th Omega Dubai Desert Classic golf, here today.

Hard work pays off for "sublime" Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy took an early stranglehold on the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday to underline that he is back to the kind of form that brought him two major titles and the world number one spot.

Tiger Woods happy with Dubai Desert Classic opener

Tiger Woods enjoyed some welcome Arabian comfort on Thursday, opening the Dubai Desert Classic with a 68 that was 11 shots better than his previous round at Torrey Pines last Saturday.

McIlroy masterclass lights up Dubai

Rory McIlroy confirmed he is back on top form with a stunning 63 as the first round of the $2.5 million Dubai Desert Classic got underway Thursday with a barrage of birdies.

Mickelson looks for European Tour fillip in Abu Dhabi

British Open champion Phil Mickelson makes a rare European Tour outing this week when he competes in the $2.7 million HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship.

`Royal` Tiger leads Dubai all-star line-up

Tiger Woods will join 20 other former champions to mark the 25th anniversary of the Dubai Desert Classic later this month, the leading event official said Saturday.

Tiger Woods eyeing `return of success` in 2014 Majors` venues

World number one Tiger Woods is reportedly targeting next year`s Majors and returning to three of four venues where he has tasted success in the past.

Cabrera-Bello sinks late birdie to win Dubai Classic

Rafael Cabrera-Bello was the surprise winner of the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday after sinking a nerveless birdie on the 17th hole to end on 18 under par and beat Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher by one shot.