McIlroy eyes third Dubai Desert Classic title

Dubai – The Northern Irishman had actually won at the Majlis Training Course of the Emirates Golf Club in 2009 and also 2015

Four-time Significant champion Rory McIlroy is going back to Emirates Golf Club in January in a proposal to win his 3rd Dubai Desert Standard title. McIlroy will certainly be aiming to include in his remarkable document in Dubai at what will certainly be the 2nd Rolex Collection occasion of the 2022 DP Globe Excursion period.

The North Irishman is back at the occasion for the very first time because 2018– when he resembled contributing to the titles he won in 2009 and also 2015– completing simply round behind champion Li Haotong. McIlroy has an excellent document over the Majlis Training course with a more 6 top-10 surfaces in 11 previous looks.

The 32-year-old has actually taken pleasure in lots of unforgettable minutes in Dubai throughout his remarkable occupation, winning the season-ending DP Globe Excursion Champion in 2012 and also 2015 and also covering the season-long DP Globe Positions 3 times– in 2012, 2014 and also 2015.

McIlroy includes additionally star power to an elite area at the 2022 Dubai Desert Standard, that includes Globe No. 2 and also newly-crowned DP Globe Positions champion Collin Morikawa, fellow Significant champion and also 2017 Dubai Desert Standard champion Sergio Garcia, and also safeguarding champ Paul Casey., the logistics modern technology service provider that is changing the method worldwide logistics functions, will certainly debut its brand-new title collaboration of the renowned occasion in 2022. This is additionally the very first year the Dubai Desert Standard will certainly rise to Rolex Collection standing, entering into the DP Globe Excursion’s costs collection of occasions.

The Dubai Desert Standard will certainly be the secondly of back-to-back Rolex Collection occasions in the area, adhering to the season-opener in Abu Dhabi. These events in January develop component of the typical ‘Desert Turning’ and also draw in the sporting activity’s leading gamers.

” I’m expecting returning to Emirates Golf Club for the Dubai Desert Standard in 2022,” claimed McIlroy.

” I have many fantastic memories from playing in Dubai for many years, and also especially over the Majlis Training course, where I have actually had the ability to win two times. I eagerly anticipate returning to Dubai and also intending to obtain my hands on that amazing prize once again.”

” As a follower of golf, it is very important that we bring an area that followers will certainly delight in,” Chris Kirchner, chairman and also chief executive officer of specified. “Rory is just one of my much-loved gamers and also I’m enjoyed have him as component of the inaugural title collaboration for”

Simon Corkill, Exec Event Supervisor, Dubai Desert Standard, claimed: “The enhancement of Rory McIlroy to a currently solid area stresses the pedigree of the Dubai Desert Standard. As one of one of the most gifted golf players worldwide he brings lots of power and also enjoyment to the competition. We eagerly anticipate seeing Rory fight it out with Collin Morikawa, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey and also others in a genuinely first-rate area at this year’s occasion.”

Organisers have actually additionally validated that entrance to the Dubai Desert Standard will certainly be complimentary to all over the 4 days. Corkill included: “With the UAE collection to commemorate its Golden Jubilee, we are happy to reveal that entrance will certainly be complimentary for all golf followers over the 4 days of the competition.

” This choice was made in acknowledgment of this unique minute in the UAE’s background, while additionally offering something back to sporting activities followers adhering to the difficulties that have actually been encountered in 2020 and also 2021. What far better method to commemorate than with a genuinely worldwide showing off occasion on our front door which everybody can delight in.”

The 2022 version will certainly additionally see its friendliness offering changed, with the Dallah Lounge balconies and also Skies deck moved to a prime place neglecting both the 9th and also the 18th eco-friendlies. The plan consists of a superb lunch, drinks, five-o’clock tea, VIP parking lot and also gamer check outs. An early riser deal is readily available, see: or call for additional information.

Commemorating its 33rd version in 2022, the Dubai Desert Standard has actually been won by several of golf’s biggest names, consisting of Significant champs Seve Ballesteros, Ernie Els, Fred Couples, Jose Maria Olazábal, Mark O’Meara, Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson, McIlroy, Danny Willett, Garcia and also Bryson DeChambeau.

The champion’s circle over the previous 32 years has actually additionally included Ryder Mug stars Mark James, the inaugural champ in 1989, Eamonn Darcy, Colin Montgomerie, David Howell, Thomas Bjørn, Miguel Angel Jiménez, Rafa Cabrera Bello and also Stephen Gallacher.

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