“Dubai Desert Classic” brings together the elite golf stars around the world

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The Dubai Desert Classic Championship, launched under the auspices of “Slync.io”, announced the participation of some of the brightest golf stars in the world in the 2022 edition, offering sports fans a chance to become golf stars and Ryder Cup champions to follow in the championship. leagues, which start for the first time as part of a series of activities. The Rolex Championships as part of the DB World Tour 2022.
The Emirates Golf Club will host the upcoming tournament from January 27 to 30, which will witness the participation of Colin Morikawa, world number two and holder of the 2021 Open Championship; Rory McIlroy, the star with four major championships, and Paul Casey, the defending champion. Victor Hovland, ranked sixth in the world and the first Norwegian player to take part in the Ryder Cup last year, will make his second appearance in the tournament, with his colleagues Tommy Fleetwood, Tyrell Hutton, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, and Bernd Weisberger, alongside captain and star-winning three-time champion, Padrij. Harrington.
Shane Lowry, the 2019 Open Champion who also scored his debut in the Ryder Cup in Westling Straits, joins Spanish superstar Sergio Garcia, the holder of one of the major tournaments and European record holder as the best scorer , in his quest for the Dala Cup in This prestigious event for the second time.

English star Danny Willett is also looking to achieve the same feat, having previously defeated Garcia at the Emirates Golf Club months before winning the Masters Championship.

Star Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters Champion, returns to take part in the tournament 20 years after his last appearance in 2002. Charles Schwarzl, the 2011 Masters Champion, registers his eighth participation in the tournament since 2010 lost.

A group of players renewed their participation in the tournament, including the 2016 Open Champion Henrik Stensen, as well as the most prominent leaders of the European Ryder Cup winning teams, such as Thomas Bjorn and Colin Montgomery, and Spanish Ryder Cup stars Miguel Angel Jimenez and Rafa Cabrera Bello, like About Scottish star Stephen Gallacher, the only player to manage to win the title for two seasons in a row.

The tournament is an exceptional opportunity for rising star Sam Bennett, who has automatically qualified after winning first place on the PGA Collegiate Tour as ranked by Velocity Global.

Simon Corkill, executive director of the Dubai Desert Classic, said that this year the tournament attracts some of the most prominent golfers in the world, and we look forward to hosting the highly anticipated event on a world-class international course and witnessed exceptional leagues in this year’s edition.
He added, “There is no doubt that the free attendance of the public at the tournament competitions adds a great atmosphere to the event that matches the prestigious position of the Rolex Series of Championships within the DB World Tour. ” This year’s edition offers many special shows for spectators inside and outside the stadium, as the championship village organizes a distinguished package of family-friendly entertainment. The tournament will also witness the launch of targeted initiatives, notably the “Pink Saturday”, which encourages players, assistants and the public to wear pink clothing to raise awareness about breast cancer in the UAE and abroad; and “Sustainability Sun” which highlights various sustainable and environmentally friendly initiatives.


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