Dubai Golf News. Edoardo Molinari e Matteo Manassero deludono all’Omega Dubai Desert Classic ed escono dal torneo.


Fratello maggiore di Francesco Molinari (anch’egli golfista), Edoardo Molinari (Torino, 11 febbraio 1981) è un golfista italiano con una brillante carriera amatoriale, e diversi campionati nazionali vinti.

Matteo Manassero (Negrar, 19 aprile 1993) è passato professionista nel maggio del 2010. A soli sei mesi dal passaggio a pro, il 24 ottobre 2010, Matteo Manassero vince il torneo di golf “Castello Masters” in Spagna diventando a 17 anni sei mesi e cinque giorni il piu’ giovane vincitore di una prova dell’European Tour, superando il neozelandese Danny Lee, che nel febbraio 2009 vinse il Johnnie Walker Classic a Perth, in Australia.

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High noon showdown for big guns as Dubai world Golf Championship gets underway


Dubai (UAE): The 2010 Dubai World Championship presented by DP World gets underway at the Earth course, Jumeirah Golf Estates today (Thursday) with the pairing of Race to Dubai leader Martin Kaymer and his nearest challenger Graeme McDowell the pick of the two-balls.

The top 60 players in The Race to Dubai will tackle the Greg Norman-designed course in 30 pairings with South Africa’s Thomas Aiken and Soren Hansen of Denmark the first group out at 7.30am.

But it’s the 12.30pm showdown between Kaymer from Germany and Northern Ireland’s McDowell that will catch the public eye as the only two men capable of winning the Race and becoming the new European Number One face a fascinating personal duel as the last pair out.

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Kaymer Looking To Mark A Perfect Year At Dubai Golf World Championship


Dubai (UAE): Race to Dubai leader and USPGA Champion Martin Kaymer will go into the final round of the Race to Dubai tomorrow (Thursday) just four days away from what would be his perfect year.

The 25 year-old German currently leads the Race to Dubai from Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell. And with a Major title and the Ryder Cup under his belt, Kaymer is just one step away from his career dream.

“When I turned pro, I had three goals,” he said after playing in the Rolex Pro Am over the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates yesterday (Tuesday). “The first was to win a Major. The second was to win the Ryder Cup and the third was to be European Number One.

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Harrington Steers BMW To Victory In Dubai Golf World Championship Pro-Am


Dubai (UAE): Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington steered his BMW 3 team of Tom Barry, Mike Tracey and Mike Sim to victory yesterday (Tuesday) in the Rolex Pro Am, curtain raiser to the 2010 Dubai World Championship presented by DP World.

Ryder Cup hero Harrington, who currently lies 18th in The Race to Dubai, proved to be in top form in a 28-team event, which saw stars such as Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen give their amateur partners a day to remember over the championship course.

The Irishman and his amateur partners combined to shoot a winning score of nineteen under par, three shots ahead of runner-up Francesco Molinari and his playing partners Ramesh Prabhakar, Moshe Kohli and Sandeep Singh in the BMW 2 team who took second place on a count-back from Ian Poulter’s Emirates 3 team of Bob Atkins, Peter Jackson and Mathew Warren on sixteen-under.

“Padraig was wonderful to play with,” said amateur partner Tom Barry. “Whenever one of us had a chance to score, he would spend time reading the putts and helping us get the best score we could. He was a real team player.”


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Dubai Golf World Championship: GREATEST SHOW ON ‘EARTH’ PLANNED



– Four Days of Family Entertainment at Jumeirah Golf Estates –

Dubai (UAE): While World Number One Lee Westwood and the cream of The European Tour will battle it out for the richest prize of the year, spectators at next week’s Dubai World Championship presented by DP World are in for a four-day feast of sporting and social attractions.

Organisers have confirmed a wealth of both entertainment and dining options to ensure spectators have a variety of off-course attractions as the Tour’s top 60 players go head-to-head in the $7.5 million tournament.

As well as golfing lessons, trick shot demonstrations, children’s golf and live musical entertainment, a wide selection of F&B outlets around the Greg Norman-designed course will offer everything from snacks and soft drinks to fish and chips and full meals.

“This is the grand finale of the golfing calendar and a celebration of what has been an historic year for the European Tour with three Major winners and a victory for Europe in The Ryder Cup,” said Dubai World Championship director Colin Smith.

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Dubai Golf World Championship: TNT has signed up as a partner to the $7.5 million tournament



Dubai (UAE): As The Race to Dubai gathers pace towards the grand finale at the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World, the event’s Official Courier is on course to deliver on its commitment to golf in the UAE.

A strong supporter of the sport in the emirates, TNT has signed up as a partner to the $7.5 million tournament in a move which completes the company’s position at various levels of UAE golf.

“TNT’s support of the sport in the UAE is well established,” said Bryan Moulds, Managing Director – TNT Middle East. “For a number of years we’ve been involved at grass roots level by running an Order of Merit tournament for amateurs, while we also have a close cooperation with the UAE PGA where we sponsor events for UAE pros.

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Dubai Golf World Championship: McDowell Looking To Pounce As ‘The Race’ Hots Up


Dubai (UAE): Graeme McDowell will look to steal a march on Martin Kaymer in The Race to Dubai this week as The 2010 European Tour International Schedule moves closer to its thrilling conclusion.

The Northern Irishman travels to the UBS Hong Kong Open for his fourth tournament appearance in a row and will be keen to eat into the German’s advantage at the top with Kaymer having decided to take the penultimate week off to prepare for the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World at the Earth course, Jumeirah Golf Estates from November 25-28.

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Dubai Golf World Championship: UAE students to get golfing education


Dubai (UAE): Children studying at schools operated by local education provider Taaleem will have the chance of improving their golfing knowledge courtesy of the organisers of the forthcoming Dubai World Championship presented by DP World.

The $7.5 million tournament, to be staged at the Earth course, Jumeirah Golf Estates from November 25-28, has issued free season tickets to Taaleem schools – such as Uptown High, Jumeirah Baccalaureate and Raha International – to distribute among the multi-national 4,000 students and their parents as part of the celebrations around the final tournament in the 2010 Race to Dubai.

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Dubai set for the greatest Show on Earth

– Second Race To Dubai Set For Thrilling Finale As Stars Target No.1 Spot on European Tour –

After a season that has seen 48 tournaments in 26 destinations, the second Race to Dubai will reach a fitting climax this month (November) with the staging of the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World over the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Following the massive success of the inaugural event 12 months ago, around 60,000 spectators are expected to take advantage of the free ticket offer ( and head down to the Earth course for the ultimate golfing celebration as Europe’s 60 best players battle it out for a share of a staggering $7.5 million in prize money as well as the right to be called the Number One player on The European Tour.

From November 25-28, Jumeirah Golf Estates will host a ‘Who’s Who’ of golf as names like Westwood, McDowell, McIlroy, Kaymer, Poulter and Harrington tee it up one more time at an event that has redefined the European game. And if anyone doubts that, look no further than the man who is arguably the best in the world…

“If you ever wanted a tournament to burst on to the scene, the 2009 Dubai World Championship was probably as good as it gets,” said Lee Westwood after storming to victory in both the Dubai World Championship and The Race to Dubai in 2009. “I think Dubai, the golf course and The European Tour came out of it looking fantastic. I think it’s a great effort for golf in this region and a great advert for golf on The European Tour.”

For Westwood, the 2009 season finally saw him back at the top during what has been a yo-yo career.

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