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Rory McIlroy in scorching form in Dubai

World number one Rory McIlroy’s peerless power and precision has put him in pole position at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

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Rory McIlroy: Shooting a 66 comes a lot easier for me these days

It is a mark of how far his come in six short years when World No. 1 Rory McIlroy says he now expects to shoot a score of 66 as he did on the first day of the Dubai Desert Classic.

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Dubai favourite McIlroy hoping to bowl them over in the desert again

Dubai’s Majlis Course holds happy memories for 25-year-old Rory McIlroy and the Irishman is hoping to add to them this weekend.

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Tiger Woods ready to get his teeth into Scottsdale

Tiger Woods has opened up on the chip he didn’t want to make — the one to his tooth after getting walloped by a cameraman.

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Simon Lewis: Inside Golf

McIlroy turns to dad for masterclass

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McIlroy still winless in Dubai

World number one Rory McIlroy remains winless in the UAE capital after finishing six shots adrift of South African Darren Fichardt in the one-day Abu Dhabi Invitational Pro-Am at Yas Island Links.

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Marc Warren

Red-hot Marc Warren on charge in Qatar

Scotland’s Marc Warren was one of four players to claim a share of the lead heading into today’s final day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

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Lawrie ready to enjoy the weekend after six-birdie haul at Doha

There was no hiding Peter Lawrie’s delight after moving inside the top-10 on day two of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in Doha.

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Dustin Johnson denies having drug problem, but admits heavy drinking

American Dustin Johnson denies he has had a drug problem but admits "drinking to excess" was an issue he had to address.

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How to improve your golf game in 15 steps

Simon Lewis urges you to forget the excuses and get golfing this year.

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Gary Stal joy as Martin Kaymer slides

Martin Kaymer admitted to being shocked after he snatched defeat from the jaws of victory to hand world number 357 Gary Stal the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship title yesterday.

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Robert Allenby recovering after kidnap

Australian Golfer Robert Allenby feels lucky to be alive after he was kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Honolulu on Friday night before being dumped about 10km away from the abduction site.

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