The last time Jamie Elson teed it up in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Tiger Woods finished fifth. The 14-time major champion mightn’t be in the field this week – he’s shifting the needle at Torrey Pines – but Elson reckons the “Tiger effect” is arguably even stronger in the desert 14 years later.Continue Reading
Saoirse Lambe was at her home club of Beaverstown near Dublin recently when an email alert flashed up on her phone. The message contained within was scarcely believable – she’d won the competition to tee it up with Rory McIlroy and Niall Horan on the eve of the 29th OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic.
Much has been made of how the past two Omega Dubai Desert Classic champions kicked on to breakthrough major wins at the U.S. Masters. But for Sergio Garcia, the “rub of the green” streak is purely “coincidence”.Continue Reading
Pat Perez obviously intends on playing well in his Omega Dubai Desert Classic debut and will no doubt have a gaggle of golf’s assembled keyboard warriors, as well as his share of the Majlis galleries, willing him on.Continue Reading