The Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club head pro is living the dream at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Justin Rose is on a roll, the hottest in golf. After 10 top-10s to end 2017, including wins at the Indonesian Masters, WGC-HSBC Championship and Turkish Airlines Open, you’re not alone in wondering how he could possibly keep the streak going?
Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood make up the predictably mouth-watering marquee group for the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Ryder Cup legend and two-time Masters champion José María Olazábal and eccentric American Bryson DeChambeau will join the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship’s “Magnificent Seven” in the chase for the famed Falcon trophy.
Justin Rose, the top-ranked played competing at the Asian Tour’s Indonesian Masters, made the best of trying situations at Royale Jakarta Golf Club, running away with the title on Sunday.
Al Ain teaching pro Tom Buchanan on qualifying for Abu Dhabi’s European Tour stop: ‘It’s just bonkers’
Don’t fret if you’ve never heard of the bloke who has just managed to tag himself on to the coattails of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship’s “Magnificent Seven” – Tom Buchanan can’t quite believe it either.
Charley Hoffman doesn’t have to worry about Tiger Woods at the Hero World Challenge. Woods is 10 strokes back with one round to go. His more immediate concern? Not blowing a big lead on Sunday.
As his stature has rocketed the past season, it’s rare for Justin Thomas to be upstaged on the marquee, particularly in his own pairing. But this is no ordinary pairing.
Rory McIlroy, Olympic medallists Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar, Race to Dubai champion Tommy Fleetwood and Ryder Cup hopeful Paul Casey will join world No.1 Dustin Johnson in a "magnificent seven" for the 2018 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
After all the drama on the course and the stressful wait in the scorers’ hut afterwards, after all the could haves and the should haves and maybes and impossible math, Tommy Fleetwood had done it and he felt, well, “quite strange”.
Justin Rose chalked it up as another tough “life lesson” and handled it like he had his U.S. Masters near miss in April, like the class act he is.