Dubai, Rory McIlroy takes on again Jon Rahm



by ANDREA GUSSONI

Dubai, Rory McIlroy takes on again Jon Rahm
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The DP World Tour 2023 will draw to a close in Dubai with the highly anticipated DP World Tour Championship, which will take place from tomorrow until Sunday in the United Arab Emirates. This marks the fifth and final event of the Rolex Series, where the top 50 players in the merit order will compete for a total prize pool of $10,000,000, with a staggering $3,000,000 going to the winner.

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Moreover, this event will also serve as an opportunity to crown Rory McIlroy, the second-ranked golfer in the world, as the best player of the European circuit in 2023. The Northern Irishman is set to lift the Harry Vardon Trophy for the fifth time, and the second consecutive year, as the king of the Race to Dubai.

With 5,164 points in the rankings, he currently leads the pack by 2,083 points more than Jon Rahm, the third-ranked golfer in the world, who can no longer catch up with him. The championship winner will be awarded a modest 2,000 points, but the stakes couldn't be higher in this thrilling finale.

Defending his title in the upcoming competition will be none other than Rahm, who has triumphed in this event in both 2019 and 2017.

The field will feature a galaxy of golfing stars, including the likes of Englishmen Matt Fitzpatrick, who found success in both 2016 and 2020, Tyrrell Hatton, and Tommy Fleetwood – all regulars at the Ryder Cup. Also in attendance will be the Norwegian Viktor Hovland, the Dane Nicolai Hojgaard, the Scot Robert MacIntyre, the Austrian Sepp Straka, and the Irishman Shane Lowry.

After the US Open, Jon Rahm integrates the professional ranks which invalidate his qualification for the 2016 British Open. the two premier tours, and finally troisième, à four coups du vanqueur Billy Hurley III.

This performance allows you to qualify again for the British Open, the Quicken loans National failing starts of the qualifying tours. The 2nd finish at the omnium Canadian RBC, securing a special status of temporary member of the PGA Tour for the rest of the season.

The goal for the same occasion is to score points in many cases that are not members to score a card on the PGA circuit for the 2017 season. On January 29, 2017, the Farmers Insurance Open report includes a 60-foot putt for Eagle on the dernier trou.

Later in the week, you will announce that you will also be playing on the PGA5 European Tour. In March, the first round of the World Golf Championships in his career, the WGC-Mexico Championship in the 3rd finish, then the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, the match-play tour in the 2nd finish, batting in the final for the world number 1, America's Dustin Johnson.

The report is the second title of the year, and the premier on the European tour, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open with 6 coups d'advances sur les deuxièmes.

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