Li Haotong pips Rory McIlroy at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

David Cooper - Writer 16:56 28/01/2018
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Rory McIlroy was denied at the final hole as Li Haotong sprung a surprise at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic with a record 23-under par victory.

Li, the world No60, had only one once on the European Tour before – in 2016 at the Volvo China Open – but maintained his cool at Emirates Golf Club with a final round of 69.

McIlroy was again impressive over four days in Dubai after making his comeback in Abu Dhabi last week, but could only match Li’s round – including a birdie on the final hole – to finish one stroke behind the Chinese.

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