The best current articles on the topic Golf on the Internet Golf 144 144 Logo Rory McIlroy says Dubai victory a ‘long shot’ despite finishing strongly again • World No2 salvages round three with six birdies on back nine• ‘Being seven back is a tall order,’ says McIlroyRory McIlroy admitted he was a “long shot” to retain his Dubai Desert Classic title despite a brilliant finish to his third round on Saturday.McIlroy began the day six shots off the lead and looked to have blown his chances of a third victory at Emirates Golf Club with a... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:34:53 GMT Michael Parkinson wades into Battle of Wentworth TV star has accused the Chinese owners of Wentworth of ignoring the golf club's traditions in pursuit of super-rich members as £100,000 joining fee row escalates Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:07:05 GMT Rory McIlroy at Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2016: Saturday Score and Reaction endured another topsy-turvy day at the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday, yet he managed to grind his way to a four-under 68 and move back into contention on eight under. The Northern Irishman cut a frustrated figure at the Emirates Golf Club in the early stages of his third round, with a double bogey capping off a rather loose opening nine holes. However, McIlroy surged up the leaderboard in... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:40:59 GMT Pavin Takes 1-Shot Lead Into Final Round on Champions Tour Corey Pavin birdied his last hole Saturday to shoot a 4-under 68 and take a one-shot lead over Tom Lehman into the final round of the Allianz Championship. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:30:42 GMT Ko, Jang Try to Take Their Duel the Distance in Florida Lydia Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday morning to share the lead with Ha Na Jang going into the afternoon final round at the Coates Golf Championship. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:39:47 GMT Willett Leads in Dubai as McIlroy Makes Late Charge Briton Danny Willett shot a sparkling third-round 65 to lead the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday and Rory McIlroy stayed in contention to retain his title with a late surge. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:36:28 GMT Willett Leads in Dubai After Third Round Danny Willett shot a second successive round of seven-under par 65 to enjoy a one-shot advantage on top of the Dubai Desert Classic leaderboard after the third round Saturday. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:06:40 GMT Lee Grabs Phoenix Open Lead, Mickelson Five Back New Zealand's Danny Lee used a hot start to grab his first 54-hole lead in a PGA Tour event at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Saturday while three-time winner Phil Mickelson vaulted into contention. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:18:38 GMT Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2016: Saturday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights Englishman Danny Willett surged to the top of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic leaderboard on Saturday, as he put together a stunning round of 65 to hold a one-shot lead over Rafa Cabrera-Bello. Willett’s near-flawless display took his total to 16 under for the tournament and in the ideal position to chalk up his fourth European Tour win. Moving Day truly lived up to its name at the Emirates Golf... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:14:06 GMT McIlroy: Victory a long shot Rory McIlroy admits his hopes of retaining his Dubai Desert Classic title are all-but over, despite a late run of birdies for the second day running. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:08:00 GMT