Dubai Desert Classic
Dubai Desert Classic
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 

  
 Dates: Thursday, March 6th through Sunday, March 9th
 Site: Emirates Golf Club (Majlis course), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 Course Architect: Karl Litten (1987)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,185
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 458 Yds   10 - Par 5 549 Yds
               2 - Par 4 351 Yds   11 - Par 3 169 Yds
               3 - Par 5 530 Yds   12 - Par 4 467 Yds
               4 - Par 3 188 Yds   13 - Par 5 550 Yds
               5 - Par 4 436 Yds   14 - Par 4 434 Yds
               6 - Par 4 475 Yds   15 - Par 3 180 Yds
               7 - Par 3 178 Yds   16 - Par 4 425 Yds
               8 - Par 4 434 Yds   17 - Par 4 351 Yds
               9 - Par 4 463 Yds   18 - Par 5 547 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,513 Yds         37 3,672 Yds
 
 Annual: 14th
 Defending champion: Ernie Els
 Runner-Up: Niclas Fasth
 Tournament Record: 266 (Thomas Bjorn, 2001)
 54-Hole Record: 196 (Tiger Woods, 2001)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Tiger Woods, 2001)
 Course Record: 61 (Ernie Els, 1994)
 Total Purse: $1,888,627  (1,200,000 pounds)
 Share: 1st Place - $314,771; 2nd Place - 209,838; 3rd Place - 118,225
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Ernie Els              272              Gary Evans              281
 Niclas Fasth           276              Andrew Oldcorn          282
 Carl Pettersson        277              Mathias Gronberg        282
 Brian Davis            279              Darren Clarke           282
 Charlie Wi             281              Bradley Dredge          282
                                         Simon Dyson             282
 
                        Past Dubai Desert Classic Winners
                        ---------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Ernie Els (272) -- Niclas Fasth
 2001  Thomas Bjorn (266) -- Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington
 2000  Jose Coceres (274) -- Patrik Sjoland, Paul McGinley
 1999  David Howell (275) -- Lee Westwood
 1998  Jose Maria Olazabal (269) -- Stephen Allan
 1997  *Richard Green (272) -- Greg Norman, Ian Woosnam
 1996  Colin Montgomerie (270) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez
 1995  Fred Couples (268) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1994  Ernie Els (268) -- Greg Norman
 1993  Wayne Westner (274) -- Retief Goosen
 1992  *Seve Ballesteros (272) -- Ronan Rafferty
 1991  Not Held
 1990  Eamonn Darcy (276) -- David Feherty
 1989  *Mark James (277) -- Peter O'Malley
 
 * - won in playoff.
 
 

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