Dubai Desert Classic


 

The Dubai Desert Classic

 
The Dubai Desert Classic tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

The Dubai Desert Classic has been played annually as a European Tour event since 1989. It was the first European Tour event played in the Middle East. It has been played as the: Karl Litten Desert Classic (1989); Emirates Airlines Desert Classic (1990); Dubai Desert Classic (1992-2009); Omega Dubai Desert Classic (2010 - ).

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2019
Omega
DeChambeau, Bryson
Emirates GC
264 (-24)
US$541,660
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 24-27; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Matt Wallace (Eng) finished 7 shots behind DeChambeau (USA), who recorded his first European Tour win with a tournament record 24-under-par 264. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2018
Omega
Li, Haotong
Emirates GC
265 (-23)
US$500,000
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 25-28; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 1 shot behind Li (China), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2017
Omega
Garcia, Sergio
Emirates GC
269 (-19)
€410,224
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Garcia (Esp), who claimed his 12th European Tour title. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2016
Omega
Willett, Danny
Emirates GC
269 (-19)
€402,670
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Feb 4-7; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Andy Sullivan (Eng) and Rafa Cabrera-Bello (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Willett (Eng), who claimed his fourth European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2015
Omega
266 (-22)
€378,778
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 29-Feb 1; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Alex Norén (Swe) finished 3 shots behind McIlroy (N.Ire), who recorded his tenth European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2014
Omega
272 (-16)
€303,268
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 30-Feb 2; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Emiliano Grillo (Arg) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Gallacher (Scot). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2013
Omega
266 (-22)
€309,233
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (European Tr event). Second-placed Richard Sterne (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Gallacher (Scot), who recorded his second European Tour win, coming 9 years after the first. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2012
Omega
Cabrera-Bello, Rafael
270 (-18)
€315,532
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 9-12; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Stephen Gallacher (Scot) and Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Cabrera-Bello (Esp), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2011
Omega
Quiros, Alvaro
277 (-11)
€301,353
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 10-13; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Anders Hansen (Den) and James Kingston (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Quiros (Esp), who carded an eagle two at the par-4 2nd and a hole-in-one at the par-3 11th in the final round. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2010
Omega
277 (-11)
€296,500
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 4-7; Eurpn Tr event). Jiménez (Esp) beat Lee Westwood (Eng) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2009
x
269 (-19)
€323,514
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 29-Feb 1; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 19-year-old McIlroy (N.Ire), who recorded his first professional win and first European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2008
x
274 (-14)
€283,965
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 31-Feb 3; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Martin Kaymer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Woods (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2007
x
269 (-19)
€309,862
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 1-4; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Stenson (Swe), who resided locally in Dubai at the time. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2006
x
269 (-19)
€329,760
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). Woods (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2005
x
269 (-19)
€277,877
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 3-6; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Stephen Dodd (Wales) and Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Els (RSA), who clinched victory with an eagle at the final hole, a 547-yard par-5. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2004
x
271 (-17)
€268,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 4-7; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Paul McGinley (Ire) finished 1 shot behind O'Meara (USA), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. This was O'Meara's first victory after winning the 1998 Open Championship. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2003
x
Derksen, Robert-Jan
271 (-17)
€292,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 6-9; Eurpn Tr event). Defending champion Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Derksen (Neth), who recorded his first European Tour win with a final round 65 and a birdie at the last hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2002
x
272 (-16)
€273,335
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 7-10; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Niclas Fasth (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Els (RSA), who recorded his tenth European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2001
x
266 (-22)
€265,153
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 1-4; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) and Tiger Woods (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bjørn (Den). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2000
x
Coceres, Jose
Dubai Creek
274 (-14)
€230,823
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Paul McGinley (Ire) and Patrik Sjöland (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Cóceres (Arg), who claimed the second of his two European Tour wins. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1999
x
Howell, David
Dubai Creek
275 (-13)
€198,324
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 11-14; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Howell (Eng). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1998
x
269 (-19)
£130,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 26-Mar 1; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Steve Allan (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Olazábal (Esp). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1997
x
272 (-16)
£116,660
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 27-Mar 2; Eurpn Tr event). First-time European Tour winner Green (Aus) beat Greg Norman (Aus) and Ian Woosnam (Wales) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1996
x
270 (-18)
£108,330
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 14-17; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Montgomerie (Scot), who recorded his tenth European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1995
x
268 (-20)
£75,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 19-22; Eurpn Tr season-opener). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Couples (USA). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1994
x
268 (-20)
£75,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 27-30; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 6 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Els (RSA). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1993
x
Westner, Wayne
274 (-14)
£66,660
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 28-31; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Westner (RSA). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1992
x
272 (-16)
£58,330
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 6-9; Eurpn Tr event). Ballesteros (Esp) beat Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1991
x
(not played)
x
x
Dubai Desert Classic not played in 1991.
1990
Emirates Airlines
276 (-12)
£45,825
Played as the Emirates Airlines Desert Classic (Feb 22-25; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed David Feherty (N.Ire) finished 4 shots behind Darcy (Ire), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
1989
Karl Litten
277 (-11)
£41,660
Played as the inaugural Karl Litten Desert Classic (March 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). James (Eng) beat Peter O'Malley (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim his tenth European Tour win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
 

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