The inaugural Golf in Dubai Championship is shaping up to be a big-name lure. Westwood, Willett and Kaymer confirmed for event ahead of Race to Dubai finale.
Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai
02 December 2020, 12:00 AM
05 December 2020, 12:00 AM
Big names have lined up for the inaugural Golf in Dubai Championship on the Fire Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Two-time Race to Dubai winner and reigning Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title holder Lee Westwood will be joined by Major champions Martin Kaymer and Danny Willett in a strong international field.
The new event, presented by DP World and to be played on the Fire Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on December 2 to 5. The event will serves as a prelude to the season-ending DP World Championship. The European tour culminates in Dubai with DP World Tour Championship, where the winner is crowned champion.
Players on the European Tour play throughout the year and accumulate points for Race to Dubai. The winner at the end of the season takes away a whopping $3 million.
Westwood, Kaymer and Willett will be joined in the field by fellow Rolex Series winners including Aaron Rai of England, Austrian Bernd Wiesberger and Spain’s Rafa Cabrera Bello, as well as a host of stars who are looking to add to previous wins in Dubai.
The field will also include a number of winners on the 2020 Race to Dubai, including rising Danish star Rasmus Hojgaard, American John Catlin and young Englishman Sam Horsfield — all of whom have two titles to their name this season — Spanish pair Jorge Campillo and Adrian Otaegui, Finland’s Sami Valimaki, Italian Renato Paratore and 2019 Rookie of the Year Robert MacIntyre.