Tommy Fleetwood is the newest star identify to announce his return to the Omega Dubai Desert Basic the place he will probably be joined by Main champions Sergio Garcia, Louis Oosthuizen and Danny Willett at Emirates Golf Membership from 23-26 January.
The quartet be a part of an already all-star forged, together with defending champion Bryson DeChambeau, former winners Rafa Cabrera Bello and Henrik Stenson, along with a number of European Tour victors Matt Fitzpatrick, Ian Poulter, Matt Wallace and Lee Westwood.
Fleetwood will arrive in Dubai trying to enhance on a tie for sixth final yr and, doubtlessly, observe within the footsteps of Willett (2016) and Garcia (2017) who, just some months on from their respective victories over the Majlis Course, went on to say maiden Main titles at The Masters.
No stranger to success in Dubai, Fleetwood was topped European Tour primary on the ultimate occasion of the 2017 season – the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates. He’ll subsequently be one of many favourites to carry the Dallah Trophy when the world-class subject assembles subsequent yr.
“I am delighted to be playing in the 2020 Omega Dubai Desert Classic,” stated Fleetwood, presently ranked 15th on the earth. “I love playing in Dubai and this event is among my favourite weeks of the year. I hope in 2020 I can add my name to the amazing calibre of previous champions.”
Fleetwood will probably be joined by compatriot Willett, sizzling off a resurgence that has seen the Englishman declare two of the European Tour’s greatest titles over the previous 12 months.
Not solely did he take high spot on the DP World Tour Championship final yr to announce a dramatic return to kind, he has since gone on to say a dominant BMW PGA Championship victory at Wentworth final month.
Having so impressively re-established himself as probably the most gifted gamers within the sport, Willett will little doubt arrive in assured temper when he tees it up in Dubai searching for a 3rd profession title within the metropolis.

As a former conqueror of the #RaceToDubai, the world can have a watchful eye on @TommyFleetwood1 at this years #ODDC at @EmiratesGC as he chases down one other Tour victory #MadeForGreatness— OMEGA Golf Dubai (@OMEGAGolfDubai) October 16, 2019

“My victory at this event has a very special place in my heart,” stated the 32-year-old Willett. “Not only was it a fantastic springboard to what followed at Augusta a few months later, it was a title I had always wanted to win. Having watched so many star names do battle over the past 30 years, it was an honour to add my name to a list of such iconic champions.”
Willett will probably be joined by 16-time European Tour winner Sergio Garcia, who succeeded the Englishman as each Dubai Desert Basic and Masters Match champion two years in the past.
The Spaniard fired 4 rounds within the 60s en path to a three-shot victory over Sweden’s Henrik Stenson two years in the past, utilizing it as a springboard to Main success.
Louis Oosthuizen rounds out the newest 4 gamers to decide to teeing it up subsequent January at Emirates Golf Membership, because the 2010 Open Champion seems to be for a 10th European Tour title and his first in Dubai.
South African golfers have a wealthy pedigree within the Dubai Desert Basic, with 4 victories – three of which have been claimed by Ernie Els, the opposite by Wayne Westner – and it might not be a shock if Oosthuizen have been so as to add his identify to that listing.
With the four-day occasion set to be larger and higher than ever, providing an enhanced hospitality expertise, modern meals and beverage provides and a rejuvenated children’ zone, along with a really world-class subject, that is the right time to guide a each day or season ticket with costs ranging from AED75.
The inaugural Dubai Desert Basic was performed in 1989 and gained by England’s Mark James. Since then, the roll of honour has boasted a few of the greatest names in golf over the previous 30 years, together with the likes of Seve Ballesteros, Fred {Couples}, Rory McIlroy, Colin Montgomerie and Tiger Woods.


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