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Race To Dubai
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Dubai Desert Classic
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
NONE, United Arab Emirates 02 Mar 2000 - 05 Mar 2000
Final results of the 2001 Dubai Desert Classic
COCERES CAPTUREs SECOND TOUR TITLE
Jose Coceres bridged a six-year gap when he added the Dubai Desert Classic title to the Heineken Open Catalonia which he won in 1994 when he secured a two stroke victory over Paul McGinley and Patrik Sjoland at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club. The 36 year old from Buenos Aires, who was born into poverty but has emerged as one of Argentina’s strongest golfing exports, allowed himself the luxury of a double bogey six at the final hole and still had two strokes to spare over the field.
COCERES EXTENDS LEAD TO FIVE SHOTS IN DUBAI
Jose Coceres, who grew up in poverty in Argentina and often slept five to a bed with his brothers and sisters, will now take a five stroke lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club. The 36 year old from Buenos Aires shot a third round 68 for a total of 201, 15 under par, to lead by five shots from England’s Jamie Spence (69) and by six from another pair of English golfers in Lee Westwood and Russell Claydon.
Dubai - Round 4 Draw
Draw for Round 4 on Sunday March 5th.
Dubai - Round 3 Draw
Draw for Round 3 on Saturday, March 4th.
Coceres Tames the Shamal
José Coceres of Argentina tamed a 30-knot ‘Shamal’ – or desert sandstorm - to move into a four stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.The 36 year old from Buenos Aires fired a second round 69 in the teeth of the gale to open up a healthy advantage over England’s Jamie Spence on an 11 under par total of 133.
Dubai - Round 2 Draw
The draw for the 2nd Round of the Dubai Desert Classic
WESTWOOD AND COCERES SHARE LEAD IN DUBAI
Lee Westwood set a new course record of 64 then saw it equalled by Jose Coceres of Argentina within a matter of minutes in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club. Westwood, second behind stablemate David Howell last year, carded halves of 31 and 33 to intimate his intentions to match last week’s victory by his close friend, Darren Clarke. While the Irishman finished with a one under par 71, Westwood and Coceres took command at the top of the leaderboard.
Dubai - Round 1 Draw
Draw for Round 1 on Thursday, March 2nd
World-Class Field Gathers in Dubai
Darren Clarke, winner of the WGC - Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship, moves on to tee-up in the 11th edition of the Dubai Desert Classic at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club where Colin Montgomerie, winner of the Volvo Order of Merit for the past seven seasons, makes his first appearance this year in a strokeplay event.
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