Li Haotong produced a late burst of scoring to hold off the challenge of Rory McIlroy and win his second European Tour title after a thrilling final-day battle at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
The Omega Dubai Desert Classic was set for a dramatic finish with Rory McIlroy and Li Haotong inseparable heading into the back nine at Emirates Golf Club.
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Rory McIlroy was proud of his battling performance after a back nine of 32 on Saturday put him right in the mix to claim a third title at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Li Haotong will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic but he will have two-time winner Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck at Emirates Golf Club.