Willett wins Dubai title on final hole

(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Danny Willett withstood the pressure and made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.

The 28-year-old Willett closed with 3-under par 69 at Emirates Golf Club to finish on a 19 under 269, one shot better than fellow Englishman Andy Sullivan (68) and Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello (69).

Both Sullivan and Cabrera-Bello had set the marker with birdies on the final hole to take the clubhouse lead. Willett was one-over par for his last four holes after a bogey on the 14th.


Money Leaders: European
Rank Player Earnings
1 H.Stenson €945,502
2 B.Grace €779,332
3 D.Willett €665,194
4 C.Wood €452,098
5 R.Cabrera-Bello €445,507
6 C.Schwartzel €388,168
7 A.Sullivan €359,200
8 B.An €347,755
9 T.Pieters €282,050
10 N.Holman €264,454
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