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Luke Donald of England hits a shot onto the 17th green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Luke Donald of England hits a shot onto the 17th green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Luke Donald of England hits a shot onto the 17th green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Luke Donald (R) of England watches his shot from the second tee with Francesco Molinari of Italy during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Luke Donald (R) of England watches his shot from the second tee with Francesco Molinari of Italy during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Luke Donald (R) of England watches his shot from the second tee with Francesco Molinari of Italy during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits out of a bunker at the second green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits out of a bunker at the second green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits out of a bunker at the second green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the fifth hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the fifth hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the fifth hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his shot at the third green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his shot at the third green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his shot at the third green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot at the third hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot from the third tee during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot from the third tee during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his shot from the third tee during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his second shot at the second hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his second shot at the second hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his second shot at the second hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
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