Rory McIlroy plays a ball on the 2nd hole during the first round of the DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Nov. 22, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Rory McIlroy plays a ball on the 2nd hole during the first round of the DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Nov. 22, 2012. (Associated Press)