The finale of the DP World Tour takes place once again on the Earth Course, Jumeriah in Dubai and we have a crack field featuring world No.1 Rory McIlroy and fellow Top 10 players Jon Rahm and Matt Fitzpatrick.
Englishman who spends most of his time playing his trade on the PGA Tour. Has not been in the best of form but does save his best for the desert where he has won many titles. A good putting game is essential to success at Jumeriah and Hatton ranks 4th in Strokes Gained: Putting and 12th in Putting Average on the PGA Tour. Won the Abu Dhabi Championship in 2021, finished T-6 this year and finished 4th in the Dubai Desert Classic this season. Four Top 8 finishes from eight starts here.
Ryan Fox has had a truly remarkable season and it is continuing with another second at last week’s Nedbank Golf Challenge. He arguably has the best statistical profile of anyone this week. Length from the tee, a strong approach game and an ability to score are all essential to success here. Fox ranks Top 6 in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green, Driving Distance, GIR, Strokes Gained: Approach, Par 5 Scoring, Putting Average and Birdie or Better.
Rozner is a desert specialist whose two DP World Tour wins were both in the Middle East, claiming the 2020 Golf In Dubai Championship and the 2021 Qatar Masters. Ranks 3rd in GIR, 10th in Strokes Gained: Approach and 11th in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green. Finished Top 40 in both starts here.
Haotong Li has not shown a lot of form this season but he is more than capable on his day and he has a good desert record. A quality putter who ranks 4th in Strokes Gained: Putting and 9th in Putting Average while he ranks 17th in Par 5 Scoring. Three Top 30 finishes here from four starts.