McIlroy won the second round of the DP World Tour (formerly European Tour) Hero Dubai Desert Classic (total prize money of $9 million) held at the Emirates Golf Club (par 72, 7428 yards) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the 28th (local time). With under par, he was tied for 7th place (8 under par, 136 strokes). The event was postponed by one day due to bad weather, so the winner will be decided on the 30th. 메이저놀이터
McIlroy tied 1 eagle, 1 birdie and 1 bogey. After the birdie on the 3rd hole, he committed a bogey on the 10th hole and caught an eagle on the 13th hole (above par 5). He fueled an exciting 321-yard average. It is two strokes away from the joint lead, and it is a position where you can aim for a reversal. McIlroy, who has accumulated 23 wins including 4 majors on the PGA Tour, has also won a total of 14 wins on the DP World Tour.
Thomas Peters (Belgium) and Richard Bland (England) tied for the lead (10 under par, 134 strokes), and Marcus Kinhult (Sweden) tied for fourth place (9 under par, 135 strokes). ‘LIV Golf Member’ Patrick Reed (USA), who had a war of nerves with McIlroy before the tournament, joined Ian Poulter (England) in a tie for 7th place. Tommy Fleetwood (England) and Lee Min-woo (Australia) tied for 22nd (6 under par, 138 strokes), and Victor Perez (France), who won the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi last week, and Wang Jeong-hun tied for 30th (5 under par, 139 strokes).