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By Stephanie Wei under European Tour

Pardon the absence and the late take, but caught a bad virus a few days ago and I’ve been laid up — the only positive part of all this is that I have been unable to follow the ongoing national (and global) reality horror show since Wednesday. (So I might as well just blame my illness on our almighty leader President Trump.)

But I digress: Tiger Woods shot a five-over 77 in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic. He made five bogeys and zero birdies at Emirates GC, and most disturbingly, he appeared to be in agony throughout this effort on Thursday.

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By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour
Good playing, bro
Rory McIlroy fired a nine-under 63 in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic to take an early two-shot lead. McIlroy put on a clinic with his flawless round, carding an eagle and seven birdies. He was fueled by confidence off the tee with his driver (last fall, he switched to the VR_S Covert 2.0) — which, interesting enough, was the core of his struggles a year ago.

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