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Jan
26
2012
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Picture perfect: Karlsson had seven birdies on Thurdsday.

Abu Dhabi Golf Club has evolved into a golfing test every bit as imposing as its monumental clubhouse (I hear it doubles as the lair of a supervillain hell-bent, naturally, on world domination). A par-72 that clocks in at a frankly ridiculous 7,600 yards, it’s a layout that places its emphasis firmly on powerful, straight hitting.

Unsurprising, then, that the upper echelons of the first round leaderboard should be dominated – and dominated thoroughly – by class ball-strikers.

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Jan
23
2011
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Kaymer: One cool customer

Martin Kaymer may have done his best over the first three days of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship to drain all sense of tension and mystery from the final day’s proceedings, but make no mistake, what the German accomplished this week (and Sunday in particular) was nothing short of phenomenal.

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