Rory McIlroy Wins Race to Dubai, Adam Scott Aims for Revenge

Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy is assured of finishing top golfer in Europe for the second time in three years, despite skipping both lucrative "Final Series" events in Shanghai over the past two weeks.

Updated: November 10, 2014 12:36 IST
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Rory McIlroy admires his British Open Trophy.
File photo: Rory McIlroy admires his British Open 2014 trophy.


Shanghai: Adam Scott has called on Australian Open organisers to let him go head-to-head against Rory McIlroy, who secured the European Tour's Race to Dubai title Sunday without swinging a club.

Second-ranked Scott finished tied 12th in the HSBC-WGC Champions in Shanghai on Sunday, and said after that he would love to be paired with McIlroy in Sydney for at least the first two days of the event, which begins on November 27. (Also read: SSP Chowrasia wins Panasonic Open golf)

Masters champion Scott had led McIlroy by a shot going down the final fairway in the 2013 Australian Open, but stunned his fervent home fans at Royal Sydney by missing the green with his second shot and making a bogey, while McIlroy stroked home a 15-foot putt for a birdie and victory.

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