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Tiger & Rory in Abu Dhabi Showdown

By Off22
October 18 2012

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods will head an impressive field at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, running January 17-20 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.   Organisers have launched a series of visitor packages which are now available via Golf In Abu Dhabi -


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McIlroy, the current world number one, and Woods, a 14-time Major winner, will lead the battle for Abu Dhabi's Falcon Trophy and a share of the event's USD2.7m purse.

HSBC global head of sponsorship and events, Giles Morgan, said, "Next year marks our tenth anniversary as a major international sponsor of golf and this is a great way to kick off a landmark year for us."

One of the family-friendly tournament's key off-course attractions, the Championship Village, will offer a range of activities, attractions, prizes, games, competitions and live performances to complement the National Course action.

Championship tickets are priced at AED50 (USD13.3) for a daily pass and AED150 (USD 40) for a four-day pass.

HSBC customers can redeem exclusive ticket offers by presenting their cards at the entry gate during tournament week.

Tickets are available via the event's official website as well as online at

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