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McIlroy Shoots 64 In Dubai

Shane Lowry back on one over

Rory McIlroy has opened with an eight-under-par opening round 64 at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship. 

It leaves the world number two just one shot behind the clubhouse leader Mike Lorenzo Vera. 

Clara's Open champion Shane Lowry has signed for a one-over round of 73 and has ground to make up on his Race to Dubai rivals. 

Jon Rahm closed six-under-par, Tommy Fleetwood five-under and Order of Merit leader Bernd Wiesberger two-under. 

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