Scotland’s Gallacher Wins Golf’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher scored a final-round 71, 1-under par, to win golf’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic by three shots.

Gallacher, who had an eagle two on the par-four 16th hole, finished on 22-under par, ahead of South Africa’s Richard Sterne in second. Felipe Aguilar of Chile and Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen were joint third on 17-under.

It was Gallacher’s second European Tour victory, the first coming in the 2004 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He picked up a prize of about 310,000 euros ($424,000) today.

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