McIlroy two off the pace in Dubai

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Rory Mc Ilroy is 2 off the lead after day one of the season ending DP World Championships in Dubai.

The Ulsterman who leads the race to Dubai is 4 under after a 68 while Marcus Fraser , Ian Poulter , Andy Sullivan and Martin Kaymer share a 1 shot clubhouse lead on 6 under .

Danny Willet who's just behind Mc Ilroy in the Race to Dubai standings also ended his day on 4 under.

Shane Lowry has had a poor start and is 3 over after a 75.

Mc Ilroy says he brought his good form in the warm up onto the course...