Danny Willett of England tees off on the 1st hole during 3rd round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Kamran Jebreili
February 07, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Danny Willett of England sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.

Fellow Englishman Andy Sullivan (68) and Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello (69) set the clubhouse pace for overnight leader Willett, who protected his slim advantage with a 3-under round of 69.

It was the fourth European Tour win for Willett, who finished on 19 under 269.

The two pre-tournament favorites - Rory McIlroy (65) and Henrik Stenson (66) - finished tied for sixth on 273.

Korea's Byeong Hun-An (65) and Spain's Alvaro Quiros (65) were in joint fourth place on 272.

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)