DUBAI, Jan 28 -- The afternoon pro-am of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic was cancelled at 14:20 following the tragic death of Ashok Bakshi, a founding Member and Past Captain of the Emirates Golf Club, who suffered a cardiac arrest while warming up for the pro-am on the driving range at the Emirat

DUBAI, Jan 28 -- A spellbinding portrait of the Dubai Desert Classic weaving together the rich tapestry of a tournament, fondly referred to as the "Major of the Middle East,' was released on Wednesday ahead of the 26th edition of the tournament that gets under way on Thursday.

DUBAI, Jan 27 - Martin Kaymer put a positive spin on things when discussing his weekend in Abu Dhabi earlier this month, insisting that his major blip when he squandered a 10-shot lead on the final day was one of the biggest learning experiences he has had on the golf course.