29 Jan '12, 2pm

Tait: 'Rocky' shocks Tiger and the golf world

Tait: 'Rocky' shocks Tiger and the golf world

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – No wonder fans were loudly humming the theme from the movie "Rocky" at the conclusion of the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Golf journeyman Robert Rock had just taken down golf’s Apollo Creed. Against all the odds, Rock played Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky Balboa to Tiger Woods’ Apollo Creed and won by a majority decision in the 15th round. Rock closed with 2-under 70 to Woods’ even-par 72 to earn the victory and the first-place check of nearly $460,000. Photo Gallery Abu Dhabi Championship: Final round Check out images of Tiger Woods, champion Robert Rock and others at the 2012 Euro Tour HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship. Woods finished joint third, while Rory McIlroy sneaked in to finish second. You couldn’t have asked for more of a mismatch in the desert if you tried. Woods holds 14 major championships, and another 83 tournaments...

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