29 Jan '12, 9pm

Rock denies Tiger, Rory in Abu Dhabi:

Rock denies Tiger, Rory in Abu Dhabi:

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Unheralded Englishman Robert Rock seemed to be headed for a time warp Sunday against Tiger Woods, who showed signs of returning to top form in the first three rounds of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Instead, it was a Rocky horror show for Tiger. Rock went head-to-head with his hero in the final round and held his nerves and swing together to post 70 for a 13-under total, one shot clear of Rory McIlroy and two ahead of Woods, Thomas Bjorn and Graeme McDowell. Rock, a 34-year-old former driving range pro who began the week as the world’s 117th best golfer, offered further proof that Woods’s aura is not what it used to be. Rock had only one victory (2011 Italian Open) in his previous 905 events, and this modest everyman with a solid swing won $450,000 for his efforts. As for the red-shirted former Superman, his comeback suffered a se...

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