Uphill battle for Campbell in Dubai

FRED WOODCOCK
Last updated 07:48 01/02/2013

Relevant offers

Golf

Tim Wilkinson putts himself into early contention at Quail Hollow PGA Tour leaderboard - Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club Australian golfer Marc Leishman withdraws from Rio Olympics over Zika virus Jordan Spieth refreshed, ready to return after Masters meltdown Brian Stuard wins playoff to claim victory at the New Orleans Open Danny Lee midpack as rain contiues to plague PGA Tour event in New Orleans Tiger Woods draws closer to a return to top-flight tournament golf Danny Lee five off the lead at rain-hit Louisiana PGA golf tournament Atlanta Hawks finally find way to eliminate Boston Celtics PGA Tour: New Orleans Open leaderboard

Michael Campbell will have to go low tomorrow if he is to make his third consecutive cut in his strong start to the European Tour golf season.

The New Zealander is well off the pace after the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic, having signed for a one over par 73, which included two bogeys and a lone birdie, to be in a share of 101st.

Scoring was generally hot at the Emirates Golf Club with 42 players shooting four-under 68s or better.

South African Richard Sterne holds a one-shot lead over Scotland's Stephen Gallacher after opening with 10 birdies and no bogeys in a 10-under 62.

Campbell had top-20 finishes in his first two events of the season, in Abu Dhabi and Qatar. 

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

If she is able to, when do you expect Lydia Ko to win her first major?

Next year, she's so close

She's still working towards it, within three years

It may be longer than we think, within five years

The expectation might be too much, maybe never

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content