Quiros Turns Up Aces

2011 Dubai Desert Classic Results Alvaro Quiros

DUBAI, UAE (TheSpread) – The big names fell behind while Alvaro Quiros made the biggest shots of his career, as he won the 2011 Omega Dubai Desert Classic by one shot.

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While names like Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood, and Rory McIlroy each shot even par or worse in Sunday’s final round, Quiros shot a 4-under 68 thanks to a hole-in-one and an eagle in his round. Quiros finished the tournament at -11, one shot ahead of James Kingston and Anders Hansen.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com, Quiros had 8/1 odds to win so a $100 wager on Quiros will pay out an additional $800.

Kingston and Hansen each finished -10 for the tournament. Kingston shot a 67 on Sunday while Hansen shot a 70.

McIlroy led after the first two rounds, but shot a 2-over 74 on Sunday and finished tied for 10th with Westwood, who shot an even-par 72 for his final round. Woods struggled all day Sunday, shooting a 3-over 75 to finish the tournament at -4, which put him in 20th place.

2011 Omega Dubai Desert Classic Top 9 Results

1 Alvaro Quiros -11 (277)

T2 James Kingston -10 (278)

T2 Anders Hansen -10 (278)

T4 Scott Strange -9 (279)

T4 Jean-Baptiste Gonnet -9 (279)

T4 Alvaro Velasco -9 (279)

T7 Fredrik Andersson Hed -8 (280)

T7 Thomas Aiken -8 (280)

9 Peter Hanson -7 (281)

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