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Top golfers from around the world will be coming to the capital once again next year.

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The returning HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship presented by EGA has unveiled seven stellar names for the next edition of the annual tournament.

Players that have already booked a date with the capital include Paul Casey, Matt Kuchar, Justin Rose and world number one Dustin Johnson, with dozens more names still to be added to the bill.

Also returning is reigning champion Tommy Fleetwood, who started a superb season in the sport by taking home the Falcon trophy at Abu Dhabi Golf Club last January.

The Englishman will have stiff competition from Irish superstar Rory McIlroy, who will be looking win the illustrious tournament for the very first time.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 20: Henrik Stenson of Sweden tees off on the 3rd hole during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 20, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Capping off the announcement, the Iceman Henrik Stenson, who has never missed a championship and has played in all 12 previous editions, will also be returning and hoping to make it lucky number 13.

The tournament, held at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, will take place from 18th to 21st January.

For more information, visit: abudhabigolfchampionship.com

 

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