DP World Tour Championship LIVE: Tee times, field and how to follow as Jon Rahm eyes history against Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland
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DP World Tour Championship LIVE: Tee times, field and how to follow as Jon Rahm eyes history against Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland

Nov 14, 2023

Jon Rahm will be out to make history among a star-studded field at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai this week.

The World No.3 has the chance to win the event for a record fourth time following his impressive victory in 2022.

Rahm has achieved plenty of success in Dubai

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Rahm has achieved plenty of success in DubaiCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Rahm held off challengers Rory McIlroy, Tyrell Hatton and Alex Noren to get his hands on the title last season.

He returns as champion once again as the Spaniard headlines a top-class line-up that includes a variety of the world’s best players.

DP World Tour Championship: Date and how to follow 

The DP World Tour Championship will get underway on Thursday, November 16. 

Play will last for four days with the final round scheduled on Sunday, November 19. 

The event is set to take place on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai.

The course is a par 72 measuring a maximum of 7,675 yards and includes the iconic par 5 18th.

The UAE is four hours ahead of the UK, meaning the action will be played in the mid-morning in the UK. 

Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Main Event will broadcast all of the action with coverage beginning at 5am UK time each day. 

You can also keep up with the latest across the talkSPORT network. 

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DP World Tour Championship: Field and tee times

There will be a total of 50 players competing at the DP World Tour Championship. 

A whole host of the world’s best will be vying to get their hands on the trophy. 

Reigning champion Rahm headlines the line-up while McIlroy is aiming to win his third title in Dubai.

World No.4 Viktor Hovland will also be featuring alongside his Ryder Cup-winning Team Europe colleagues. 

Hatton, Matt Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood, Nicolaj Hojgaard, Shane Lowry, Robert MacIntyre and Sepp Straka are all looking to back up their success in October. 

Groupings and tee times will be confirmed on Tuesday while the full field can be found here

McIlroy will be aiming to beat Rahm to the title this time around

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McIlroy will be aiming to beat Rahm to the title this time aroundCredit: Getty

DP World Tour Championship: What has been said? 

Three-time DP World Tour Championship winner Rahm is looking forward to returning to the UAE. 

He said: “It’s no surprise I love coming back to Dubai and to this golf course for the DP World Tour Championship. 

“To win here three times, it means a lot to me, and it’s always an honour to defend any title you have put your name to.

“It’s going to be a fantastic week. The vibe in Dubai is great, the field is world-class, and the fans get behind the players. 

“So I am looking forward to the challenge and hopefully I can give them something to cheer about come Sunday afternoon.”


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