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Jordan Spieth : World Number 1 player will make his UAE debut in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in January

12 November
Jordan Spieth : World Number 1 player will make his UAE debut in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf  Championship in January

Jordan Spieth, the current Masters and US Open champion, will make his Middle Eastern debut in January after he was confirmed on Wednesday for the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

The current world Number One heads a field that includes four of the top seven players in the world rankings, with Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson having also been secured for the January 21-24 event.

“I am looking forward to coming to Abu Dhabi, especially after Rickie told me about what a fantastic event it is,” said Spieth, 22. “I love to travel and see the world and I am excited to not only play in the event, but also checking out Abu Dhabi for the first time.”