Posted November 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Even after wrapping up the European Tour money title, top-ranked Rory McIlroy still has plenty to play for when he tees off Thursday at the season-ending Dubai World Championship. The two-time major winner says a victory in the $8 million tournament will allow him to go out on a high and overtake Tiger Woods as the all-time leading money earner in a single season. Woods amassed a combined PGA and European Tour earnings of $11,557,729 in 2007. A victory for McIlroy would put him $395,857 ahead of Woods. McIlroy clinched the Order of Merit money title after finishing third at the Singapore Open, becoming the second golfer after Luke Donald to win the U.S. and European money titles in the same season.
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