Posted January 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods can all make legitimate claims to being the world's top golfer and all three will get a chance to prove it when they lock horns at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship this week. The star-studded field for the tournament beginning Thursday features 12 major winners and nearly 100 European Tour winners. It is a field more akin to a major than an early season event, and the world's top players said the quality of competition will allow them to quickly gauge their game after the brief offseason. Many welcomed a resurgent Woods into the fold, after he showed signs of his old self by ending the two-year victory drought with a win at the Chevron World Challenge.
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