DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Danny Willett of England sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.
Fellow Englishman Andy Sullivan (68) and Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello (69) set the clubhouse pace for overnight leader Willett, who protected his slim advantage with a 3-under round of 69.
It was the fourth European Tour win for Willett, who finished on 19 under 269.
The two pre-tournament favorites — Rory McIlroy (65) and Henrik Stenson (66) — finished tied for sixth on 273.
Korea's Byeong Hun-An (65) and Spain's Alvaro Quiros (65) were in joint fourth place on 272.