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Rory McIlroy scoops Race to Dubai title without hitting a ball

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Rory McIlroy will miss the two events in China

Rory McIlroy will miss the two events in China

Rory McIlroy will miss the two events in China

Rory McIlroy has won this year's Race to Dubai without hitting a ball after Jamie Donaldson could only manage a 24th place finish in the China Open in Shanghai.

McIlroy sat out the the final two events in the lucrative final series to concentrate on his up coming court case with his former management company after Christmas.

Scott has called on Australian Open organisers to let him go head-to-head against Rory McIlroy for the final two days of the event which starts on November 27.

McIlroy beat Scott to first pace last year in Australia. "It annoyed me for a little while," Scott told reporters at Sheshan International Golf Club. "To mess up on the very last hole of the last of the four tournaments I played back home last year was very, very frustrating.

"I believe the organisers should take advantage and put Rory and myself together because it does happen occasionally at US Opens where they pair the players according to their rankings.

"It's not often we have the world number one and number two ranked players in the same tournament in Australia and it would be fun to do, and I would certainly enjoy that."

McIlroy secured the Race for Dubai title when Bubba Watson won the China Open at the weekend.

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