Golf: Kaymer wins Abu Dhabi Championship by 1 shot
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Martin Kaymer has birdied the 18th hole to win the Abu Dhabi Championship, earning the title for the second time in three years with a one-shot victory over Ian Poulter.
The German sank the 2-foot putt for his sixth birdie in a 6-under 66 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club to total 21-under 267. It was Kaymer's fifth European Tour victory and a repeat of his Abu Dhabi victory in 2008.
Poulter of England finished with a 66 after missing a 15-foot birdie putt to force a playoff. Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy was third at 269 after a 67.