In pictures: Preview of DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland won The 2015 Race to Dubai after another impressive season in which he earned three titles, including at the season finale in Dubai.
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 4th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 18th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Henrik Stenson of Sweden looks on during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks down the 6th hole with caddie JP Fitzgerald during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Danny Willett of England hits an approach shot during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Danny Willett of England talking to the press during the pro-am event prior to the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Detail of a tee marker during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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European Tour Chief Executive, Keith Pelley in action during the pro-am event prior to the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 14th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 18th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Martin Kaymer of Germany tees off on the 15th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark tees off on the 2nd hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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David Horsey of England lines up on the 3rd green during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Shane Lowry of Ireland hits from a bunker on the 14th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium tees off on the 2nd hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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General View as the Rolex Series of tournaments is announced for 2017 on the European Tour during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Charl Schwartzel of South Africa hits his second shot on the 1st hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Soomin Lee of Korea tees off on the 4th hole during a pro-am round ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)