In pictures: Preview of Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club

The Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club is the longest-running European Tour event in the region and takes place from Feb. 2-5.
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Sergio Garcia of Spain on the par three 7th hole during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Richard Green of Australia in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods of the USA on the driving range prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Nacho Elvira of Spain with the 2016 Challenge Tour Graduate of the Year award pictured during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods of the USA on the driving range prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Mikko Ilonen of Finland on the par four 6th hole during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods of the USA and Marcus Armitage of England on the driving range prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Nathan Holman of Australia in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods of the USA and Thomas Bjorn of Denmark on the driving range prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Ahmed Marjan of Morocco during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Tiger Woods of the USA on the driving range prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Sam Brazel of Australia pictured with the Hilton European Tour golfer of the year award for December 2016 during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Anirban Lahiri of India during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Haotong Li of China in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Danny Willettof England in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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David Howell of England in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Chris Wood of England in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Zane Scotland of England in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
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Ian Poulter of England in action during a practice round prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on January 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)