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Donald leads McIlroy by one in Dubai

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All it took was 18 holes for the cream to rise to the top as world No.2 Luke Donald took a one-shot lead over world No.1 Rory McIlroy after the opening round of the $8million DP World Tour Championship on Thursday. 

Luke Donald of England plays a shot during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on November 22. All it took was 18 holes for the cream to rise to the top as world No.2 Luke Donald took a one-shot lead over world No.1 Rory McIlroy after the opening round of the $8million DP World Tour Championship on Thursday.

At the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates, England's Donald shot a bogey-free round of seven-under par 65, while McIlroy could have joined him on the top but had to be satisfied with a par on the par-5 final hole after hitting his tee shot into the water.

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