|Gallacher wins Dubai Desert Classic by 1 stroke|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a final round 72 Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Emiliano Grillo of Argentina by one stroke.
Gallacher fought back after four bogeys over his opening eight left him in a five-way tie for the lead after 11 holes.
He won the 25-year-old tournament with an overall 16-under 272 for only his third victory in 18 years and 431 events on the European Tour.
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