Rory McIlroy pips Patrick Reed to Dubai Desert Classic title after thrilling final round

Rory McIlroy overcame a final-round charge from Patrick Reed to win the Dubai Desert Classic in a tense Monday duel between players who were involved in a pre-tournament spat. World no. 1 McIlroy rolled in a birdie putt from around 15 feet at No. 18 for a 4-under 68 that…