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Norman: Golf finale will show Dubai in right light

Norman: Golf finale will show Dubai in right light

Greg Norman says he hopes Dubai's financial woes and a previous decision to deny entry to an Israeli tennis player won't overshadow plans to bring golf's European Tour finale to the Middle East city.
Norman, who designed the course that will be used for the Dubai World Championship, says he expects the publicity and television coverage of the event will "show Dubai and golf in the right light."
He says he hopes "there isn't any of this sideline activity that happened with some athletes in a previous tennis event."
Dubai faced international criticism and tournament organizers were fined earlier this year after officials denied a visa to Israeli female player Shahar Peer for the Dubai Tennis Classic.