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$2.5 million hole-in-one prize on the table in Dubai

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

Tiger Woods could make a ton of money in Dubai this week. (USATSI)
Tiger Woods could make a ton of money in Dubai this week. (Getty Images)

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will tee it up in the same tournament for the first time in 2014 this week in Dubai and a lot more than the $2.5 million purse will be at stake.

The tournament is offering an additional $2.5 million to anyone who can ace the 324-yard par-4 17th hole at the Emirates Golf Club

It's a fun offer and a smart one by the tournament since it's probably not going to happen. Though after double eagles being made in each of the last two European Tour tournaments, I guess nothing is out of the question.

Golf in Dubai chief executive Mohamed Juma Buamaim said he's excited about the draw.

"I am sure the prize will be a talking point among players and will help draw big galleries to the hole as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of our event," said Buamaim.

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