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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy struggle in first round at Abu Dhabi

With Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggling, fifth-ranked Justin Rose and Jamie Donaldson had 5-under 67s Thursday for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates.

McIlroy, playing with new clubs following his multimillion dollar sponsorship deal with Nike, finished with a 75 and risks missing the cut. Woods shot an even-par 72.

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