Installed: Floodlights around the ninth and 18th greens at Emirates Golf Club for next week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic, the European Tour announced. The tournament was moved up one week on the schedule, prompting concern by the tour that the 132-man field would be able to finish during daylight.
Honored: Tommy Fleetwood, with the European Tour’s Seve Ballesteros Award, for a 2017 season in which the Englishman won the tour’s season-long Race to Dubai. Tour players vote on the award.
Recognized: Lorne Rubenstein, with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism by the PGA of America. Rubenstein, 69, of Toronto, spent 33 years writing about golf, including 14 books. He will be presented the award on April 4 at the Golf Writers Association of America’s annual dinner in Augusta, Ga.