Alistair Tait: Robert Rock was supposed to crumble under the pressure of playing with Tiger Woods. He admitted to being nervous. But he forced Tiger Woods to play the role of Apollo Creed.
5 Things: Tiger's trouble off the tee prevented him from challenging Robert Rock on Sunday, while Rock has started 2012 with three top-12 finishes and his first win since the Italian Open.
Tiger Tracker: Robert Rock survived a late scare on No. 18 to outlast Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to win the Abu Dhabi Championship. Tiger struggled off the tee on Sunday, hitting only two fairways. Our shot-by-shot breakdown.
Robert Rock of England birdied five of his final eight holes for a 5-under 65 that tied him with four other players after the first round of the Andalucian Open on Thursday.
Check out images of Tiger Woods, champion Robert Rock and others at the 2012 Euro Tour HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship.