Reed fares better than McIlroy after delayed start in Dubai


              Patrick Reed of The United States tees off on the 8th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
            
              Patrick Reed of The United States plays his second shot on the 8th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
            
              Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 12th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
            
              Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, left, talks to Tommy Fleetwood of England on the 11th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
            
              Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland retrieves his ball from water on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
            
              Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his second shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Reed fares better than McIlroy after delayed start in Dubai