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Young Kaymer's return in Spain sets us up perfectly for a thrilling season finale

Sam Torrance
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WITH the season-ending Dubai World Championship drawing ever closer, the Race to Dubai Championship is hotting up by the week and looks like going right to the wire. <br /><br />Returning to the action after five weeks out with broken toes in a go-karting accident (silly lad), Martin Kaymer showed his intentions with a storming performance in the Castello Masters, missing the win he needed to reclaim the top spot from Lee Westwood by one shot.<br /><br />Now, this week, is the eagerly-awaited return of Paul Casey, equally determined to make his mark at the World Match Play Championship.<br /><br />For the first time since July, we now have all four title contenders going head-to-head in the run-up to Dubai with Rory McIlroy also in the 16-man line up in the Costa del Sol. Having all four big guns involved sets us up for a thrilling season finale and it&rsquo;s a tough one to call. All eyes will be on top seed Casey and how he fares this weekend, although it is a big ask to expect him to return to his fluent self in his first tournament back with such a world-class field on show.<br /><br />Westwood has been Mr Consistent all season, McIlroy has the wow factor and Kaymer the bit between his teeth. It promises to be a classic.<br /><br />It was fantastic also to see Michael Jonzon clinch only his second title with an 18-foot putt on the final green, and congratulations to his caddy &ldquo;Magic&rdquo; Jonzon, a much-loved member of the tour for a good 20 years.