LUKE Joy says he and Jack Singh Brar will "fly the flag" for Remedy Oak when they tee it up in tomorrow's £2.1million Dubai Desert Classic.

The duo will take on the likes of defending champion Sergio Garcia, four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy and world number 12 Tommy Fleetwood at Emirates Golf Club.

Former Dorset county star Joy is eligible for a third crack at the Classic through his MENA Tour order of merit exploits, while Singh Brar was handed an invite.

Joy, who played in the Classic last year and in 2015, told the Daily Echo: "It's great to have two guys from a Dorset club battling it out with the best in the world. Hopefully, we can fly the flag for Remedy and give it a good go.

"It's a strong field but I will try to get as far up the leaderboard as possible. If I execute as well as I can, I know I can have a very positive week.

"I was like a deer in headlights in the past few years but this time I'm a lot more focused and want to push for more."

Based in Corfe Mullen when back in Britain, Joy tees off at 9am UK time, while Singh Brar is off at 7.30am.

"The course is fantastic, the greens are quick and the rough is up," added Joy.

"I think the greens are a bit softer than in previous years, so if you are hitting fairways you can attack it and they will roll in nicely.

"But if you are hitting into the wrong spots, it's going to be a bit penal."