Spieth went on to win the Masters and US Open and the US PGA Tour's FedEx Cup.
The world number three prevails in Dubai on shot ahead of England's Andy Sullivan.
Davis Love III adds three names to his five-man backroom team for match at Hazeltine in 2016.
Rose said he came to Dubai with one purpose.
McIlroy is eager to defend his Race to Dubai title and try to win the DP World Tour championship tournament too.
Exclusive: The 44-year-old believes a good start to the New Year will keep him in the running for all three.
Russell Knox is the first Scot to win the WGC-HSBC Champions event.
The golfers were part of a promotional event ahead of the 2015 WGC-Golf Champions event.
Former world number one expects an extended spell away from golf ahead of rehab.
Woods called on the youth of the region to take up the sport during a trip to Mexico.
McIlroy looking to make up for lost time at the upcoming Frys.com Open.
Spieth capped a brilliant season in style as he scored a four-stroke victory at the Tour Championship.
Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy have their own views on being compared to Nicklaus, Palmer and Player.
Norwegian player 'so sorry' for not conceding putt on 17th green during fourballs match.
Day claimed his fourth victory in six starts, wining the BMW Championship by six shots on 20 September.