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Morikawa gana DP World Tour Championship y Race to Dubai

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The American Collin Morikawa He won the DP World Tour Championship after an impeccable final round of 66 strokes, six under par, which also earned him the first American national to win the Race to Dubai, the competition that crowns the winner of the European Tour.

Morikawa, who added 271 hits in the four days, He edged England’s Matt Fitzpatrick and Sweden’s Alexander Bjork by three. Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, who had his third win in this tournament within his grasp, collapsed at the worst possible moment after regaining the lead in the third round. After coming out as the leader in the last one, three “bogeys” on holes 15, 16 and 18 convicted him. He was eighth, five strokes behind the winner.

Winner in just two and a half years as a professional five PGA tournaments, including two majorsCollin Morikawa was ecstatic after the victory at Jumeirah Golf Estates. “It is something special, an honor that my name is featured alongside so many Hall of Famers. Just talking about it excites me “, he indicated.

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Abraham Ancer closes his participation

The Mexican golfer Abraham Ancer finished in 27th place in the DP World Tour Championship, after a not so lucky fourth round in which he delivered a 70-stroke card (-1). It also finished in tenth place in the Race to Dubai.

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With information from EFE.

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