Victor Perez made it to the final round 66 in Abu Dhabi to become the first Frenchman to win a Rolex Series event and put him in the expected Ryder Cup qualifying standings; Min Woo Lee and Sebastian Soderberg share second place as Padraig Harrington takes fourth
Last Updated: Jan 22, 23 1:17 pm
Victor Perez clinched the biggest win of his career and boosted Ryder Cup qualifying hopes after surviving a late scare to a dramatic win at Abu’s HSBC Championship Dhaka.
Perez posted a six-under 66 in the thrilling final round at Yas Links Abu Dhabi, where a host of players competed, to win their third DP World Tour and become the first Frenchman to win the event. Rolex Series Events.
The world number 111 produced a remarkable bunker hit on the 17th par-third to lead two shots on the final hole, where a bogey was enough to end the week 18 under. 18 and win a hit.
Playing partner Sebastian Soderberg finished in second place alongside Min Woo Lee, who almost found the eagle on the last hole needed to force a play-off, while attempting to be the winner. Padraig Harrington’s oldest win in DP World Tour history ended in fourth place. .
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