DP World Tour Championship, Earth Course, Jumeirah, Dubai: 18-21 November
Collin Morikawa wins the World Tour Championship and the Race to Dubai!
The Open Champion entered the final round three shots off the lead at Jumeirah Golf Estates but comfortably ahead of all his rivals for the Race to Dubai title. Read more
From the Irish Examiner, by Phil Casey:
Open champion Collin Morikawa became the first American to win the Race to Dubai in emphatic style with victory in the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
Morikawa carded a closing 66 at Jumeirah Golf Estates to finish 17 under par, three shots clear of defending champion Matt Fitzpatrick and Sweden’s Alexander Bjork.
Overnight leader Rory McIlroy suffered a cruel piece of bad luck on the 15th as he slipped to a disappointing 74, but Morikawa was a deserving champion as he birdied five of his last seven holes to secure the first prize of £2.2million. Read more
British Open champion, Ryder Cup winner and now the first American to finish a season as the European Tour’s No. 1 player.
It’s been quite the year for Collin Morikawa.
The 24-year-old Californian demonstrated patience after a slow start and then world-class iron play down the stretch in making five birdies in his last seven holes to overhaul a fading Rory McIlroy and win the DP World Tour Championship with a final-round 6-under 66 on Sunday. Read more
Collin Morikawa became the first American winner of the European Tour's Race to Dubai after securing a superb victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
The world No 2 overturned a three-shot deficit on an entertaining final day at Jumeriah Golf Estates, carding a six-under 66 to close out a bogey-free weekend and register a three-stroke win. Read more
Collin Morikawa capped a stunning season in remarkable fashion as he lifted both the Race to Dubai and DP World Tour Championship on one of the most enthralling days of golf at the season-finale in recent memory.
The Race to Dubai title looked well and truly in the grasp of the 24-year-old at the beginning of the final round, but Matt Fitzpatrick quickly surged to the top of the leaderboard to make it all to play for over the Earth Course. Read more