Rory McIlroy is crowned for the third time on the European Tour, this time as Champion of the Race to Dubai’s DP World Tour Championship.
A fourth round of 66 shots, allowed Rory McIlroy crowned for the third time in the last four years as number one by winning the European Tour Race to Dubai. In addition, McIlroy managed to win for the second year the DP World Tour Championship, the European Tour finale.
McIlroy beat Danny Willett His rival maximum in the Order of Merit and Andy Sullivan in regard to the tournament. Eight birdies throughout the day, four of them between 11 and 15, were endorsed by McIlroy in the final round that closed the 2015 season in Europe.
McIlroy -21 won in Dubai and one stroke ahead of Andy “Spaceman” Sullivan, and six on the South African Branden Grace. Behind a group of six players with -13, Molinari, Schwartzel, Willett, Grillo and the two would-be rookie of the year, Matt Fitzpatrick English and Korean Byeong Hun An.
Of the four Spaniards in the field, three finished tied with -7 in the twenty second place. Rafa Cabrera-Bello who delivered the second best card of the day (66), Pablo Larrazabal and Alejandro Canizares. Miguel Angel Jimenez finished forty-eighth -1.
Long-time Official Starter to The European Tour and The Open, Ivor Robson is retiring after 41 years in the role this week. The last word, fittingly came from Ivor himself. “It has been a wonderful career,” he said. “It’s been a great honour to have been allowed to be the Official Starter for The European Tour. Thank you.”
Source: opengolf.es, europeantour.com
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