Lee Min-woo ‘runner-up by 1 stroke’… Perez’ come-from-behind win

Lee Min-woo hit 4 under par on the final day of the DP World Tour Rolex Series Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship (total prize money of $9 million), 스포츠토토 which ended at Yas Links Abu Dhabi (par 72) in Abu Dhabi, UAE on the 22nd (local time), but tied for second place by one stroke. (17 under par, 271 strokes). Lee Min-woo is ranked 58th in the world with two wins on the DP World Tour. He is famous for being the younger brother of Lee Min-ji, who is active on the Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour of America.

Lee Min-woo started with a tie for the lead by one stroke and tied 7 birdies and 3 bogeys. He made one birdie and two bogeys in the first four holes and forgot one stroke, but changed the mood with three consecutive birdies on holes 5 and 7, and fierce competition for the championship with consecutive birdies on holes 11 and 12. However, he continued his par march in the 4th hole and only made up for the bogey on the 17th hole (par 3) with a birdie on the 18th hole (par 5). He struggled with a 50% fairway landing rate.

Victor Pérez (France) completed a come-from-behind victory (18 under par, 270 strokes) by driving 6 under par. After winning the Dutch Open in May of last year, it was the third win in the DP World Tour career in 8 months, and the prize money was 1.53 million dollars (approximately 1.9 billion won). Perez cheered, saying, “The 17th hole (par 3) bunker shot connected with a birdie was the driving force behind the championship.”

Sebastian Soderbergh (Sweden) tied for 2nd place, Padrig Harrington (Ireland) 4th place (16 under par 272 strokes), Francesco Molinari (Italy) and Alex Noren (Sweden) tied for 5th place (14 under par 274 strokes), Tyrell Hatton (England) This tied for 7th place (13 under par 275 strokes).

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