Team TaylorMade’s Collin Morikawa rounded off a sensational year by claiming a three-shot victory in Dubai
Collin Morikawa outran a crowded leaderboard shooting a superb back nine 31 on Sunday to become the first American to win the Race to Dubai. With all four rounds in the 60’s (68-68-69-66) Collin’s superior ball striking and clutch putting saw him play the final 7 holes in 5-under par.
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Collin entered the Race to Dubai finale at the top of the rankings but had five players who could have overtaken him in Dubai
Morikawa showed his competitive prowess to shoot a final round 66, including 5 birdies in the last 7 holes to pull away from the field
He is only the fourth player to win both the DP World Championship and Race to Dubai in the same year and the first American to win the Race to Dubai
In just under two-and-a-half years as a professional, Collin has already won two Major Championships and a WGC title. He can now add a Rolex Series DP World Tour Championship and Race to Dubai title to his trophy cabinet
Team TaylorMade Athletes battled it out at the top of the leaderboard all week, with four out of the top eight being part of Team TaylorMade
Team TaylorMade Athletes claimed both titles this weekend, with Brendan Lawlor claiming the EDGA Dubai Finale yesterday
COLLIN MORIKAWA WITB
SIM 8.0° driver
SIM 14.0° fairway
SIM2 19.0° fairway
P770 4 iron
P7MC 5-6 iron
MG2 50? and 60?