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Photos: 2018 European Tour Winners

In this post, we’ll keep track of the weekly winners during the 2017-18 European Tour season, starting with the UBS Hong Kong Open in late November (2017), and ending with the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai in mid November (2018).


WADE ORMSBY GETS FIRST CAREER WIN IN HONG KONG

What: UBS Hong Open
When: Nov. 26, 2017
Where: Hong Kong GC, Famling (H.K.)
Winner: Wade Ormsby
Winnings: €281.7k, 281,786 RTD, 34 OWGR

Australian Wade Ormsby shot a final-round 2-under 68 to capture his maiden European Tour title at the UBS Hong Kong Open. The 37-year old journeyman started his Sunday round at Hong Kong Golf Club one back of 54-hole leader SSP Chawrasia, and after an front-nine even-par 34, the Aussie’s deficit was four. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Wade Ormsby -11
2 Rafa Cabrera Bello -10
2 Alexander Björk -10
2 Paul Peterson -10
2 Julian Suri -10


CAMERON SMITH WINS AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

What: Australian PGA Championship
When: Dec. 3, 2017
Where: RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast, Queensland (AUS)
Winner: Cameron Smith
Winnings: €159k, 159,033 RTD, 23 OWGR

Cameron Smith posted a final-round 4-under 68, and edged Jordan Zunic (71) in a playoff to claim his first European Tour title at the Australian PGA Championship. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Cameron Smith -18
2 Jordan Zunic -18
3 Adam Bland -17
4 David Bransdon -14
4 Marc Leishman -14


FRITTELLI WINS AFRASIA BANK MAURITIUS OPEN IN OT

FRITTELLI WINS AFRASIA BANK MAURITIUS OPEN

What: AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open
When: Dec. 3, 2017
Where: Heritage GC, Domaine de Bel Ombre (MAU)
Winner: Dylan Frittelli
Winnings: €158.5k, 158,500 RTD, 17 OWGR

Dylan Frittelli posted a final-round 4-under 67 on Sunday, and edged Arjun Atwal on the first playoff hole to capture the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Dylan Frittelli -16
1 Arjun Atwal -16
3 Romain Langasque -14
4 Louis De Jager – 13
5 Matthieu Pavon -12
5 Miguel Tabuena -12


SHARMA CRUISES TO FIRST WIN AT JOBURG OPEN

What: Joburg Open
When: Dec. 10, 2017
Where: Randpark GC, Johannesburg (S.A.)
Winner: Shubhankar Sharma
Winnings: €161.8k, 161,790 RTD, 17 OWGR

Shubhankar Sharma posted a final-round 69 to win his first European Tour title at the weather-delayed Joburg Open. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Shubhankar Sharma -23
2 Erik van Rooyen -20
3 Shaun Norris -17
3 Tapio Pulkkanen -17
5 Marcus Armitage -15


PAISLEY WINS BMW SA OPEN FOR MAIDEN TITLE

What: BMW SA Open
When: Jan. 14, 2018
Where: Glendower GC, City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng (S.A.)
Winner: Chris Paisley
Winnings: €159.6k, 159,669 RTD, 32 OWGR

Chris Paisley fired a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Sunday at Glendower Golf Club to win the 2018 BMW SA Open Championship by three shots over Branden Grace. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Chris Paisley -21
2 Branden Grace -18
3 JC Ritchie -16
4 Jacques Blaauw -14
4 Scott Vincent -14
4 Jacques Kruyswijk -14


FLEETWOOD SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS ABU DHABI TITLE

What: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
When: Jan. 21, 2018
Where: Abu Dhabi GC, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Winner: Tommy Fleetwood
Winnings: €408.6k, 408,597 RTD, 52 OWGR

Tommy Fleetwood fired a final-round 7-under 65 to successfully defend his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship by two shots over fellow Englishman Ross Fisher. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Tommy Fleetwood -22
2 Ross Fisher -20
3 Rory McIlroy -18
3 Matthew Fitzpatrick -18
5 Chris Paisley -17
5 Thomas Pieters -17


LI HOLDS OFF MCILROY TO WIN OMEGA DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC

What: Omega Dubai Desert Classic
When: Jan. 28, 2018
Where: Emirates GC, Dubai (UAE)
Winner: Li Haotong
Winnings: €403.3k, 403,388 RTD, 48 OWGR

Li Haotong produced a final-round 3-under 69 to hold off Rory McIlroy and win his second European Tour title at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Li Haotong -23
2 Rory McIlroy -22
3 Tyrrell Hatton -20
4 Alexander Levy -19
5 Chris Paisley -17


SHARMA SHOOTS 62 TO CAPTURE MAYBANK CHAMPIONSHIP

What: Maybank Championship
When: Feb. 4, 2018
Where: Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur (MAL)
Winner: Shubhankar Sharma
Winnings: €400.9k, 400,930 RTD, 38 OWGR

Shubhankar Sharma closed with a 10-under par to win his second European Tour title of the season at the Maybank Championship. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Shubhankar Sharma -21
2 Jorge Campillo -19
3 Ryan Fox -18
3 Pablo Larrazabal -18
5 Nino Bertasio -16
5 Ryo Ishikawa -16
5 Hideto Tanihara -16
5 Khalin Joshi -16
5 Dylan Frittelli -16


APHIBARNRAT WINS ISPS HANDA WORLD SUPER 6 PERTH

What: ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth
When: Feb. 11, 2018
Where: Lake Karrinyup CC, Perth (AUS)
Winner: Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Winnings: €180k, 180,041 RTD, 23 OWGR

Kiradech Aphibarnrat defeated James Nitties 2 and 1 in Sunday’s final match to capture the 2018 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. Read Recap

FINAL RESULTS

Kiradech Aphibarnrat defeated:
1. Ben Eccles 1 up (Round 1)
2. Yusaku Miyazato 1 up* (Round 2)
3. Sean Crocker 1 up* (Quarterfinal)
4. Lucas Herbert 1 up (Semifinal)
5. James Nitties 2 and 1 (Final)
* Required Shootout


JOOST LUITEN WINS INAUGURAL NBO OMAN OPEN

What: NBO Oman Open
When: Feb. 18, 2018
Where: Al Mouj Golf, Muscat (OMN)
Winner: Joost Luiten
Winnings: €233.2k, 233,233 RTD, 24 OWGR

Joost Luiten shot a final-round 4-under par 68 to capture his sixth European Tour title at the inaugural NBO Oman Open. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Joost Luiten -16
2 Chris Wood -14
3 Julien Guerrier -13
4 Seung-su Han -11
4 Jorge Campillo -11
4 Alexander Levy -11


EDDIE PEPPERELL CAPTURES MAIDEN TITLE AT QATAR MASTERS

What: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters
When: Feb. 25, 2018
Where: Doha Golf Club, Doha (QA)
Winner: Eddie Pepperell
Winnings: $291,660 291,660 RTD, 24 OWGR

Eddie Pepperell posted a final-round 2-under 70 and held off a back-nine challenge from Oliver Fisher to capture his first European Tour title at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Eddie Pepperell -18
2 Oliver Fisher -17
3 Marcus Kinhult -16
4 Renato Paratore -15
4 Pablo Larrazabal -15
4 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano -15
4 Gregory Havret -15


GEORGE COETZEE CAPTURES SECOND TSHWANE OPEN TITLE

George Coetzee

What: Tshwane Open
When: Mar. 4, 2018
Where: Pretoria Country Club, Waterkloof (SA)
Winner: George Coetzee
Winnings: € 163,607 166,425 RTD, 19 OWGR

George Coetzee shot a final-round 4-under 67 and held off a early Sunday challenge from Mikko Korhonen to capture his second Tshwane Open title. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 George Coetzee -18
2 Sam Horsfield -16
3 Mikko Korhonen -15
4 Felipe Aguilar -14
4 Sébastien Gros -14
4 Daniel van Tonder -14


WALLACE EDGES JOHNSTON IN PLAYOFF TO WIN HERO INDIAN OPEN

MATT WALLACE WINS HERO INDIAN OPEN

What: Hero Indian Open
When: Mar. 11, 2018
Where: DLF Golf and Country Club, New Delhi (IN)
Winner: Matt Wallace
Winnings: $291,600, 291,600 RTD, 22 OWGR

Matt Wallace shot a final-round 68 and then edged Andrew Johnston in a playoff to capture the 2018 Hero Indian Open. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5

1 Matt Wallace -11
2 Andrew Johnston -11
3 Sihwan Kim -8
4 Pablo Larrazabal -7
4 Matthias Schwab -7


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