Frenchman Antoine Rozner rallies to win in Dubai for first Euro Tour title
Frenchman Antoine Rozner gained his first European Tour title by taking pictures 64 within the closing spherical to say the Golf in Dubai Championship.
Rozner, ranked No. 204 on the earth, started Saturday’s closing spherical on the Hearth Course at Jumeriah Golf Estates trailing in a single day chief Andy Sullivan by 4. However because of an eagle and 7 birdies – to only one bogey – Rozner blew previous Sullivan and the remainder of the sector.
Rozner’s closing 64 put him at 25 below par for the event, two pictures away from Sullivan (70), Michael Lorenzo-Vera (65), Matt Wallace (68) and Francesco Laporta (66).
Full-field scores from the Golf in Dubai Championship
“It means rather a lot,” Rozner stated. “It’s been such a wierd yr. We have now been by way of a lot everywhere in the world and to have the ability to get it carried out in such good style, 8 below, it’s wonderful.”
Rozner, 27, started his spherical with 4 pars earlier than making 5 birdies in a seven-hole stretch, beginning at No. 5. Rozner eagled the par-5 13th and regardless of a bogey on the 15th, he birdied the 16th and 18th holes to notch his maiden win.
“I’m going to be very sincere with you, the primary time I noticed I used to be within the lead was once I was on the 18th inexperienced so I didn’t actually take a look at the leaderboard,” he stated. “I knew the sport was there. I didn’t comprehend it was that good, however I’m excited.”
That is the primary of back-to-back occasions in Dubai, with the season-ending DP World Tour Championship going down subsequent week at Jumeriah Golf Estates.