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McIlroy wins back-to-back Race to Dubai titles


Nine months on from his first victory of the 2015 season, Nike athlete Rory McIlroy concluded his campaign with another win in Dubai, this time at the DP World Tour Championship – a victory that also saw him finish atop the Race to Dubai standings for a second straight year.

Four-time Major champion McIlroy – who began the final round a shot behind the tournament leader on the Earth Course – went on to record his third Race to Dubai title in four years.

"To finish my season in this way is so special, not just to win the Race to Dubai title but also to record another tournament victory on The European Tour – it’s incredibly-satisfying," said McIlroy after finishing 21-under-par, a shot clear of his nearest rival.

"I felt I had great control of my golf ball this week, off the tee and with my irons, and I certainly gained confidence as the tournament progressed on the greens," he added.

The 26-year-old Northern Irishman recorded a stunning total of 26 birdies, testament to his crisp ball-striking and clinical ability on the greens.

The victory in Dubai was McIlroy’s fourth of the campaign, following wins previously at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, WGC-Cadillac Matchplay and Wells Fargo Championship.



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