Willett wins in UAE to end title drought

(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Danny Willett ended his title drought in thrilling fashion, winning the DP World Tour Championship by two shots despite a last-hole blunder on Sunday.

It was the 31-year-old Englishman's first victory since the 2016 Masters, secured with a final-round 4-under-par 68 for an 18-under total of 270.

Francesco Molinari finished in joint 26th place to win the European Tour's Race to Dubai.


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