Lee Westwood clinched the Race to Dubai title to finish a season because the European Tour’s No. 1 participant for the third time, on the age of 47, after a loopy end to the DP World Tour Championship received in dramatic circumstances Sunday by Matt Fitzpatrick.
Westwood completed in second place at 14 below after a 4-under 68 in his ultimate spherical, which was sufficient to leap to the highest of season standings – however solely after a meltdown by his rivals within the ultimate holes.
Patrick Reed, in search of to develop into the primary American to be Europe’s prime participant, bogeyed Nos. 16 and 17 to drop out of competition. Then Laurie Canter double-bogeyed No. 17 and bogeyed the final, leaving Westwood alone in second.
Fitzpatrick parred the ultimate gap for a one-shot victory as he received the tour’s season-ending occasion for the second time, however Westwood was already celebrating a much bigger prize after watching the ultimate holes within the scoring hut.
LPGA: The most recent U.S. Ladies’s Open on the calendar will final yet one more day due to relentless rain that drenched Champions Golf Membership in Houston and compelled the USGA to droop the ultimate spherical till Monday.
PGA: Matt Kuchar and Harris English broke a bunch of their very own QBE Shootout information in a runaway victory at Tiburon Golf Membership in Naples, Florida.
Kuchar and English grew to become the primary workforce to win the occasion thrice, completed at 37-under 179 to interrupt the mark of 34 below they set in 2013, and received by 9 strokes to prime their 2013 document of seven strokes.
WORLD CUP: Cape Elizabeth’s Clare Egan posted her second straight top-15 consequence, ending thirteenth in a 10-kilometer pursuit in Hochfilzen, Austria.
Egan began tenth primarily based on her lead to a dash race on Friday, however dropped again to twenty ninth after lacking two targets in Sunday’s first taking pictures stage.
She regrouped to hit 14 of 15 targets within the final three taking pictures phases, nevertheless, and used robust snowboarding to climb again via the sphere. Egan ended up two seconds away from one other top-12 consequence, which might have made her the primary American to realize the qualifying standards for early choice to the 2022 Olympics. She will nonetheless earn that standing with yet one more top-12 consequence, or by ending within the prime 30 within the ultimate level standings.
ENGLAND: The Premier League’s prime two groups – Tottenham and Liverpool – every performed to a draw heading into their showdown on Wednesday.
Tottenham, which leads on purpose differential, was held to a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace. Liverpool escaped with a 1-1 draw at house in opposition to Fulham, because of a late penalty by Mohamed Salah.
• Jamie Vardy scored his twelfth purpose of the season in between a double from James Maddison, and Leicester moved into third place with a 3-0 win at house in opposition to Brighton.
• Arsenal’s season went from poor to dreadful as captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an personal purpose and the Gunners have been lowered to 10 males in a 1-0 loss at house in opposition to Burnley.
FORMULA ONE: Pink Bull driver Max Verstappen received the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in dominant model for his second victory of the season and tenth of his profession.
He completed 16 seconds forward of Valtteri Bottas and 18.4 away from world champion Lewis Hamilton as Pink Bull loved a uncommon and important success over each Mercedes vehicles.
NHL: Pierre Lacroix, the astute government who was the architect of Colorado Avalanche groups that received two Stanley Cup championships, has died at age 72.
The Avalanche confirmed his dying Sunday. No reason behind dying was given.
Lacroix was a driving drive behind turning the Avalanche right into a perennial energy after the workforce relocated from Quebec for the 1995-96 season. The Avalanche received the Stanley Cup of their first season within the Denver, and once more in 2001.