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Dec
5
2011
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Rarin' Rory

Trailing by three shots at the start of the final round of the Hong Kong Open, Rory McIlroy shot a solid 65 to win by two to retain his No. 2 world ranking and keep the prospects of catching Luke Donald in the Race to Dubai. He also sealed the victory in style, holing out from the greenside bunker on 18 for birdie.

The 22-year-old from Northern Ireland revealed he was inspired by Englishman Lee Westwood’s third-round 62 on the other side of the world at the 12-man Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

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Dec
5
2010
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Westwood celebrates chipping in from fringe for a birdie and the win

Lee Westwood chipped in for a birdie on No. 18 to shoot a final-round 68 for a eight-shot victory over Tim Clark at the 12-man Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa. With the win, Westwood takes home $1.25 million and enough world ranking points to retain the No. 1 world ranking for the rest of 2010.

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