Sunday, 11 March 2012
Justin Rose   (Getty Images)
Justin Rose (Getty Images)

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SUNDAY MARCH 11, 2012 - WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-CADILLAC CHAMPIONSHIP

• His fifth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 210th European Tour event.

• Moves to €1,082,235 in The Race to Dubai. 

• Moved to seventh in the Official World Golf Ranking.

• His first European Tour victory since the 2007 Volvo Masters.

• His first victory in a WGC event in his 21st WGC appearance.

• This victory beat his previous best WGC performance of tied second in the 2007 WGC – Bridgestone Invitational.

• Victory came in his sixth appearance in the WGC – Cadillac Championship.

• Victory beat his previous best performance in the WGC – Cadillac Championship of tied 15th in 2008.

• His three shot final round winning comeback is the largest in the history of the WGC – Cadillac Championship, beating the two shots of Tiger Woods in 2005 and Nick Watney in 2011.

• The first European to win the WGC – Cadillac Championship.

• Becomes the third Englishman to win a WGC event, following Ian Poulter (2010 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship) and Luke Donald (2011 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship).

OTHER FACTS

• Became the fifth win by a player from the United Kingdom in a WGC event. They are: Darren Clarke (2000 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship and 2003 WGC – Bridgestone Invitational), Ian Poulter (2010 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship), Luke Donald (2011 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship) and Justin Rose (2012 WGC – Cadillac Championship).

• This victory continued European Tour Members wonderful run of recent form in WGC events. They would now have won six of the last ten, dating back to the 2010 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship.

• Becomes the tenth different European Tour Member to win a WGC event.

• Becomes the 22nd different player to win a WGC event, since they began in 1999.

• The 273rd English victory in European Tour history.

• His tenth win as a professional worldwide.

• His largest European Tour prize of €1,048,139.

• Moves over €8 million in European Tour Official Career Earnings.

• Becomes the fifth former European Challenge Tour player to win on The European Tour in 2012. He follows: Louis Oosthuizen (Africa Open), Branden Grace (Joburg Open, Volvo Golf Champions), Robert Rock (Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship) and Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Omega Dubai Desert Classic).

• Becomes the fourth former Challenge Tour player to win a WGC event. He follows, Henrik Stenson (2007 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship), Ian Poulter (2010 WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship) and Martin Kaymer (2011 WGC – HSBC Champions).

Becomes the 290th former Challenge Tour player to win on The European Tour.

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