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Sunday, 15 February 2015
Andrew Dodt - playing some fine golf on the final day in Thailand  (Getty Images)
Andrew Dodt - playing some fine golf on the final day in Thailand (Getty Images)

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SUNDAY FEBUARY 8, 2015 – TRUE THAILAND CLASSIC PRESENTED BY BLACK MOUNTAIN

• His second European Tour International Schedule victory in his 112th European Tour event.

• Moves to 308,333 points in The Race to Dubai.

• Could move to just inside the top 130 of the Official World Golf Ranking, from 281st.

• This victory beats his previous best 2015 European Tour performance of tied 36th in the Maybank Malaysian Open.

• His first European Tour victory since the 2010 Avantha Masters.

• Since his 2010 win in the Avantha Masters has played in 110 European Tour events between victories. (Joined The European Tour as a result of winning the 2010 Avantha Masters).

• Since his 2010 win in the Avantha Masters has not had a European Tour top ten finish. His best was tied 15th in the 2013 Omega European Masters. Only had three top ten career finishes, two of them victories. The other was tied ninth in the Barclays Singapore Open in 2009.

• Graduated from the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School. Is the second Qualifying School graduate to win the year after graduation, following Anirban Lahiri at the 2015 Maybank Malaysian Open.

• Becomes the second consecutive Qualifying School graduate to win on The European Tour, following Anirban Lahiri at the Maybank Malaysian Open.

• Would be the first time two different Qualifying School graduates have won consecutive European Tour events the year after graduation, since 2000 when Niclas Fasth (Madeira Islands Open) and Roger Chapman (Brazil Rio de Janeiro 500 Years Open) won. This is only the second time in European Tour history this feat has been achieved.

• Becomes the first Australian Qualifying School graduate to win the year after graduation.

OTHER FACTS

• Came from four shots back with 18 holes to play. Becomes the fifth player this season to win after making up a final deficit, from the eight events this season.

• Has won his first two European Tour titles on Asian soil. The first player to achieve this feat since Felipe Aguilar. The Chilean won the 2008 Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open and 2014 The Championship at Laguna National, in Singapore.

• The 118th Australian victory in European Tour history.

• The 24th different Australian to record multiple European Tour victories.

• The first Australian victory on The European Tour since Scott Hend won the second 2014 Hong Kong Open, last October.

• The third consecutive European Tour season with a victory, dating back to the 2013 season for Australia.

• Gains a European Tour exemption until the end of the 2017 season.

• Gains his largest European Tour prize of €289,862.

• Becomes the 41st different Qualifying School graduate to win the year after graduation in European Tour history and is the 48th victory overall by a Qualifying School graduate the year after graduation.

• Gains his third win as a professional.

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1DODT, AndrewAUS18-16
T2HEND, ScottAUS18-15
T2JAIDEE, ThongchaiTHA18-15
T4LEE, Richard TCAN18-14
T4KNUTZON, JasonUSA18-14
T4APHIBARNRAT, KiradechTHA18-14

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