Sunday, 16 April 2017
Edoardo Molinari  (Getty Images)
Edoardo Molinari (Getty Images)

-        This is Edoardo Molinari’s third European Tour victory in his 233rd appearance on Tour, his first since the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles in August 2010, a span of 147 events.

-  This is his first European Tour win in six years and 232 days.

 This is Molinari's first playoff appearance on the European Tour. He previously won a Challenge Tour event in a playoff at the 2007 Club Colombia Masters.

 At 36 and 64 days, he becomes the oldest winner of the Trophée Hassan II, since it became part of the European Tour International Schedule in 2010. Previously Marcel Siem, who was 32 and 259 days when he won back in 2013.

-    His four-shot final round comeback is the largest final round comeback at the Trophée Hassan II since it became part of the European Tour International Schedule in 2010. Previously Jeunghun Wang, three shots in 2016.

-        This win takes Molinari to 494,086 points in the Race to Dubai, moving him into 14th place in the Race to Dubai rankings presented by Rolex.

-        This win will move Molinari back into the top 250 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

-        Becomes the first Italian player to win the Trophée Hassan II.

-        The first player from the Italian to win the European Tour since his brother Francesco Molinari won the 2016 Italian Open last September.

-        This is the 22nd European Tour victory from a player from Italy.

-    Just the third playoff at the Trophée Hassan II, following playoff wins by David Horsey in 2013 and Jeunghun Wang in 2016.

-    Molinari becomes the first European Tour winner since Thomas Bjørn, at the 2013 Nedbank Golf Challenge, to make two eagles on the back nine of the final round.

 Molinari becomes the second winner in 2017 to eagle the 72nd hole, along with Fabrizio Zanotti at the Maybank Championship.

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MOLINARI, EdoardoITA18-9
2DUNNE, PaulIRL18-9
3WARING, PaulENG18-8
T4JENSEN, LasseDEN18-6
T6BROOKS, DanielENG18-5

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