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Sunday, 25 November 2018
Aaron Rai  (Getty Images)
Aaron Rai (Getty Images)

Sunday November 25, 2018 - Honma Hong Kong Open presented by Amundi

Aaron Rai

- His first European Tour win in his 46th appearance

- Moves to top position in the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex with 460 points

- His best result in a European Tour event since finishing tied fifth at the 2018 BMW International

- Could move inside the top 130 in the Official Golf World Ranking from 201st

- Won three times on the Challenge Tour in 2017 to secure automatic progression onto the European Tour, including Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge, Andalucía Costa del Sol Match Play 9 and Barclays Kenya Open

- His first-ever solo lead on the European Tour, he had three 36-hole leads on the Challenge Tour, and won once

- The 334th victory on the European Tour by an Englishman and first in the 2019 season

- Rai shot a nine-under-par round of 61 - a new course record at Hong Kong Golf Club - on Friday which was also the lowest round of his European Tour career

The first wire-to-wire win of the 2019 season

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1RAI, AaronENG18-17
2FITZPATRICK, MatthewENG18-16
T3SCRIVENER, JasonAUS18-11
T3PEREZ, VictorFRA18-11
5DRYSDALE, DavidSCO18-10
T6CABRERA BELLO, RafaESP18-9

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