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ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY EGA
Abu Dhabi GC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 16 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019
Saturday, 19 January 2019
Shane Lowry  (Getty Images)
Shane Lowry (Getty Images)

Saturday January 19, 2019 - Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA

Shane Lowry 

- His fourth European Tour win in his 214th appearance

- His first win in his fifth appearance at this event and the first by an Irishman. His best previous finish was fourth in 2010

- Moves to top position in the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex with 1,165 points

- Could move as high as 40th in the Official World Golf Ranking, up from 75th

- His best result in a European Tour event since his victory at the 2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

- The 52nd victory on the European Tour by an Irishman and first in the 2019 season

- He shot a ten-under-par round of 62 to become the first man to match Henrik Stenson's 13 year old record after firing ten birdies and no bogeys at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on day one

A Rolex Series Event

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-18
2STERNE, RichardRSA18-17
3LUITEN, JoostNED18-15
4OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-14
5KJELDSEN, SørenDEN18-13
T6WARING, PaulENG18-12

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