2015

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UBS re­turned as the ti­tle spon­sor of Hong Kong’s old­est pro­fes­sional sport­ing event since 2012, re­newed its back­ing of the event with a mul­ti­year com­mit­ment to sup­port the Hong Kong Open.

Justin Rose be­came the 11th ma­jor cham­pion to win the UBS Hong Kong Open af­ter an en­thralling fi­nal-day duel with Lu­cas Bjer­re­gaard of Den­mark. The pair had been neck-and-neck for two days at Fan­ling, com­ing into the fi­nal day with a share of the lead and they still could not be sep­a­rated as they stood on the 12th tee on Sun­day. But a dou­ble bo­gey from Bjer­re­gaard on the 14th proved cru­cial and Rose came home in 34 to get to 17 un­der and win the ti­tle.

Rose has re­turned in 2016 but could just fin­ish at a tied for 36th. And the Olympic cham­pion is com­ing back again this year. Maybe a sim­i­lar show­down against Ser­gio Gar­cia like the 2017 Masters?

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