Stenson becomes first man to win Race to Dubai

Johannesburg: Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson has clinched his first European player title after he won the Race to Dubai title on Sunday, confirming him as the European number one golfer for 2013.

According to Sport24, he is the first man to win the European Tour`s Race to Dubai title and the US PGA Tour`s FedEx Cup title in the same season.

Stenson, who has been in sublime form over the last six months, led the tournament from wire to wire, the report said.

The Swede clinched his first European player title in style by eagling the final hole for a 64 at the Jumeirah Golf Estates to win the season-ending DP World Tour Championship title by six strokes from Ian Poulter, the report added.

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