Dubai, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) – Shanshan Feng closed with a
2-under 70 on Saturday and she cruised to a 5-shot win at the Omega Dubai
Feng finished the Ladies European Tour season finale at 19-under-par 269. This
was her third victory on the Ladies European Tour and her second win in three
years at this tournament.
The 25-year-old parred the first two holes on the Majlis Course at Emirates
Golf Club. Feng birdied the third, then parred three in a row from the fourth.
Feng jumped to 20-under with back-to-back birdies at seven and eight. Around
the turn, she tripped to bogeys at 11 and 15 to slide back to minus-18. Feng
birdied the 17th to push her lead back to six and she parred the last to seal
Carlota Ciganda birdied the last for a 4-under 68 and she grabbed second place
at minus-14. Caroline Masson matched the low round of the day as she fired a
67 to end at 13-under-par 275. Anna Nordqvist took fourth at minus-12 after a
final round 70.
Liz Young (68), Malene Jorgensen (68), Nicole Broch Larsen (71), Charley Hull
(72) and Melissa Reid (74) shared fifth place at 10-under 278. With her tie
for fifth place, Hull clinched the Order of Merit title and became the
youngest Order of Merit champion in tour history.
Last year’s winner Pornanong Phatlum carded a 3-under 69 to finish in a tie
for 11th at minus-8.