The Race to Dubai, the European Tour's seasonal competition that includes: 47 tournaments in 31 countries, approaches the finish line.
That is why the Turkish Airlines Open is important. It offers the professionals the penultimate chance to collect points on the way to Dubai. Your last opportunity will come this month in Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
The event in Turkey will return to the Montgomerie Maxx Royal Of course, where it took place from 2013 to 2015.
Some players can be seen here.
Willett, who collected five shots down to catch it 2016 Masters, two years later fell to number 462 in the world rankings. There is no guarantee that players who experience such a slump will almost regain their old shape.
But 32-year-old Willett from England did just that and climbed to 30th place. In September, he won the BMW PGA Championship to record his second European Tour win in 10 months and his seventh overall win.
He recently took a couple of big steps back in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea, 46th placeand in WGC-HSBC Champions event in China, where he was could not break 76 in his last three rounds, Still, it wouldn't be a big surprise if Willett bounced off in Turkey. In 2014 he took fourth place and in 2015 eleventh place.
"I'm back, not where we want to go, but we're back in a place where we should feel a little more comfortable," said Willett.
Another remarkable comeback was Wiesberger's.
Keep in mind that the 34-year-old Wiesberger from Austria was out of action in the last seven months of 2018 due to a wrist injury. In May he had dropped to 378 in the ranking.
These times seem long ago. With his win at the Italian Open last month, his third title this season, he qualified early for the Ryder Cup 2020 at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, which would be his first appearance in this event. He is currently number 1 in the race to Dubai.
It has achieved its success without having compiled the most impressive statistics in a few key categories. Wiesberger ranks in the putting 93. won in strokes; He calculates the average from the discount less than 300 meters, It occupies ninth place among the greens in regulation.
Wiesenberger, No. 24 in the worldhas not emerged from nowhere. He has won seven times on the European Tour since 2012,
For one thing, although it was on a different golf course, Rose won this tournament two years in a row a hit in 2017 and in a playoff last year after Li Haotong from China three putti of 12 feet. On the other hand, he is the one No. 8 Player in the world and one of the favorites every time he records it.
Last season started at 17 on the PGA Tour, Rose, 39The Englishwoman recorded seven top 10, including a victory at the. Www.germnews.de/archive/dn/1996/03/27.html Farmers insurance open in January and a tie for third open in the United States.
While Rose has not won the 2016 Olympic Games on the European Tour since his triumphal march in Turkey last year champion tries to become the first player since Tiger Woods 2007 to the same European Tour Event (the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational) three years in a row.
After three victories in 2018, Wallace did not reach the winners this year. Given his game on the big stage – a draw for third place in the PGA championship, a draw for twelfth place in the US Open – he showed that he can still keep up.
Wallace, 29England will certainly not lack motivation. He is sixth in the race to Dubai and has made four top 15 finishes in his last six appearances, including a third at the KLM Open and a seventh at the Italian Open in Rome and an eighth at the Portugal Masters.
Yes, he fired 84 on day 2 in China, but shot 69, 70 and 69 on the other three days.
He was solid on the greens – Wallace ranked 14th in the strokes won – and from the tee where he averages a little over 304 meters.
MacIntyre, 23, from Scotland, certainly doesn't seem to be a newcomer – not the way he played in 2019. The only thing he hasn't done is victory.
The left-hander who has been with for over a year McNeese State University is finished in Louisiana second three Times as well as bandages for fourth at the Italian Open and when tying for sixth by doing Open championship at Royal Portrush, He shot in 68 on Sunday, bound for the tthird lowest Score of the day.
MacIntyre is clearly full of confidence.
In Italy he has beat a ride from the fairway to the 623-yard-par-5-ninth hole, He made one Double bogey on the hole in front of it. His brave move paid off when he reached the green in two, even though he had to settle for one dickybird,
Erik van Rooyen
The 29-year-old Van Rooyen also performed well in Italy and ended in a tenth place draw. The native South African has had a solid year, his second on the European Tour.
He won the Scandinavian invitation in August and followed with three top 15 in his next four starts. Earlier this season, he finished eighth in the P.G.A. Championship.
"The work I've done in the past year and a half is definitely paying off now," said van Rooyen, who is tenth in the Dubai race.
One can say with certainty that part of his success is due to his short game. When putting, he finished seventh in the strokes won. The victory in Scandinavia helped his confidence.
"I know how to clean things up when I'm in this position," he said. "It's such a satisfying feeling."
Reed, 29, the Master 2018 who is classified 15th in the worldhas played very well in the past three months.
In August on the PGA Tour, Reed conquered the Northern Trust, the first event in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, and 19th place at the BMW Championship and Nine at the Tour Championship, On the European Tour, he has 15th place at the KLM Open, and Fourth place in the BMW PGA Championship,
Last week in China after one Opening 72, Reed, shot 69, 69 and 66 to tie for eight,