Pablo Larrazabal holes the winning putt on the par-5 18th during the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Pablo Larrazabal should buy Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy late Christmas presents. Both have been generous to the Spaniard this week.
If not for the largesse from Mickelson and McIlroy, Larrazabal might not have won the $2.7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, his third European Tour victory and first since 2011.
Larrazabal picked up the $450,000 first-place check after a final-round 5-under 67 for a 72-hole total of 274.
McIlroy and Mickelson finished tied for second, one shot behind.
McIlroy fired a closing 4-under 68, while Mickelson posted a 69. They took ...
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