Thomas Pieters claimed his first Rolex Series title after winning the 2022 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at Yas Links. The Belgian posted a final round 72 which was enough to finish one clear of Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Shubhankar Sharma who shared second place.
Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship 2022 final leaderboard:
This is the sixth DP World Tour title of Thomas Pieters and his first in a Roles Series event. Thanks to it he will move inside the top 35 on the Official World Golf Ranking. Pieters started the week as world number 69.
Viktor Hovland had a triple bogey and one double bogey on his still card today but the Norwegian still managed to post a round of 72. Hovland, who was one of the favorites for the win this week, finished tied for fourth at eight under par.