Turkish Airlines Open: Victor Dubuisson Claims Title

Victor Dubuisson held off Jamie Donaldson, Justin Rose and Tiger Woods to clinch his maiden European Tour title at the Turkish Airlines Open.

The 32-year-old Frenchman carded a final-round 69 to finish the tournament two clear on 24 under.

Wales' Donaldson hit a hole-in-one at 16 in his 63 to end second, while remaining two ahead of world number one Woods (67) and US Open champion Justin Rose (65).

Ian Poulter (69) tied for fifth with France's Raphael Jacquelin at 19 under. Sweden's Henrik Stenson (69) finished one stroke further behind to maintain his lead the Race to Dubai rankings.

"I wanted to cry on the 18th green," revealed Dubuisson before picking up a cheque for £411,000. "I still don't realise that I've won such a big event.”

And he struggled to keep his emotions in check as he added: "The start was a bit difficult because I did not hit the ball well and struggled on the greens. I didn't hole any birdie putts on the front nine and all the good players were coming back at me.

"But I spoke to my caddie at the turn and told him everything is OK and I would make one or two birdies on the back nine."