UBS Hong Kong Open 2010

Ian Poulter's record-breaking performance in winning the UBS Hong Kong Open was yet another example of the Englishman's almost unmatched desire to achieve. The event's Official Publication HK Golfer summarizes the action.

Manassero plays his second to the 18th on the final dayWhat was surprising – and what made the 2010 edition of Hong Kong's oldest professional sporting event such compelling viewing – was that the Englishman didn't run away with it. Although McDowell, who was playing with Poulter in the final group, shot himself in the foot early in the final round to fall out of contention, first Simon Dyson, the 2000 Hong Kong Open champion, and then young gun Matteo Manassero, made significant inroads into his lead. Such was the quality of golf on display, particularly by Manassero, that Poulter, who only made two bogeys the entire week – at the third and 18th of his final round – won by just the slimmest of margins.


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