DP World Tour: Thorbjorn Olesen wins seventh title as he cruises to four-shot victory at Thailand Classic

Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen has now gained seven DP World Tour titles (Photograph: Nigel French/PA Archive/PA Pictures)

Thorbjorn Olesen stretched away from the sphere to assert his seventh DP World
Tour title by 4 photographs on the Thailand Traditional in Bangkok.

Olesen took a two-shot lead into the ultimate spherical and birdies on the first, second and sixth sealed a effective show of front-running.

The 33-year-old cruised house with a bogey-free 66 placing him 24-under for the match, effectively away from Germany’s Yannick Paul who completed on 20-under after a closing spherical 68 on the Amata Spring Nation Membership on Sunday.

“I had some good probabilities to make birdies however I did not capitalise on them. Then it was a bonus to make birdies on two powerful holes. It made me really feel a bit of extra comfy. I felt regular and felt in management,” mentioned Olesen who had three birdies on the entrance 9 and three extra on the again.

The win marked his first title in Asia and is his first because the British Masters in Could 2022.

“It’s extremely particular,” he mentioned.

“It has been a very long time since I final gained on a tour.”

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Olsen will return to the world high 100 subsequent week.

Alexander Knappe of Germany had a stunning efficiency on the again 9 the place he managed seven birdies.

He completed with a 67 for 270 to complete joint-third, together with Dutchman Joost Luiten (69), an extra two photographs again from Paul.

Olesen’s fellow Dane Oliver Hundeboll made a hole-in-one on the par-three thirteenth.

Dale Whitnell was the best-placed British participant, taking a share of ninth place on 15-under after a closing spherical of 71.

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