06 March 2022
Ashun Wu picked up a fourth DP World Tour win of his career with a four-shot victory at the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa.
The 36-year-old was four shots back going into the final day but a superb round of 65 made him the first Chinese player to win in Africa.
Ashun moves up to 158th in the Official World Golf Rankings and sixth on The Race to Dubai.
You can view highlights of Ashun's dramatic win here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhU8lKxo4CQ
Ashun said: “It's a very good feeling today to win this championship. It was very tough today, I played very well today and made seven birdies.
“I was four shots behind and still playing to my plan. Five under was my goal and after ten holes I had a good feeling, and I told myself I'll keep playing and make a couple of birdies and it's fine.
"A lot of Chinese people came to support me and I was happy to see them. It's going to be a big celebration with my family here in Kenya with me, I'm so happy.”
Also on form in Africa were David Horsey, who ended the week in fifth, and 17th-placed Espen Kofstad.
On the Challenge Tour, Mitch Waite was tied for 10th at the Mangaung Open, with Clement Sordet 18th and Mateusz Gradecki 33rd.
Darren Clarke shared 15th at the Hoag Classic on the Champions Tour.