Ashun Wu wins the DP World Tour’s Magical Kenya Open, overhauling Ewen Ferguson in the final round

The Chinese golfer fired a final round 65 to claim a fourth win on the circuit.

Ashun Wu landed his fourth DP World Tour victory with a dominant performance in the Magical Kenya Open at Muthaiga GC in Nairobi.

The 36-year-old carded a 6-under-round 65 to total 16-under 268, good for a four shot victory over Hurly Long, Thristan Lawrence and Aaron Cockerill.

The 54 hole leader Ewen Ferguson stumbled to a 76 to finish in a tie for eighth.

Wu began his day with a backward step at the second, but he responded with seven birdies, four in a row either side of the turn and a pair at 17 and 18.

He was more or less in complete control throughout the back nine and became the sixth different winner from a sixth different country on the 2022 DP World Tour.

He was the third Chinese winner in DP World Tour history when he won his first title on home soil, the 2015 Volvo China Open, and since then he has added further wins in Austria and the Netherlands to confirm his international quality.

The fourth triumph sends him two clear of countryman Li Haotong as China's leading winner on the circuit.

"It's a big celebration, I'm so happy with my family here," he said, turning to his wife and three month old daughter.

"It's a very very good feeling today to win a championship. It was very tough today, I played very very well today and made seven birdies.

"After two rounds I told myself if I can make five under every day on the weekend and finish 15 under, I think I'll have a chance to win the tournament.

"Today I was four shots behind and still playing to my plan. Five under was my goal today 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.

"My short game was good today also, I saved a couple of pars, my putting was good to make birdies on the 17th and 18th, I'm happy."

Ferguson's challenge petered out quickly on the final day, with Lawrence, already a winner this season, the first to take over leadership of the tournament

But ultimately he couldn't keep pace with Wu.

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