Sami Välimäki wins in Qatar

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October 29, 2023
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Sami Välimäki closed with a 69 on Sunday thanks to a birdie at the penultimate hole to reach 18-under and enter a playoff against Spain's Jorge Campillo who carded a 70.

Campillo parred the first extra hole while the Finn birdied for his second DP World Tour title.

"Unbelievable," said Välimäki. "It's hard to talk. It's been a long journey and it feels great.

"I've worked so hard and I feel like I've earned it a couple of times but it hasn't come my way. That's why it feels so amazing."

Scotland's Scott Jamieson and Spain's Nacho Elvira both shot 69s to finish third at 16-under.

Jamieson's finish was good enough to move into the top 116 on the Race to Dubai Rankings and retain his playing privileges for next season.

"I'm delighted, obviously," said the Scot. "Not the best situation starting the week.

"I'd spent the whole year on the right side of the line and then as each week went on and on, I kept missing the cuts by a shot.

"I spent a lot of Friday afternoons watching the scoreboards to see if I was going to sneak in. I think that was probably half my problem - I was just trying to make cuts and keep my head above water.

"Then all of a sudden this week, it's a very different game. I've got to have a result. I knew in my mind it was top-20 minimum or it won't be good enough. It's just amazing what a better mindset can do."

England's Jordan Smith closed with a 68 to finish in solo fifth place at 15-under.

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ELVIRA, Nacho-1668696669272
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TARRIO, Santiago-1466677170274
GRENVILLE-WOOD, Joshua-1467687267274
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MCKIBBIN, Tom-1371696570275
WALLACE, Matt-1371656970275
SCRIVENER, Jason-1370696967275
OLESEN, Thorbjørn-1370687166275
RAI, Aaron-1368687366275
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FERGUSON, Ewen-1166677272277
LARRAZÁBAL, Pablo-1167697170277
HUIZING, Daan-1168697070277
HØJGAARD, Rasmus-1168717068277
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BESSELING, Wil-1072697166278
LEMKE, Niklas-1070677071278
SAMOOJA, Kalle-1067736870278
MOLINARI, Edoardo-1068697269278
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PAUL, Yannik-971697168279
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ROZNER, Antoine-971677170279
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PEPPERELL, Eddie-970707069279
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JOHANNESSEN, Kristian Krogh-870707070280
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LAWRENCE, Thriston-767687274281
KNAPPE, Alexander-769707369281
SCHAPER, Jayden-771697170281
WANG, Jeunghun-770706972281
HOSHINO, Rikuya-767697471281
RAMSAY, Richie-770706972281
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WINTHER, Jeff-672686874282
ZANOTTI, Fabrizio-669707172282
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56BALDWIN, Matthew-271707273286
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63CLEMENTS, Todd+370717575291
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WILSON, AndrewPar7470--144
STRYDOM, TristenPar7668--144
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DE JAGER, LouisPar7371--144
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ARNAUS, AdriPar7272--144
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Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2023

Date: October 26th - 29th 2023

Location: Doha GC, Doha, Qatar

Purse: $3,750,000

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