Li Haotong held off Rory McIlroy to win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Li started the day one shot ahead of McIlroy but was two behind after ten holes. Li went on to birdie four of his last six holes for a final day 69 and a record low total 23-under 265.
McIlroy finished second at 22-under, Tyrell Hatton came in third at 20-under, Alexander Levy fourth at 19-under and Chris Paisley finished fifth at 17-under.
Li becomes the first Chinese player to enter the top 50 in the Official World Ranking.
Li moves up 82 places to number 2 in the Race to Dubai this week, McIlroy moves up six places to 3, Hatton moves up from 49 to 10, Levy up ten places to 9 and Paisley stays at number 4.

Rank
Player
Nat
Events
Race to Dubai Points
1
FLEETWOOD Tommy 
ENG
3
628,754
2
LI Haotong 
CHN
3
523,650
3
MCILROY Rory
NIR
2
502,230
4
PAISLEY Chris
ENG
5
430,825
5
ORMSBY Wade 
AUS
4
357,710
6
FISHER Ross 
ENG
2
348,330
7
FRITTELLI Dylan 
RSA
6
325,600
8
SHARMA Shubhankar 
IND
5
248,074
9
LEVY Alexander 
FRA
2
240,000
10
HATTON Tyrrell 
ENG
2
229,200
11
CABRERA BELLO Rafa 
ESP
3
209,209
12
FITZPATRICK Matthew 
ENG
3
192,550
13
BJÖRK Alexander 
SWE
4
191,809
14
SMITH Cameron 
AUS
1
191,660
15
GRACE Branden 
RSA
3
176,100
16
PETERSON Paul 
USA
3
168,439
17
PIETERS Thomas
BEL
2
139,380
18
VAN ROOYEN Erik 
RSA
3
137,554
19
STENSON Henrik 
SWE
2
133,754
20
SURI Julian 
USA
1
133,055
Rank
Player
Nat
Events
Race to Dubai Points
21
ZUNIC Jordan 
AUS
1
127,770
22
DETRY Thomas
BEL
5
127,425
23
WANG Jeunghun 
KOR
3
100,154
24
SCRIVENER Jason 
AUS
4
87,802
25
JIMÉNEZ Miguel Ángel
ESP
2
87,600
26
LANGASQUE Romain
FRA
2
87,185
27
BRAZEL Sam 
AUS
4
82,433
28
APHIBARNRAT Kiradech
THA
3
77,400
29
SULLIVAN Andy 
ENG
3
76,769
30
AN Byeong Hun 
KOR
2
76,154
30
RAMSAY Richie 
SCO
2
76,154
32
BURMESTER Dean
RSA
5
75,416
33
HANSON Chris 
ENG
4
73,056
34
JOHNSTON Andrew 
ENG
2
71,460
35
MORRISON James
ENG
6
71,218
36
WU Ashun
CHN
5
70,970
37
PULKKANEN Tapio
FIN
3
70,898
38
VINCENT Scott
ZIM
5
69,608
39
ROSE Justin
ENG
2
66,000
40
ARMITAGE Marcus 
ENG
3
65,616
41
WIESBERGER Bernd 
AUT
2
64,680
42
KAYMER Martin
GER
2
64,500
43
CAMPILLO Jorge 
ESP
4
62,385
44
CHAWRASIA S.S.P. 
IND
3
62,199
45
POULTER Ian 
ENG
2
58,754
45
LIPSKY David
USA
3
58,754
47
CROCKER Sean
USA
3
58,625
48
GARCIA Sergio
ESP
3
58,373
49
PORTEOUS Haydn
RSA
5
58,175
50
FICHARDT Darren 
RSA
5
57,633
51
KRUYSWIJK Jacques
RSA
4
57,618
52
WALLACE Matt 
ENG
4
57,498
53
HEND Scott 
AUS
4
56,500
54
CASEY Paul 
ENG
1
56,460
54
ZANOTTI Fabrizio 
PAR
2
56,460
56
KORHONEN Mikko 
FIN
4
56,038
57
STERNE Richard 
RSA
3
53,354
58
PAVON Matthieu 
FRA
4
53,251
59
HANSEN Joachim B. 
DEN
2
52,866
60
VARNER III Harold
USA
2
51,850
61
SHIN Micah Lauren 
USA
2
51,600
62
OTAEGUI Adrian
ESP
2
48,600
63
JENSEN Lasse 
DEN
5
47,700
64
DUNNE Paul 
IRL
3
47,600
65
KARLSSON Robert 
SWE
4
46,913
66
BERTASIO Nino
ITA
3
45,925
67
CHOI Jinho 
KOR
4
45,876
68
CAÑIZARES Alejandro 
ESP
3
44,700
69
DONALDSON Jamie 
WAL
5
44,290
70
DODT Andrew 
AUS
3
42,248
71
FORD Charlie 
ENG
2
41,631
72
KINHULT Marcus 
SWE
4
40,003
73
WINTHER Jeff 
DEN
3
38,727
74
SORDET Clément 
FRA
3
38,718
75
BEKKER Oliver 
RSA
3
37,594
76
OLESEN Thorbjørn 
DEN
2
36,525
77
MANASSERO Matteo
ITA
3
35,450
78
EVANS Ryan 
ENG
3
34,188
79
COETZEE George 
RSA
5
33,777
80
COLSAERTS Nicolas
BEL
3
33,713
81
LAGERGREN Joakim 
SWE
4
33,475
82
KIMSEY Nathan 
ENG
2
33,120
83
OTTO Hennie
RSA
3
32,623
84
LIMA José-Filipe 
POR
2
31,784
84
OOSTHUIZEN Louis 
RSA
2
31,784
86
HORSEY David
ENG
2
31,200
86
WALL Anthony 
ENG
2
31,200
88
CHESTERS Ashley 
ENG
6
30,945
89
BROWN Steven
ENG
3
30,581
90
MOLINARI Edoardo
ITA
4
30,350
91
HAVRET Grégory 
FRA
5
30,000
92
KOEPKA Chase
USA
3
29,731
93
GOUVEIA Ricardo
POR
5
29,241
94
SADDIER Adrien 
FRA
3
28,639
95
HAN Seungsu 
USA
1
28,500
96
GREEN Gavin
MAS
4
27,636
97
SAKSANSIN Poom 
THA
1
27,000
98
AIKEN Thomas 
RSA
5
26,750
99
PEREZ Pat 
USA
1
26,700
100
BJØRN Thomas
DEN
2
26,250
100
ILONEN Mikko 
FIN
3
26,250
102
FOX Ryan
NZL
3
26,108
103
PIGEM Carlos 
ESP
5
25,603
104
PARATORE Renato
ITA
3
25,016
105
WALTERS Justin 
RSA
3
24,224
106
IMMELMAN Trevor 
RSA
3
23,280
106
KIEFFER Maximilian 
GER
2
23,280
108
BLOMSTRAND Christofer 
SWE
3
23,046
109
HEBERT Benjamin 
FRA
2
22,313
109
BROBERG Kristoffer
SWE
1
22,313
109
KUCHAR Matt
USA
1
22,313
112
ORIOL Pedro 
ESP
3
21,845
113
STALTER Joël
FRA
2
21,456
114
TANIHARA Hideto 
JPN
3
21,350
115
RUMFORD Brett 
AUS
3
20,880
116
WATTEL Romain
FRA
2
19,200
117
WANNASRICHAN Rattanon 
THA
1
18,700
118
DANTORP Jens 
SWE
4
18,420
119
FARR Oliver 
WAL
4
17,950
120
MCEVOY Richard 
ENG
2
17,670
121
LORENZO-VERA Mike 
FRA
2
17,400
122
PAVAN Andrea
ITA
3
17,154
123
DA SILVA Adilson
BRA
4
17,094
124
GALLACHER Stephen 
SCO
2
16,200
125
McGOWAN Ross
ENG
3
16,138
125
PEREZ Victor 
FRA
2
16,138
127
HORNE Keith 
RSA
3
15,350
127
ROCK Robert 
ENG
3
15,350
129
KAPUR Shiv 
IND
2
15,216
129
CANTER Laurie 
ENG
2
15,216
131
KHONGWATMAI Phachara
THA
5
15,195
132
SLATTERY Lee 
ENG
3
14,550
133
FISHER JNR Trevor 
RSA
1
14,123
133
SCHWARTZEL Charl 
RSA
1
14,123
135
ANGLES Pep
ESP
3
13,760
136
KRUGER Jbe 
RSA
4
13,655
137
LUITEN Joost 
NED
2
13,500
137
KJELDSEN Søren
DEN
3
13,500
139
BJERREGAARD Lucas 
DEN
3
13,385
140
SMYTH Travis 
AUS
1
13,196
141
RAI Aaron 
ENG
5
12,636
141
FOSTER Mark 
ENG
2
12,636
141
BALDWIN Matthew 
ENG
2
12,636
144
MANLEY Stuart 
WAL
2
12,420
145
HORSFIELD Sam 
ENG
4
12,338
145
KAWAMURA Masahiro 
JPN
2
12,338
147
BEZUIDENHOUT Christiaan
RSA
3
11,680
148
WARING Paul 
ENG
3
11,600
149
IM Daniel
USA
4
11,465
150
MUNRO Jack
AUS
2
11,443
151
JAMIESON Scott 
SCO
2
11,400
152
MICHAEL Anthony 
RSA
2
11,054
152
ELVIRA Nacho 
ESP
3
11,054
154
BOURDY Grégory 
FRA
4
10,932
155
HIGGINBOTTOM Jake 
AUS
2
10,695
156
GEYGER Nico 
CHI
2
10,599
157
MERONK Adrian 
POL
2
10,350
158
STAL Gary 
FRA
3
9,825
159
NEIL Bradley
SCO
4
9,525
160
HUNG Chien-yao 
TPE
1
9,200
161
PILKADARIS Terry 
AUS
2
8,973
162
FERNANDEZ Scott 
ESP
4
8,930
163
LEE Soomin
KOR
4
8,925
163
BLAND Richard
ENG
3
8,925
163
ELS Ernie
RSA
3
8,925
166
SOUTHGATE Matthew 
ENG
3
8,850
167
ARNAUS Adri 
ESP
2
8,798
168
ITEN Marco 
SUI
2
8,740
168
FAHRBRING Jens 
SWE
1
8,740
168
BROOKS Daniel 
ENG
5
8,740
168
JOHANSEN Eirik Tage 
NOR
1
8,740
172
HOLMAN Nathan 
AUS
1
7,820
173
JAIDEE Thongchai 
THA
3
7,600
174
BHULLAR Gaganjeet 
IND
2
7,520
175
QUIROS Alvaro
ESP
2
7,350
175
SMITH Jordan 
ENG
3
7,350
175
STONE Brandon 
RSA
3
7,350
178
FISHER Oliver 
ENG
4
7,245
179
KNAPPE Alexander
GER
2
6,900
179
GREEN Richard
AUS
1
6,900
179
ECCLES Ben 
AUS
1
6,900
182
HEISELE Sebastian 
GER
2
6,795
183
ROMERO Andres
ARG
2
6,750
184
VEERMAN Johannes 
USA
3
6,624
185
MACINTYRE Robert
SCO
1
6,555
185
SERNA Óscar 
MEX
1
6,555
187
HUIZING Daan 
NED
1
6,000
188
NORRIS Jason 
AUS
3
5,865
189
DRYSDALE David 
SCO
4
5,460
190
WIDEGREN Pontus
SWE
4
4,979
191
JOHANNESSEN Kristian Krogh 
NOR
2
4,830
192
PITTAYARAT Panuphol
THA
1
4,500
193
KOIVU Kim 
FIN
1
3,795
194
WARREN Marc
SCO
3
3,582
195
HANSEN Anders 
DEN
2
3,525
195
SCHNEIDER Marcel 
GER
2
3,525
197
SINGH BRAR Jack
ENG
2
3,278
198
WEBER Lionel 
FRA
3
2,933
199
BYRD Zack
USA
2
2,783
200
LEON Hugo
CHI
2
2,703
200
HAFTHORSSON Birgir 
ISL
2
2,703
200
GEARY Josh 
NZL
3
2,703
203
CONNELLY Austin
CAN
4
2,415
204
LINDELL Oliver 
FIN
1
2,185
205
PORTEOUS Garrick
ENG
2
1,833
206
TREE Toby 
ENG
3
1,819
207
PLANT Alfie
ENG
3
1,807
208
MILLAR Matthew 
AUS
1
1,722
209
EDFORS Johan 
SWE
2
1,716