#MondayRewind: 5 things we learnt in Mauritius

Mon 16 May 2016

#MondayRewind: 5 things we learnt in Mauritius

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May 16: The 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will be remembered for the sun, beach, golf and Jeunghun Wang of Korea. Here are five other things which made the tournament even better.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]1[/dropcap]It has been a memorable two-week swing for Jeunghun Wang but before his victories, the young Korean’s talent was questioned on social media for missing the cut at the China Open. Here’s the summary of what was tweeted: “doubt he will win soon, but miracles’ happen”. How good was it for Wang to prove his doubters wrong, not once, but twice…
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]2[/dropcap]Wang also wrote a small slice of history when he became the youngest ever player at the age of 20 years and 263 days old to claim back-to-back victories on the European Tour.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]3[/dropcap]You’ve got to feel for Siddikur Rahman. The Bangladeshi was cruising to a third Asian Tour title before a late collapse when he double bogeyed 16 and bogeyed 17. He has gone through a bad two-year stretch after struggling with a back injury but his runner-up result, his best since 2014 will give him the much needed confidence for the remainder of 2016.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]4[/dropcap]Siddikur might have lost but the runner-up result puts him back into the Olympic frame. Wang is also in the running to represent his country but he will need more results or victories to overtake Byeonghun An and K.T. Kim.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]5[/dropcap]The official AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open (@AfrAsiaOpen) called it the most beautiful week in golf. We will leave you with this photo to decide.
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