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Donaldson overtakes Rose to win in Abu Dhabi

Jamie Donaldson at the 2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
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Justin Rose, ranked No. 5 in the world, had hoped to make a statement for 2013 with a victory in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Instead, it was Welshman Jamie Donaldson who wound up hoisting the trophy.

Donaldson survived final-hole birdie bids by Rose and Dane Thorbjorn Olesen for a one-stroke victory.

Donaldson, ranked No. 47th, made five birdies and a final-hole bogey in shooting a 4-under 68 to finish at 14-under 274. Rose, who held a two-shot lead going into the final round, closed with a 71. Oleson shot a final-round 69.

Rose made four birdies but also had three bogeys. He had a 12-foot birdie putt to force a playoff, but the ball lipped out and he tossed his putter in the air in frustration.