Justin Rose endured a frustrating final round and finishes the year at No 2 in the world ranking

  • Tony Finau’s final-hole birdie at Hero World Challenge saw him finish second
  • It also left Justin Rose at No 2 in the world behind American Brooks Koepka
  • Jon Rahm achieved overall victory after finishing four shots ahead of the field

Justin Rose failed to end the year with the world number one ranking as Tony Finau birdied the final hole of the Hero World Challenge to push him into third place at Tiger Woods’ event in the Bahamas.

Though Jon Rahm cruised to victory by four shots, there was still some final-hole drama as par or worse for Finau would have seen Rose move back above Brooks Koepka after weeks of flip-flopping for top spot with the American.

Instead, Finau birdied the 18th to take sole possession of second place in the tournament, leaving Rose second in the world.

Justin Rose endured a frustrating final round and finishes the year at No 2 in the world ranking

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