Sergio Garcia plays down European No 1 chance

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The DP World Tour Championship is played at the stunning Jumeirah Estates on the Earth Course; a lengthy 7675-yard, Par 72 stretch.

In its ninth year, this tournament is the final stop of the European Tour calendar where players are vying for the championship title, as well as the Race to Dubai crown.

Defending champion Matt Fitzpatrick is in the field this week after he won this tournament previous year with a birdie at the 72nd hole.

Sergio Garcia has played down his chances of chances of Race to Dubai victory as he looks to end his season strongly at the DP World Tour Championship.

The two editions of the exciting night golf extravaganza this year have been won by Ryder Cup heroes from both sides of the Atlantic, with American Patrick Reed emerging victorious ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in July, before England's Lee Westwood claimed the title ahead of the British Masters supported by Sky Sports, emulating Frenchman Alexander Levy, who won the inaugural edition at the same event in 2016.

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"It would be the biggest moment of my career, I'll be well aware of that tomorrow", Jamieson said. "I'm happy finishing second, third or fourth or whatever I finish at the end of the week (Sunday)". A couple of the fairways are looking better than the last few years. I think they have narrowed a lot of the fairways from a year ago. It was designed by Greg Norman, who has identified European parkland courses as his inspiration, which is perhaps why the elite-level players have taken to the layout very nicely.

"I don't even know", he admitted. It doesn't really bother me. I can't control what the other people do.

"I sat down with my team and had a discussion about what was going on in my game and figured out that I needed to drive it better and that's made a massive difference", said Fitzpatrick.

Tommy Fleetwood enhanced his chances of winning the Race to Dubai by climbing into the top 10 on day three of the Nedbank Golf Challenge as Scott Jamieson took the lead in Sun City. It's going to be a new experience, it's going to be a great experience.

The 23-year-old endured a rocky summer but is heading into this week's season-ending event in fine form having picked up his fourth European Tour title at the Omega European Masters in September before going on a consistent run that has seen him finish in the top 15 in each of his six events since the victory in Switzerland.