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Russell Knox claims HSBC Champions title

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Scotland's Russell Knox tasted victory on his World Golf Championship debut as he won the HSBC Champions in Shanghai by two shots.

Knox, who was a late replacement for JB Holmes, was first out on the course on Sunday morning as he completed the 18th hole of his third round with a birdie to move to 16 under.

There was a four-way tie at the top of the leaderboard at the midway point as Knox, Danny Willett, Ross Fisher and Kevin Kisner were locked together on 17 under.

But the 30-year-old pulled clear to finish on 20 under, beating Kisner by two strokes.

He told Sky Sports 4: "It's unbelievable. I always kind of thought I would win a big one as my first and it's going to take a long time to sink in."

Jordan Spieth tied for seventh place, while Rory McIlroy finished in a share of 11th on 14 under.

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