Nicolas Colsaerts (FJ ICON & StaSof) beat his fellow competitor on the final green to win the Volvo World Match Play Championship.

In blustery conditions at Finca Cortesin, the Belgian bomber continued his remarkable record in Volvo-sponsored events.  Since winning his maiden European Tour title at the Volvo China Open in 2011 he has finished third at last year’s Volvo World Match Play, fourth at the Volvo Golf Champions and second at the 2012 Volvo China Open.

His seventh win as a professional takes him into the Official World Golf Ranking's top 50 for the first time and lifts him into an automatic qualifying place for The Ryder Cup.


The 29 year old from Brussels, whose 316 yard average off the tee is longer than that of America's number one bomber Bubba Watson, Moves to €1,130,111 in The Race to Dubai.  This is the second consecutive season and second time in his career he has won more than €1 million in a single season. It is also his highest single-season earnings, beating the €1,091,504 he amassed in 2011.