Henrik Stenson still believes he could mount a late charge in a bid for Race to Dubai victory.
The Swede is winless on both sides of the Atlantic this year, but could still theoretically overhaul European Tour points leader Rory McIlroy if he produces a strong finish to the season.
Stenson will compete in all three of the remaining Final Series events as he looks to improve upon his current position of 19th the standings. Realistically, he would need to win at least two of them.
"It would be very nice to finish with a win, no question about it," Stenson told a pre-tournament press conference. "I managed to pull it off in Dubai in 2014.
"I think if I could finish off with at least one win in these last three tournaments I'm playing, then I would probably bump 2014 down a place and make this one the second best year.
The European Tour has is going through somewhat of a revival in 2020, with two of the stalwarts of the tour having managed to claim early wi
Spaniard looking ahead.
Englishman has high hopes.
Northumberland course recognised again.
Slieve Russell impressing again.
World number four feeling confident.
Home favourite wants to press home advantage.
Merger to create better opportunities.
Spanish ace extends sponsorship.