Shubhankar Sharma is celebrating winning the Rookie of the Year Award, Sir Henry Cotton, winning the European Tour, and knows he still has work after doing on the Asian Tour.
The 22-year-old Indian golfer had the goal after the start of the season with a top-10 finish at the Hong Kong Opening and later followed two weeks with the winner of a contemporary European Tour in Open Joburg.
And then, only a month later, Sharma won his second victory to the European Tour after 62 in the Maybank Championship.
Joins Former Rookies Formers of the Year Jon Rahm, Jeunghun Wang and Luke Donald as the only players in the last 20 years to win twice in their first 20 events.
Sharma would go on to finish the 28th on the Dubai Racing to Dubai Racing.
"You can only do it once in your career and I'll be very happy with the season," he said. "I'm very pleased to be on this trip.
"I'm sure that many other great players have won this award, I'm very happy I'm fortunate enough to win this year. I played well and won twice and I had a few tens, so very happy.
"To win twice and just to learn so much on this Tour with the best players in the world, I would say that I had a great year."
Sharma has little time to celebrate, however, as he is still fighting to win the Merit Order on the Asian Tour. Currently he is leading the Asian currency list of more than US $ 130,000 with six remaining events.
"There will be no celebrations for now because I still have some events [in Asia], "he said.
"I have to look at the good rounds that I've had and learned from the mistakes I've made. Today one of those ranges, so just learned from & # 39; r mistakes, "he added, referring to his 80 disappointing finalists in the World Tour DP Championships on Sunday.
"It's not as if I was playing bad, just a bit up and down. The deep sides are deep and the bad ones are a bit bad. I have to identify what's happening there, but I feel that my game is in a good place, I have only four good rounds in each other. in the next couple of weeks.
"You can never be happy with anything in golf, you have to keep yourself from pushing. I still have a lot of learning and is about building on that .I have had a great year and hopefully next year will be better than this. "