Jamie Donaldson climbed six places in the world golf rankings, finishing joint-eighth in his latest outing in Shanghai.
Donaldson hit just one bogey in his last 36 holes to tie with Martin?Kaymer and Bubba Watson on 14-under at the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament at Sheshan International Golf Club.
The 37-year-old had rounds of 67, 74, 66 and 67 to end the weekend 10 shots behind winner Dustin?Johnson.
It’s Donaldson's best finish in six starts in a WGC tournament.
His previous standard was a tie for 17th at the Bridgestone Invitational in August.
The performance sees the Macclesfield-based star move up to 41 in the world rankings.
In?January he’ll head for the UAE to defend the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship title he won last year.
The Tour next visits Turkey, for the Turkish?Airlines Open, which will be held at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya.