Tour pros react to controversial F1 finale

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It's being called the "most dramatic" end to any Formula One season ever.

In summary, Dutch driver Max Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton on the final lap of the final race of the year - the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - to take both the chequered flag and the world championship title that Hamilton was bidding to win for a record-breaking eighth time. 

However, that doesn't even begin to tell the half of it. 

With Hamilton leading and seemingly on course for glory, a crash towards the end of the race brought out the safety car. 

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When race director Michael Masi reversed his initial decision not to allow lapped cars between Hamilton and Verstappen to un-lap themselves, the Red Bull driver suddenly found himself right behind Hamilton for the final lap of the race. 

With fresher tyres on his car, he took full advantage, overtaking the Mercedes man to claim his first world title - despite Mercedes' protests.

It was a stunning conclusion to the 72nd F1 season - not to mention a highly controversial one - and some of the world's top golfers were quick to chime in with their thoughts...

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