In the nations ranking, the Chinese team dethroned Team Thailand in Mexico, who had won the World Final twice in a row, in South Africa and in Dubai. South Korea and the United Kingdom finished in second and third place. For the ladies, Jisook Kim (South Korea, 112) was a clear winner ahead of second-placed Pornsawan Chansuke (Thailand, 106). In third place was Samantha Hill (United Kingdom, 104).
In contrast, there was a heart-stopping finale in the Men I category: Three players were tied with 106 points after 54 holes. In a "countback", Xiaowei Wu (China) was the eventual winner, ahead of his fellow countryman Qingquan Yang and James Smith (USA). Christian Batz of Germany was in a class of his own in the Men II category. With 109 points he was well ahead of Soon Tiew Oh of Malaysia and Colin Pickett (United Kingdom, both 99).