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Miguel Angel Jimenez wins European Masters

09-06-2010 08:30 BJT

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The 46-year-old Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez,survived a late challenge from Ryder Cup colleague Edoardo Molinari,to capture the Omega European Masters in Switzerland on Sunday.

Leader of the Asian Order of Merit, Seung Yul Noh enjoyed a mixed round with an impressive seven birdies, but also three bogeys undoing some of his good work.

Seung Yul Noh sank this long putt at the eleventh hole for a birdie two there, with his four-under-par round of 67 leaving him at 13-under-par overall.

The 46-year-old Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez,survived a late challenge from Ryder
Cup colleague Edoardo Molinari,to capture the Omega European Masters in Switzerland
on Sunday.

Italian Eduoardo Molinari was aiming to capture his second successive tournament after the victory in Gleneagles seven days ago.

His second shot at the fifth hole left him within striking distance of the pin and a clinical short putt saw him clinch a birdie there at his second round.

Molinari followed that up with birdies at the 12th and 14th holes,before a blistering tee shot at the 15th set him up nicely for an eagle three at the par five hole, to take him to within one shot of the lead.

Miguel Angel Jiminez held a three stroke lead at the start of the day and starting his round strongly.

This birdie at the seventh hole was his third of the day,Jiminez followed it up with another at the eighth hole to reach the turn in 32.

A bogey six at the 14th hole saw Jiminez drop a shot, but the incredible bunker shot at the 17th hole, put him back on track and saw him hold off the significant challenge of the in form Molinari.

Miguel Angel Jiminez complete his round in 67 with a simple tape in put at the 18th hole,and take the title by three shots after finishing the week 21-under-par. Jimenez held on to take his third European Tour title of the year.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: CNTV.CN

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