Johannesburg, Oct 8: Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano has won the BMW Masters in Shanghai by a single shot from Italy’s Francesco Molinari and Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee after finishing on 11-under par on Sunday.
According to Sport24, Fernandez-Castano seems to have a liking for Asia and Shanghai in particular, having won across the city at Tomson Golf Club at the BMW Asian Open in 2006 and the Singapore Open in 2011.
Rory McIlroy had stomped away in frustration after his third round on Saturday ended with a double bogey, the report said.
However, On Sunday he birdied the monster par-four 18th to finish with a 73, the report added.
Defending BMW Masters champion Peter Hanson of Sweden, playing his first event since the US PGA championship in August because of a back injury, set the early clubhouse lead with an amazing birdie blitz, the report further said.
Fellow Swede, Race to Dubai leader and FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson, appeared to have finally overcome a wrist injury that troubled him earlier in the week, according to the report.
He shot a seven-under par final round of 65 to share 34th place on two-over par for event, the report mentioned. (ANI)