facebook
twitter
search
search

Fernandez-Castano rallies for Italian win

Sept. 16, 2012 at 12:26 PM

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano rallied from a stroke behind Sunday, carding an 8-under 64 to claim his second career Italian Open title.

Fernandez-Castano began the final round one shot behind third-round leader Garth Mulroy and finally grabbed the lead on the 17th hole when Mulroy bogeyed after a poor second shot.

The Spaniard then birdied the final hole and Mulroy settled for a par, giving Fernandez-Castano a two-shot victory at 24-under 264.

It marked his sixth career win on the European Tour -- he also took the Italian event in 2007.

Sharing third place at minus-20 were Italian Matteo Manassero and Gregory Bourdy, each of whom fired 7-under 65s.

Tied for fifth were Martin Kaymer (67) and Nicolas Colsaerts (67).

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Women's World Cup: U.S. inspired for rematch vs. Japan
Report: Los Angeles Lakers on verge of acquiring Hibbert
Dallas Mavericks land DeAndre Jordan
San Antonio Spurs optimistic about Ginobili returning