MOSCOW, July 28 (UPI) -- Michael Hoey
carded a 2-under-par 70 Sunday, good enough to hang onto his big lead and capture the Russian Open by four strokes.
Hoey finished at 16-under-par 272 after coming into the final round with a five-stroke advantage to claim his fifth career European Tour title.
He birdied No. 7 and 8 and came into the back nine with enough momentum to hold off Alexandre Kaleka down the stretch at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club.
Kaleka ended his day with a bogey, turning in a final-round 4-under 68 and settling for a second-place tie at 12-under 276 with Matthew Nixon (69).
J.B. Hansen (68) was fourth, one shot further back, while Gregory Havret (66), Wen-Chong Liang (66), Mark Foster (68) and James Morrison (69) all finished at 10-under.
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