Edfors wins the European event at Sanya

SANYA, China, March 19 (UPI) -- After a closing 4-under-par 68 on Sunday, Johan Edfors of Sweden won the TCL Golf Classic at Sanya, China, by one stroke.

Edfors finished at 25-under-par 263, a record for the event. The former No. 1 on the European Challenge Tour birdied two of his final three holes, including 18.


"It felt great to see the putt drop on the last," Edfors said. "I hadn't been putting that well all day. I took a spot and gave it a go. I was really happy to see it go in."

The runner-up was Andrew Buckle (70) of Australia at 24-under 264.

Nick Dougherty (69) of England was fourth at 22-under 266.

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