Australia’s Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after 3-way playoff

Australia’s Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after 3-way playoff

Australia’s Min Woo Lee won a three-way season finisher against Matt Fitzpatrick and Thomas Detry at the Scottish Open on Sunday to secure his second European Tour title.

Lee birdied the main additional opening after the threesome had completed tied on 18-under standard at The Renaissance Club following an hour and a half climate delay late in the last round.

Lee and Detry additionally got places in the British Open at Royal St. George’s, with England’s Jack Senior claiming the last one on offer on account of a tie for tenth.

The 22-year-old Lee, whose sister Minjee Lee was sprinter up in the Ladies Scottish Open at close by Gullane in 2018, had prior birdied six openings in succession from the third while heading to a faultless shutting 7-under 64.

That set the clubhouse target on 18 under and the last pair of Fitzpatrick and Detry were the lone players fit for coordinating with it after rounds of 67.

Ian Poulter, Ryan Palmer and last week’s Irish Open victor Lucas Herbert completed a shot behind, with U.S. Open hero Jon Rahm another stroke back in seventh, an outcome which implies he loses his No. 1 positioning to Dustin Johnson.

On an incredibly swarmed leaderboard, Detry had risen up out of a five-way tie for the lead with a birdie on the thirteenth. Be that as it may, the Belgian then, at that point missed from short proximity for standard on the fourteenth right now the hooters sounded to suspend play because of the danger of lightning.

At the point when play continued Lee was quick to exploit the critical standard five sixteenth and his birdie was along these lines coordinated by Detry and Fitzpatrick, with Lee then, at that point leaving a birdie putt on the eighteenth simply inches shy of the opening.

He committed no such error when the threesome got back to the 18th for sudden death in any case, holing from nine feet for the winning birdie.

Australia’s Wade Ormsby had before won 204 bottles of whisky for making an hole-in-one on the twelfth, one bottle for every yard of the opening.

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