Aiken wins Avantha Masters, India's Bhullar second

Overnight leader Aiken fired three birdies on the first nine and two more on his way back to maintain a three-shot lead over the chasing pack.

hidden March 17, 2013 17:15:17 IST
Aiken wins Avantha Masters, India's Bhullar second

South African Thomas Aiken clinched the second European Tour title of his career Sunday as he shot a 5-under 67 for a 23-under total of 265 to win the Avantha Masters.

Aiken wins Avantha Masters Indias Bhullar second

Overnight leader Aiken fired three birdies on the first nine and two more on his way back to maintain a three-shot lead over the chasing pack. AP

Overnight leader Aiken fired three birdies on the first nine and two more on his way back to maintain a three-shot lead over the chasing pack.

India's Gaganjeet Bhullar rallied for an 8-under 64 that included three birdies on his last five holes to finish runner-up after starting the final round six strokes behind Aiken in joint eighth.

Chinese player Liang Wenchong shot a 3-under 69 to finish third on 270, the highlight of his final day's card coming with an ace on the par-3 No. 7.

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