Branden Grace holed a spectacular 40-foot putt on the 16th environmentally friendly to assert a property gain Sunday at the Nedbank Golfing Challenge hosted by Gary Participant in Solar City, North West province, South Africa.
The South African entered the closing round 3 shots powering Scott Jamieson but a closing bogey-cost-free 66 moved him to 11 underneath and handed him a 1-shot victory around the Scot, who signed for a 70.
Frenchman Victor Dubuisson also recorded a 70 to end at 9 underneath as the 3 actively playing associates produced a spectacular end to the seventh Rolex Sequence occasion of the time on the European Tour.
Grace, 29, took edge of the par-5 next and strike superb strategies to birdie the fifth and sixth but was a shot powering Dubuisson at the convert.
He ongoing to make the most of the par-5s, and gains on the 10th and 14th place him in a 3-way tie at the best prior to he created that crucial putt to acquire the title and comprehensive a momentous week in which he also found out his wife was getting a little one boy.
“It’s a desire come genuine to gain at Solar City and to gain Africa’s major,” he reported at the trophy presentation. “It’s a pretty exclusive week, we found out on Wednesday we’re getting a boy.
“I had to continue to be affected person and I had to acquire the likelihood when they arrived my way. I skipped a few of brief kinds but I consider the massive crucial was the putt on 16.”
China’s Li Haotong posted the cheapest round of the week with a 64 to end 7 underneath, a shot forward of two-time major winner Martin Kaymer and two obvious of Englishman Lee Westwood and South African Darren Fichardt.
A gain this week would have found Fleetwood acquire the Race to Dubai title, and he now heads to the time-ending DP Earth Tour Championship in Dubai with an prolonged lead at the best of the standings and the expertise that only countryman Justin Rose and Masters champion Sergio Garcia can capture him.