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Final Omega European Masters leaderboard

The final Omega European Masters 2018 leaderboard from Crans-sur-Sierre, where Matt Fitzpatrick successfully defended his title
 

Final Omega European Masters leaderboard 2018:

What happened at the Omega European Masters?

Matthew Fitzpatrick won his fifth European Tour title before the age of 25 after beating Lucas Bjerregaard in a one-hole play-off at Crans-sur-Sierre.

It was Bjerregaard who broke free to set the clubhouse target at 17-under, carding back-to-back birdies over the 14th and 15th holes to add to a sizzling front-nine of 30.

Mike Lorenzo-Vera, in search of his maiden win, saw his chances fade with a double-bogey seven at the par-5 14th, but a brilliant birdie on the very next hole levelled him alongside Fitzpatrick in a tie for second.

The Englishman, who started the day with a two-shot lead, bogeyed the 3rd and 6th but dug deep and found himself, along with Lorenzo-Vera, needing birdie at 18 to force a play-off.

Lorenzo-Vera’s ball found water on his approach to end his chances. But Fitzpatrick, a natural fader of the ball, knocked his approach to eight feet and stroked home to bring Bjerregaard back to the 18th tee after a 40-minute wait.

Fitzpatrick, who defeated Scott Hend in extra holes here last year, and Bjerregaard both found the rough with their tee shots. And while the Dane could only watch as his ball trickled past the hole and come to a rest against the collar of the thick stuff, Fitzpatrick left himself 10 feet to birdie the same hole back-to-back and complete a remarkable comeback.

What Ryder Cup heartbreak?

Click here for Harvey Jamison’s full European Masters round-up, including highlights and how Matt Wallace and Thomas Pieters dealt with their Ryder Cup snubs in very different ways…

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