Storm beats McIlroy on 3rd playoff hole to win SA Open

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 15, 2017 09:49 PM
Storm beats McIlroy on 3rd playoff hole to win SA Open
FILE - In this Thursday, July 14, 2011 file photo, England's Graeme Storm hits a shot from the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course Sandwich, England. Storm beat Rory McIlroy on the third playoff hole to win the SA Open, his first European Tour title in 10 years. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Graeme Storm beat Rory McIlroy on the third playoff hole to win the SA Open at the Glendower Golf Club on Sunday.

England's Storm held a three-shot overnight lead but was caught by the Northern Irishman who shot a 68 in the final round to finish joint top on 18-under-par 270.

Jordan Smith of England was a shot back in third ahead of a trio of South African players. Dean Burmester was fourth on 273, one stroke ahead of Thomas Aiken and Trevor Fisher, Jnr.

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