European Tour

Garcia wins thrilling playoff

2014-01-25 16:17
Sergio Garcia (AFP)

However when they started all over again for the third time, Ilonen found the bunker and misread his putt from 12 feet, while Garcia two-putted for birdie to win his 11th title on the European Tour.

Garcia had finished joint runner-up with George Coetzee last year after Chris Wood's dramatic last hole eagle had denied him a possible win.

Leading scores after the fourth and final round of the Qatar Masters at the par-72 Doha Golf Club on Saturday:

Sergio Garcia beat Mikko Ilonen at the third hole in a playoff to clinch the title.

272 - Sergio Garcia (ESP) 71-67-69-65, Mikko Ilonen (FIN) 68-67-71-66

273 - Thorbjorn Olesen (DEN) 68-69-68-68, Rafa Cabrera-Bello (ESP) 66-65-73-69

274 - Alejando Canizares (ESP) 68-68-73-65, George Coetzee (RSA) 64-69-73-68, Thomas Aiken (RSA) 67-68-70-69, Steve Webster (ENG) 65-69-70-70

275 - Magnus Carlsson (SWE) 69-71-70-65, Dawie Van der Walt (RSA) 65-72-70-68

276 - Romain Wattel (FRA) 67-68-74-67, Paul Lawrie (SCO) 67-70-69-70

277 - Carlos del Moral (ESP) 72-68-69-68, Seve Benson (ENG) 68-71-69-69, Branden Grace (RSA) 67-69-71-70

278 - Dominic Foos (GER) 70-70-70-68, Peter Ulhlein (USA) 70-69-69-70, Simon Dyson (ENG) 68-69-71-70, Darren Fichardt (RSA) 69-70-69-70, Johan Carlsson (SWE) 69-65-72-72, Adrien Saddier (FRA) 70-71-64-73

279 - Peter Hanson (SWE) 69-67-75-68, Tyrell Hatton (ENG) 69-71-71-68, Gaganjeet Bhullar (IND) 67-70-73-69, Matthew Baldwin (ENG) 68-66-74-71, Fabrizio Zanotti (PAR) 69-6968-73

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