(Reuters) – England’s Tyrrell Hatton fired his second scintillating round of the weekend to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews on Sunday — his first European Tour title.
The 24-year-old had stormed into the lead with a majestic 62 at the Old Course on Saturday and followed that with a round of 66 to finish on 23-under for the week.
Compatriot Ross Fisher and South Africa’s Richard Sterne finished four shots adrift.
Hatton, who pocketed $800,000, carded seven birdies to stay ahead of the chasers, his only blemish coming with a bogey at the 17th.
(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Ken Ferris)