Last round 67 clinches it for Wood


Chris Wood produced a flawless final round to claim his second European Tour title with a two shot victory at the Lyoness Open at Diamond Country Club near Vienna.

Wood started five shots off the pace, but carded an immaculate 67 to secure his first success since winning the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in 2013.

He collected five birdies to finish ahead of Rafa Cabrera-Bello on -15 and afterwards declared: ““It’s fantastic to win. It was a long winter sitting at home with a cast on my wrist getting frustrated and just wanting to be out here playing and competing.

“I played great all week and today especially. I felt that if I could beat 68 today I would have an outside chance and obviously things went my way and 67 was good enough.”

Wood, who won a BMW i8 for a hole-in-one en route to a fourth-place finish at the recent BMW PGA Championship, sustained a wrist injury while playing tennis last October and was laid up for five months.

The Austrian event was dominated by Englishmen with the trio of Robert Rock, Matthew Fitzpatrick and Robert Dinwiddie sharing third spot on -10.

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