Ashun Wu makes history by winning the Lyoness Open


China's Ashun Wu won the Lyoness Open, his second win in 38 starts on the European Tour. The win makes him the first Chinese golfer to win on European soil, and also the first to win more than one European Tour event. Wu's previous European Tour title came on home soil at the Volvo China Open last year. 

"It’s been my first time playing in Austria and the course was very good this week," said Wu. "The sponsors have been great and I have had some Chinese friends here supporting me so I must thank them all."

Ashun Wu now has two European Tour titles

Wu carded seven birdies during a final round 69, leaving him on 13-under, one shot clear of Spain's Adrian Otaegui in second. 

"I am very happy right now," added 30-year-old Wu. "It was a very exciting finish and I still cannot believe it, but my playing partners were really good today and the scores were very close. 

"At the tenth and 11th holes I just played two bad shots. I still kept working after that to do my best to make birdies and I did that.

"I just kept focused over the last putt and I talked to my caddie and he said, ‘it’s no problem, it’s an easy line so just putt it in the hole’."