Mikko Korhonen of Finland makes the Volvo Chine Open his title with a play-off victory over Benjamin Hebert from France.
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Mikko, -6 under 66 today and Benjamin, -3 under 69 were tied at the top of the Volvo China Open with -20 under par totals, with Mikko winning with a birdie on the first extra hole, the par four 18th;
“It’s an amazing feeling.”
“I don’t know how I did it but it’s probably the putter that was my winning formula this week. I made lots of putts from outside 15-20 feet this week.”
“Winning a golf tournament is never easy. It was a battle all day as everyone was making putts and I had to stay patient and do the same.”
“It’s great to have this second win in the bag and I’m delighted.”
Benjamin is still seeking his maiden European Tour victory;
“Looking at the way I played, I’m happy.”
“Mikko played great today and he didn’t make any mistakes and putted well.”
“I’m still chasing my first win. I got close this week and I have to be more consistent and see what happens.”
Jorge Campillo, Spain, claimed third place at -19 under par, with a final round -5 under par 67.
Li Haotong was the best home player finishing in fourth spot at -16 under, signing for a last round -6 under 66.
The 14 year-old whizz kid from China, Yang Kuang, finished his first European Tour tournament with a very creditable -4 under par total.