It was a play-off win for Matt Fitzpatrick of England in the Omega European Masters, beating Scott Hend of Australia to the title at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in Switzerland.
At the start of play in the final round Matt was four shot adrift of the leader Scott, but fired a last round -6 under par 64 to get into the play-off.
Matt won with a par on the par four 18th on the third time of playing, Scott signing for a bogey;
“I’m delighted, it’s one that I’ve always wanted to win.”
“I love playing this golf course, from the first ever year I came as an invite in 2014, it’s one that has really stood out on my schedule and I always want to come back and play.”
“I was saying to (caddie) Jamie, ‘I think seventeen might have cost us today’ but it’s just one of those things. It’s never nice to see but we kept our nerve and just played really smart all week.”
“I remember being here in 2015 when Dan won and his parents were there to see him win so it’s nice to have mine here too. It’s the third win they’ve seen me achieve so it’s pretty special.”
Scott rued missing the opportunity, but poor putting let him down;
“I had the opportunity and I didn’t take it. It’s just what happens when you don’t take your opportunities.”
” I would love to putt the same way I did in the play-off but it didn’t happen.”
“I came back this morning to play the 14th hole of my third round and I made a nice eagle there. It was a good start to the day.”
“I didn’t play as nicely in the afternoon but it is what it is. Fitzpatrick played great to win. He’s a good champion.”
Tied in third place at -11 under par were Tyrrell Hatton, England, -4 under par 66 today, and Fabrizio Zanotti, Paraguay, -2 under 68.