NEWPORT,Wales – Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the 16th hole from 40 feet Sunday, carding a 7-under 62 to win the Wales Open by four strokes.

The Spanish Ryder Cup player trailed by one shot entering the final round and bogeyed his second hole. But he dropped no more shots and six birdies, plus the eagle, took him to a final total of 14-under 262.

It was Jimenez’s first win of the year and second of the season – he claimed the Hong Kong Open last December.

Sweden’s Martin Erlandsson shot a 63 to share second place with Spain’s Jose Manuel Lara (66).

France’s Jean-Francois Lucquin was fourth after a 67. Wales’ Ian Woosnam, Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain, shared fifth place with Joakim Haeggman and overnight leader Alessandro Tadini.


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