Atwal wins Malaysian Open

Updated: 09 March 2008 11:34 IST

Arjun Atwal won the Malaysian Open on Sunday, beating defending champion Peter Hedblom of Sweden on the second hole of a playoff.

Kuala Lumpur:

India's Arjun Atwal won the Malaysian Open on Sunday, beating defending champion Peter Hedblom of Sweden on the second hole of a playoff.

The two players had been tied at 18-under par 270 after the completion of 18 holes in the final round.

They finished a stroke ahead of England's Simon Dyson and Australia's Kane Webber on 17-under.

Atwal, who also won the event in 2003, birdied the 18th hole to force the playoff, and recorded a final round of 8-under 64.

Topics : Golf
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