Hennie Otto holds on to win South African Open

Updated: 27 November 2011 22:42 IST

Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday.

Johannesburg:

Hennie Otto recorded a par on No. 18 for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday.

Otto finished with an even-par 72 and a 14-under total of 274 for his second European Tour title.

Wiesberger shot a 4-under 68 during the final round at the Serengeti course. He had five birdies and a bogey.

After wobbling with bogeys at Nos. 13, 15 and 16, overnight leader Otto birdied the 17th and held on for his first tour win since the Italian Open in 2008.

Retief Goosen shot a 73 and was tied for sixth at 10 under. Defending champion Ernie Els had three double bogeys in his 79 and finished 5 over for the tournament.

Topics : Golf Hennie Otto
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