Shiv Kapur Finishes Tied 14th at Italian Open

Updated: 01 September 2014 10:33 IST

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur carded four-under 68 in the fourth round. SSP Chowrasia finished tied 24th.

Shiv Kapur Finishes Tied 14th at Italian Open
File photo: Shiv Kapur in action during a golf tournament. © AFP

Shiv Kapur carded four-under 68 in the fourth round for an aggregate of 10-under 278 to finish tied 14th at the 71st Italian Open. SSP Chowrasia slipped from tied eighth in the third round to tied 24th.

Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.

Otto, who won the event in 2008, shot a 4-under 68 to finish with a 20-under total of 268 and hold off David Howell, who surged up the leaderboard with a 63 to finish second. Howell opened with an eagle and added seven birdies to beat Gallacher (65) by one shot. Gallacher needed a top-two finish to dislodge former U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell from the automatic Ryder Cup places for Europe's team.

(With inputs from AP)

Topics : Golf
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