England's Wilson wins first European Tour title for almost eight years

By: AFP
Published: 10:14 PM, 4 Sep, 2022
England's Wilson wins first European Tour title for almost eight years
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Oliver Wilson ended a near eight-year wait for a second European Tour title on Sunday with a one-shot victory at the Made in Himmerland event in Denmark.

The world number 748, who played in the 2008 Ryder Cup, fired a four-under-par 67 in the final round to finish on 21-under for the tournament.

He parred the closing hole to hold off Scotsman Ewen Ferguson, who carded a 66 to finish just one stroke back.

Wilson won his only previous Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in October 2014, having previously lost in four play-offs.

"I was so in control, I feel like everything I've done since then, probably the last 10 years, to get back to here... I said I wasn't going to cry," said an emotional Wilson.

"I knew I could do it... I was so calm there, I almost enjoyed the last hole."

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