Christiaan Bezuidenhout claimed his second European Tour title on Sunday as the home favourite triumphed at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Heading into the final round three strokes off the pace, the 26-year-old recovered from a double bogey on the seventh to card a blemish-free back nine and finish four shots clear of the field.

Three birdies after the turn helped the South African to 69 for the day and 14 under for the tournament, with England's Richard Bland in a tie for second with Sean Crocker, Adrian Meronk and Jayden Schaper on 10 under par.

Bezuidenhout, who has battled to the sport's elite level despite nearly dying as a child after drinking rat poison, last claimed a European Tour title at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters in June 2019.

"It's incredible," said Bezuidenhout, who finished in a tie for 38th at the Masters this month. "This tournament has been close to my heart since I played it for the first time. It's always been a tournament I wanted to win and to pull it off today is really, really special to me.

"I'm proud of myself to stick in there and to have pulled it off round here.

"I played with Louis [Oosthuizen] and Charl [Schwartzel] in a practice round at Augusta and they said you can't play this course the way you played it with the previous grass on it. I never thought of it that way and I just came here with a different frame of mind and I played it like it's playing now: firm and fast."

Bland, who shot 70 on Sunday, was the only other top-five finisher to card a final round under par.

Scotland's Robert MacIntyre produced the strongest performance on the day, with six birdies in a round of 67 propelling him up the leaderboard to a share of sixth.

Wesley Brown followed up his first-round score of 66 on Monday with a five-under par 67 to win the two-day Sterling Asset Management-sponsored Golf Tournament by the Pro Golf League in the  at the Caymanas Golf Course in St Catherine on Tuesday.

In the final tournament on the Jamaican Pro League calendar, Brown’s exceptional play saw him finish 13 shots clear of Raymond Brown and Sean Green, who shot identical scores of 72 and 74, respectively, for overall scores of 146.

Allan Graham completed the final round with a 77 for an overall score of 150 while Orville Christie and Ricardo Perry shot 79s and 74s, respectively, to close on 153, a massive 20 shots off the winner.

Al Robinson, who was six-over on Monday, was seven-over on Tuesday for a score of 157.

Martin Butt was the best of the Senior Pros with a final round score of 73 but he just managed to hold off a charging Joel Campbell. Campbell’s 69 was the best score of the final round but had him coming up a stroke short of Butt’s combined score of 148.

Campbell was eight-over and five shots behind at close of play on Monday.

Meanwhile, Linval Higgins final round score of 78 gave him a combined score of 152 for third. Windell Stewart was a further shot back after he closed with 74, an improvement on the 79 he shot on Monday.

Joe Soe (77/79) for 156 and Ian Christie (81/77) for 158 rounded out the top five.

Sean Morris was the best of the amateurs with his final round score of 73 to register a two-stroke win over first-round leader Justin Burrowes, who shot a 79 to fall behind to finish two shots back.

Having shot a first round score of 74, Shamir Wilson wasted a glorious opportunity to challenge for the win but collapsed with an 8-over par score of 80 to register a final score of 154 to finish third, four shots off the pace.

Rocco Lopez’s opening round of 75 had also put him in early contention but he imploded massively on Tuesday with an 11-over par 83 to finish eight strokes behind the winner. He ended in a tie with Christian Chin, who shot 82 to finish on 158.

Ahman Dhiman (81) for 162 and Milan Roof (94) for 173 rounded the amateurs.

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Robert Streb claimed his first PGA Tour title since 2014 at the RSM Classic, where he prevailed in a play-off against Kevin Kisner.

Streb's sole win had come at the same event six years ago, but the American ended his drought after birdieing the second play-off hole in Georgia on Sunday.

After trading pars on the first extra hole, Streb birdied the par-four 18th as countryman Kisner could only record a par at the Sea Island Golf Club.

Streb became the first two-time winner of the RSM Classic, where he is the fifth consecutive 36-hole leader/co-leader to reign supreme at the tournament.

The 33-year-old is also the first player to capture his first two Tour victories at the same event since Daniel Berger (2016-17 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic).

A play-off was needed after Streb (68) and Kisner (63) – both playing the Seaside course – finished 19 under through 72 holes, a stroke ahead of Cameron Tringale (62).

Streb had carried a record-equalling three-shot lead into the final round, but he was caught by the rallying Kisner, who was flawless with seven birdies and no bogeys to mark his lowest final-round score since 2016.

Bernd Wiesberger (63) and Andrew Landry (64) finished tied for fourth at 17 under, a stroke better off than Harris English (62), Camilo Villegas (66), Kyle Stanley (66) and Zach Johnson (68), while former world number one Jason Day (65) earned a share of 12th position – five shots behind the top two.

Joachim B. Hansen produced a blemish-free final round of 67 to claim his maiden European Tour title at the Joburg Open.

Having ended Saturday trailing leader Wilco Nienaber by one shot, Hansen held his nerve over the closing holes to triumph for the first time at the 146th attempt.

Nienaber led by as many as three shots by the turn at Randpark Golf Club, only to see his advantage whittled away.

Hansen birdied three of his first five holes on the back nine before a succession of pars proved enough, aided by the leader finishing with back-to-back bogeys.

The Dane was understandably emotional after holing the winning putt, as he ended up on 19 under for the week.

"I putted really well, almost haven't missed a putt inside six feet and holed a lot of long ones as well," Hansen – who won two tournaments on the European Challenge Tour in 2018 - said.

Nienaber finished alone in second, two shots back of the new champion but one clear of fellow South African Shaun Norris.

It was an eventful final day for the overnight leader, as he came close to holing a clever long-distance putt at the 15th that saw the ball sent into the first cut off the green.

He also got a kind break on the 17th when he somehow avoided his ball rolling into the water hazard, though he still went on to record a bogey at the hole.

Robert Streb will carry a record-equalling three-stroke lead into the final round of the RSM Classic.

Champion in 2014, Streb carded a three-under 67 in the third round on the Seaside course at the Sea Island Golf Club in Georgia on Saturday.

The American moved into 17 under and his three-stroke lead tied the record for the largest 54-hole advantage in tournament history.

Streb, whose only previous PGA Tour victory came at the same event in 2014, produced a bogey-free third round that included three birdies.

Zach Johnson (65) and Bronson Burgoon (67) are Streb's nearest challengers at 14 under.

Emiliano Grillo produced a fast finish with an eagle and two birdies on his final four holes to shoot a 65 and sit a shot behind Johnson and Burgoon.

Kevin Kisner (66), Kyle Stanley (68) and Camilo Villegas (70) are further back at 12 under.

Villegas dropped back into that tie for fifth after mixing three birdies with three bogeys.

Jason Day, who missed the cut at last week's Masters, continued his consistent showing with a second straight 67, the Australian sitting at nine under in a tie for 14th.

Former champion Robert Streb matched his career low to claim a two-shot lead after two rounds at The RSM Classic.

Streb carded a nine-under-par 63 to top the leaderboard at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour tournament on St Simons Island on Friday.

The 33-year-old, whose lone Tour triumph came via the 2014 RSM Classic when it was known as the McGladrey Classic, birdied his last two holes on the Plantation Course at Sea Island.

Streb, bogey-free with nine birdies, led by as many as five strokes before ending the second day two shots clear of joint-overnight leader Camilo Villegas on 14 under.

The last four winners of The RSM Classic – Tyler Duncan, Charles Howell III, Austin Cook and Mackenzie Hughes – each held the 36-hole lead.

"I don't want to be the one that breaks it," Streb said. "There's still a lot of golf left, and we'll see what happens."

Villegas followed up his first-round 64 with a six-under-par 66, highlighted by an eagle at the last, as the Colombian eyes his fifth Tour crown and first since 2014.

He carded his lowest opening 36-hole score of his Tour career this week.

Bronson Burgoon (63) and Patton Kizzire (66) are tied for third, three shots off the pace heading into the weekend.

Including his second-round 70, Peter Malnati is now a collective 60 under through his first 20 rounds of the season, with only two over-par scores. By comparison, in his final 20 stroke-play rounds last season, he was five over with nine over-par scores.

Malnati is among 11 players tied for 11th position, including Matt Wallace (71), who went from co-leader to seven shots adrift of Streb.

Former world number one Jason Day (67) is a stroke further back, while Justin Rose (70) and defending champion Duncan (66) missed the cut.

Matt Wallace and Camilo Villegas share the one-stroke lead after the opening round of The RSM Classic.

Wallace and Villegas, who both played the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club, carded six-under-par 64s on Thursday.

Colombian golfer Villegas birdied his last hole to end the round bogey-free and claim a share of the lead with England's Wallace.

Villegas – making his seventh RSM Classic start – is seeking his fifth PGA Tour victory and first since the 2014 Wyndham Championship.

Wallace, a four-time winner on the European Tour still eyeing his maiden PGA Tour crown, holed eight birdies and two bogeys to top the leaderboard. 

Rory Sabbatini, Peter Malnati, Cameron Tringale, Adam Long, Patton Kizzire, 2014 winner Robert Streb, Keegan Bradley and Doug Ghim are five under heading into the second round.

Zach Johnson opened with a 66 in his 11th RSM Classic start, marking the third occasion to start the event with a sub-70 score. He claimed top-10 finishes in 2017 (tied for eighth) and 2018 (tied for seventh). 

Former U.S. Open champion Justin Rose posted a two-under-par 70, while Australian star Jason Day shot a 69. 

Defending champion Tyler Duncan – playing the Plantation Course – struggled to a four-over-par 76.

Cameron Smith feels he could win a couple of Masters titles if he replicates his history-making Augusta performance.

Smith became the first player in Masters history to card all four rounds in the 60s at the major tournament after going 67-68-69-69, but he still finished runner-up on Sunday.

The unheralded Australian ended the rescheduled event 15 under, level with Sung-jae Im, but still five strokes adrift of record-breaking champion Dustin Johnson in Georgia.

It was Smith's best major performance, having tied for fourth at the 2015 U.S. Open.

After achieving a first in The Masters' 84 years, Smith told reporters: "I had no idea starting today that I needed to do that. That's really cool. 

"I honestly can't believe it, but just got to put it down ‑‑ myself, just got to put it down to just scrambling and digging deep. There were a few times throughout week where I could have let it slip away, and it didn't."

Reflecting on his bittersweet display, Smith – winner of two PGA Tour titles and as many on the European Tour – added: "It would have been cool to do that and win. I was actually saying before, you know, I'd take 15‑under around here the rest of my career and I might win a couple. 

"It's just the way it is. I felt as though I didn't quite have my longest stuff, like I said, this week, but my scrambling was what kept me in it."

"I felt like I got away with a lot this week, a bit of skewwhiff shots into the green, something I might need to tidy up if we're coming back here and it's firm and fast," continued the 27-year-old, who was tied for fifth at the 2018 Masters.

"But I love the place. I want to win here really badly, and I feel like it brings the best out of my game."

Bryson DeChambeau felt like he shot 15 over after the American star failed to live up to his own hype at the Masters.

DeChambeau stormed to his maiden major success at the U.S. Open in September but was unable to replicate his Winged Foot success in Georgia this week, finishing two-under-par at Augusta, where Dustin Johnson reigned supreme.

The 27-year-old vowed to play the iconic par-72 course as if it were a par-67, yet found himself scrambling to make the cut on Saturday after opening efforts of 70 and 74.

Renowned for his huge drives off the tee, DeChambeau seemed pent up throughout the tournament, and dropped 18 shots in total, including a triple bogey on day two.

DeChambeau managed to card in the 60s on just one occasion from his four rounds, ultimately finishing tied for 34th place and 18 strokes adrift of champion Johnson on Sunday.

Reflecting on his performance, DeChambeau lamented an opportunity missed, labelling it as "one of those weeks".

"At the beginning of the week I felt like I could have a great chance to win the tournament if I just played my game," DeChambeau told a news conference. 

"Shoot, I made enough birdies this week and eagles to have a chance to win. There's no doubt about that. 

"I made way too many mistakes that I've got to talk about with my caddie and go, hey, how do we not make these mistakes anymore, how can we work better as a team to have that not happen?

"At Winged Foot we did a great job of it. This week we didn't. We didn't place it in the right places and I mis‑hit a lot of shots that usually are pretty easy for me. 

"Numerous factors that were in play, but to have all this adversity and to still finish it off somewhat decent and be under par for the week is great, even though I feel like I shot 15 over for the week, really, to be honest with you. 

"It was one of those things, one of those weeks."

DeChambeau also claimed he had been feeling slightly off-kilter during his rounds.

"I've got to fix whatever is going on up here," DeChambeau said. "I have no idea. Just dizziness. It's only when I go from down to up, so I can't even like think and talk right now.

"But that's just what happens, I go down and up and my brain gets all disoriented. I've got to fix that, and once I fix it I'll be even better than now, and when something arises in the future, I'll just keep trying to fix it.

"I'm hydrated, everything is fine. It's just about orientation. There were numerous times where I was over it and I just felt super uncomfortable. 

"I couldn't see anything. I couldn't see the line. It was really weird. I missed a lot of putts today."

Dustin Johnson admitted his emotions threatened to get the better of him as he closed in on a record-breaking win at the 2020 Masters.

The world number one claimed the famous green jacket for the first time after finishing five strokes clear on an historic 20-under-par - the first time any player has reached that mark at Augusta.

It was the 36-year-old's second major triumph and the first since his 2016 victory at the U.S. Open, but he said this was the tournament he always dreamed of winning.

As he and his caddie, younger brother Austin Johnson, closed out a final round of four under, he found it tough to keep his emotions in check as he thought ahead to receiving the iconic blazer from 2019 champion Tiger Woods.

"It's always tough to get it done in a major, no matter how good you're playing, it's hard," he said. "I was nervous all day; I could feel it. The Masters for me is the biggest, the one I wanted to win the most. I'm proud of the way I handled myself and the way I finished off the tournament.

"Honestly, it still feels like a dream. As a kid, dreaming about winning the Masters, having Tiger put the green jacket on you, it still seems like it's a dream. I'm here; what a great feeling it is. I couldn't be more excited.

"It's an unbelievable feeling, to experience that with my brother. It's a big help to have him here on my bag, I wouldn't want anyone else there. To share all these memories and moments with him is incredible. I had a jam a little bit on the 18th, he was tearing it up, it made me tear up – I still got to finish this off, I can't be crying! I'll remember this for the rest of my life.

"It's an incredible feeling. I've played unbelievable golf all week. The conditions of the course definitely helped the scoring a little bit. I played really well, today felt really difficult, the wind was very tricky. To have the scoring record, shooting 20 under is a great honour. I'm so excited, it's hard to even talk."

Woods hailed the achievement of a man he says has brought a new level of "athleticism" to golf.

"He's an amazing athlete," Woods said. "He's one of the first guys to ever bring athleticism to our sport.

"DJ has just an amazing ability to stay calm in tough moments, and in order to win this event, and we all know as past champions how hard it is, the emotions we have to deal with out there.  There's no one more suited to that, I think, than DJ."

Tiger Woods imploded in remarkable fashion on the 12th hole at Augusta on Sunday, but the five-time Masters champion was proud of his response to the setback. 

Woods – who triumphed at Augusta in 2019 – fell apart on the par-three hole at Rae's Creek during his final round, shooting a 10. 

The 15-time major winner's tee shot bounced back into the water and a wedge from the resultant drop also found the drink. 

Woods' then landed his next shot into a bunker, before his subsequent attempt out of the sand sailed over the green and back into the water for a third time. 

He regained his composure to finish with two putts, though the damage was already done as he slipped to four over par.

However, Woods hit back to shoot five birdies over his last six holes, ensuring he ended his tournament by signing for a score of 76, leaving him at one under. 

"That's part of our sport," Woods told reporters. "This sport is awfully lonely sometimes.  

"You have to fight it. No one is going to bring you off the mound or call in a sub. You have to fight through it.  

"That's what makes this game so unique and so difficult mentally. We've all been there, unfortunately. I've been there and you just have to turn around and figure out the next shot, and I was able to do that coming home."

Explaining his error-strewn effort on the 12th, Woods added: "Well, I committed to the wrong wind. 

"The wind was off the right for the first two guys, and then when I stepped up there, it switched to howling off the left, and the flag on 11 was howling off the left.  

"I didn't commit to the wind, and I also got ahead of it and pushed it, too, because I thought the wind would come more off the right and it was off the left, and that just started the problem from there. 

"From there I hit a lot more shots and had a lot more experiences there in Rae's Creek, and then this is unlike any other sport in which you're so alone out there and you have to figure it out and you have to fight and no one is going to pull you off the bump and you just have to figure it out." 

Woods finished 19 strokes behind winner Dustin Johnson, who capped a supreme performance with a fourth-round 68 to finish on 20 under, the first player to reach that number in Masters history. 

World number one Dustin Johnson rounded off a dominant week at Augusta National by claiming his maiden Masters crown.  

Johnson finished on a record-breaking 20-under for the tournament, five strokes clear of nearest rivals Cameron Smith and Sungjae Im. 

The 36-year-old took some time to relocate the imperious form he displayed during Saturday's bogey-free 65, dropping shots at four and five.  

That wobble offered a reminder that Johnson had failed to convert on the previous four occasions he had held a 54-hole lead at a major.  

However, the 2016 U.S. Open winner stormed clear on the back nine, with an immaculate wedge to six feet on 15 setting up a third consecutive birdie - a successful putt that made him the first player in Masters history to reach 20-under.

Dustin Johnson won the Masters with a score of 20-under par - the world number one becoming the first player in history to reach that mark at Augusta.

Dustin Johnson's previously commanding position at the top of the Masters leaderboard was left looking a little less dominant after his lead was cut to two at the halfway point of the final round on Sunday.

The world number one enjoyed a near flawless outing a day earlier, his seven-under-par 65 helping him to equal the 54-hole record set by Jordan Spieth in 2015 and open up a four-shot lead over Cameron Smith and Sungjae Im.

But an early wobble offered encouragement to the chasers, particularly the impressive Smith, who found himself as Johnson's closest competitor at the turn.

Having parred the first, Johnson then showed signs of unease as he scrambled to avoid dropping a shot on the par-five second.

A birdie at the third proved a false dawn of sorts as back-to-back bogeys followed.

At the same point, Im was two under for the day and seemingly closing on Johnson, only for the South Korean's bogey at the sixth to set him back.

However, at the halfway point it was Smith – a Masters debutant, like Im – who appeared the most likely to knock Johnson off the summit, the Australian just two adrift having been four off the pace at the start of the day.

Smith made it to the turn in 33, his remarkable approach shot from a bed of pine needles setting up his fourth birdie of the day on the ninth.

Elsewhere on the course, five-time Masters champion Tiger Woods endured a torrid time on the par-three 10th, incredibly carding a 10 after three visits to Rae's Creek

Defending Masters champion Tiger Woods hit a 10 with three water balls on the par three 12th at Augusta on Sunday.

Woods imploded at Rae's Creek during his final round, with his tee shot bouncing back into the water and a wedge from his subsequent drop rolling into the drink off the green.

His next attempt found the back right bunker but another horrible shot floated over the green and he was in the wet stuff for a third time.

The 15-time major champion finally managed to two-putt and find the hole, slipping from three under for the tournament to four over. His Sunday round slumped to nine over.

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