Mulroy takes first European Tour title
Sunday, November 20, 2011
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa's Garth Mulroy shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship for his first European Tour title.
Mulroy began the day with a two-stroke lead. He was pushed by Scotland's George Murray, but managed to birdie Nos. 15 and 16 to finish at 19 under for the tournament.
Murray eagled the 15th at Leopard Creek while Mulroy bogeyed the 14th, putting pressure on the home. But Mulroy responded with the consecutive birdies, including a 60-foot downhill putt on 16, and closed with two pars.
Murray's second place was his career-best European Tour finish.