Levy Wins Volvo China Open in OT

Frenchman Alexander Levy beat South African Dylan Frittelli in a playoff to win the Volvo China Open.

 
Levy, who won this event in 2014, began Sunday’s final round seven shots back of 54-hole leader Frittelli. Levy birdied the par-5 18th to finish at 17-under and force the playoff with Frittelli.

A birdie on the final hole would have won it for Frittelli, but his second shot sailed over the hospitality tent and eventually settled for par-5 to finish at 2-over for the day, and tied with Levy at 17-under.

On the first playoff hole, No. 18, both players were on the green in three and had putts for birdie. Frittelli missed his attempt, but Levy dropped his from 15 feet for the win.


Top 10

1 Alexander Levy -17
2 Dylan Frittelli -17
3 Pablo Larrazabal -16
T4 Bernd Wiesberger -15
T4 Chris Wood -15
T6 Ross Fisher -14
T6 Y.E. Yang -14
8 George Coetzee -13
T9 Jorge Campillo -12
T9 Soomin Lee -12


Playoff Highlights


Quotable

“It’s a goal and a dream for me to play the Ryder Cup in France. I will do a lot of work to play the Ryder Cup and I will do my best to be part of the team.”
Alexander Levy


Final Leaderboard

DateTime (EST)Channel
THU1:30PM - 6:30PMTGC
FRI1:30PM - 6:30PMTGC
SAT12:00PM - 1:30PMTGC
SAT2:00PM - 6:00PMCBS
SUN12:00PM - 1:30PMTGC
SUN2:00PM - 6:00PMCBS

Sources: Associated Press, European Tour


Staff

This post was produced by a Pro Golf Weekly staff member.



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