(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Nick Watney won the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Sunday, shooting a 61 in the final round to win the event by one stroke over Robert Garrigus and Bo Van Pelt.
The 31-year-old Watney tied for the lead on the 13th hole with a birdie. He would proceed to birdie three of the final five holes to win the $1.3 million prize.
“The difference between the first round and the last three was definitely putting,” Watney said of his performance. “Today I putted as good as I have since the Barclays tournament in the States a while back.”
14-time Major champion Tiger Woods finished the event three shots back.
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