Jorge Campillo holds off Masahiro Kawamura to win Magical Kenya Open
Campillo's five-under-par final round of 66 at Muthaiga GC in Nairobi saw him hold off Japan's Masahiro Kawamura by two strokes to end a three-year wait for a third DP World Tour title. He made four birdies in five holes on the front nine to take control of the tournament, having led by one stroke overnight thanks to a run of four in a row to close his third round. Another birdie at the 10th was followed immediately by Campillo's only bogey of his final 45 holes, but a fine birdie at 17 gave him a three-shot lead and a comfortable path down the last for par. Ballesteros won the event in 1978, with Ian Woosnam, Christy O'Connor and Trevor Immelman also among the past winners. Campillo said: "It's always nice to win a golf tournament, but if you have a name on the trophy with Seve it's more special for a Spaniard. "It's hard to put my name with those names. With where I'm from, the little town I'm from, I'm very proud." Kawamura, like Campillo, shot 66 on Sunday but was unable to build on the momentum of three straight birdies on the front nine to apply pressure. Scotland's Robert MacIntyre, the third member of the final group, took an aggressive approach to the closing holes in a bid to battle back into contention but had to settle for a one-under-par 70 and a share of seventh place on 13 under. Englishman Ashley Chesters was alongside him after a closing eagle with two more Scots, Grant Forrest and Craig Howie, a shot further back.
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