McKibbin holds on for first Euro title

(AP Photo/Ian Walton)

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Tom McKibbin held off a German challenge to win the European Open in his debut season on the European tour on Sunday.

The 20-year-old from Northern Ireland started the final round as one of six players tied for the lead at 6 under par and went on to win his first title on the tour by two shots on 9 under overall.

He finished his round of 3-under 70 with birdie on the par-five 18th after missing an eagle putt.


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