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Jeev Milkha Singh Beats Molinari in Playoff at Scottish Open

July 15, 2012

India’s Jeev Milkha Singh beat Francesco Molinari of Italy at the first playoff hole to win golf’s Scottish Open in Inverness today.

The pair had finished level on 17-under par 271 after final rounds of 67 and 72, respectively. Scotland’s Marc Warren, who three away a three-shot lead, came joint third on 16-under with Alexander Noren of Sweden.

The result means Singh qualifies for the British Open, starting in four days at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in northwest England. He picked up a prize of 518,000 euros ($633,000) today in his fourth win on the European Tour.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Christopher Elser at celser@bloomberg.net.


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