Zanotti Enjoys Surprise Win
Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti produced a fabulous comefrom-behind victory at the Maybank Championship, thanks to a glorious final hole eagle for a closing round of nine-underpar 63. Starting the final day six shots back of leader Danny Willett, the 33-year-old Zanotti won the US$3 million cosanctioned tournament by one shot ahead of 2014 Asian Tour Order of Merit winner David Lipsky following a thrilling conclusion at the Saujana Golf and Country Club. No fewer than five players, including Lipsky, Willett, Bernd Wiesberger and Alexander Levy, held at least a share of the lead during a frenetic final round before Zanotti, whose other triumph on the European Tour was the 2014 BMW International Open. He signed off the week on 19-under-par 269 and earned US$500,000.