Wu holds his nerve to win in Austria
Ashun Wu produced an impressive final round of 69 as he survived a late push from Spain’s Adrian Otaegui to win his second European Tour title at the Lyoness Open.
The 30-year-old became the first Chinese player to win on European soil as he finished on 13-under, one shot clear of Otaegui who narrowly missed a birdie putt on the last to force a play-off.
Wu had began the day a shot behind South Africa’s Zander Lombard, but surged to the top of the leaderboard with five birdies on the front nine at Diamond Country Club.
However, that lead lasted just two holes as the world No. 222 found water with his approach to the 10th to card a double bogey and then bogeyed the 11th after failing to get up and down from a greenside bunker.
Wu battled back though and regained the outright lead with a birdie on the par-five 15th, but Otaegui birdied the same hole and also the 16th to join his playing partner on 13-under.
However, Otaegui then failed to save par from short of the 17th green and with Richard McEvoy dropping his only shot of the day on the 18th, Wu was able to par the final hole to claim a memorable victory.
CELEBRATION TIME: Wu hugs his caddie after winning his second European Tour title