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Nick Bachem wins first European title in South Africa

Nick Bachem wins first European title in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Nick Bachem won by 4 shots Sunday the Jonsson Workwear Open. This was his first European tour title.

The German golfer carded eight birdies, four in the front nine and four in the back. He finished the round at 24 under par and left his competition at The Club at Steyn City.

South Africans Hennie du PlessisAnd Zander LombardLombard finished second at 20 under.

Bachem, a 23-year-old Bachem, led at Johannesburg’s halfway stage but was beaten by his compatriot. Alexander KnappeIn the third round, and started Sunday 1 shot behind.

He was on fire in the final round, making four birdies within six holes.

He had made his seventh birdie at No. 14 and was now a 5-shot lead over his challengers. 14 He had a 5-shot advantage over his challengers.

Bachem stated that he had set the goal to have fun today. “It’s only the beginning of my career so I just wanted to enjoy it as much and played great, and got lucky that it was mine day.”

Ockie StrydomHe was tied for fourth with, who won two of this season’s championships. Ewen FergusonAt 19 years old, he moved up to fourth in Race to Dubai standings.