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Denmark's Winther claims first European Tour title on Mallorca

Denmark golfer Jeff Winther
Denmark golfer Jeff Winther
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Dane Jeff Winther held on for a one-shot victory at the Mallorca Open on Sunday to clinch his maiden European Tour title.

The world number 307 took a two-stroke lead into the final day and carded a battling level-par 70 in the fourth round to edge out Spanish duo Pep Angles and Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez and Sweden's Sebastian Soderberg.

Winther made a bogey on the 18th green, after taking a two-shot advantage down the last, and celebrated with his family.

"I'm overwhelmed," he told

"I'm very pleased to see both my kids here and my friends, it's fantastic. We've got a flight home tomorrow at 10am but tonight is going to be great I think."

It was the 33-year-old Winther's first top-10 finish since a third-placed effort in Gran Canaria in April.

He finished the tournament on 15 under par after firing eight-under 62s in the first and third rounds.

Leading final-round scores in the European Tour's Mallorca Open on Sunday (GBR/IRL unless stated; Par 70):

265 - Jeff Winther (DEN) 62-71-62-70

266 - Pep Angles (ESP) 65-70-64-67, Jorge Campillo (ESP) 64-69-64-69, Sebastian Soederberg (SWE) 66-68-64-68

268 - Laurie Canter 68-66-70-64, Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez (ESP) 66-67-67-68

270 - Andrew Johnston 66-71-67-66, Niklas Lemke (SWE) 63-71-69-67, Jack Senior 68-67-66-69, Bryce Easton (RSA) 63-67-70-70

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