David Puig loved a five-shot win within the Asian Tour’s International Series in Singapore to register his maiden victory within the skilled recreation.
The 21-year-old Spaniard, who solely turned professional 12 months in the past after graduating from Arizona State, accomplished a wire-to-wire triumph at Tanah Merah Nation Membership after firing a closing spherical 73 to complete the occasion on 19 below par.
Jaewoong Eom from Korea completed second after carding a closing 69, whereas American Andy Ogletree took one other step nearer to securing each the Asian Tour and Worldwide Sequence Order of Deserves by closing with a 69 to tie for third with Thailand’s Poom Saksansin.
Puig had a nine-shot lead in the beginning of the ultimate day due to rounds of 64, 66 and 66, and was by no means challenged. Enjoying conservatively, he made the flip in a single below with a birdie on eight, earlier than a minor wobble with bogeys on 11 and 14. The 21-year-old had a six-shot lead taking part in 18, which taking part in companion Eom birdied.
“It’s superior,” stated Puig, who gained $360,000, and have become the youngest winner of an Worldwide Sequence occasion. “That is my first 12 months as knowledgeable, however I feel I deserved a win most likely two or three months earlier than immediately. However, yeah, it’s superior, it’s one of the best feeling on this planet. That’s why I observe so onerous and I’m very completely satisfied.”
His success comes as no shock, as since turning skilled in September final 12 months he has been near profitable on quite a few events, together with in his first occasion the Worldwide Sequence Morocco, the place he was third, and the Worldwide Sequence England in August, when he tied for fourth. This was solely his ninth begin on the Asian Tour and moved him into second place on the Worldwide Sequence Order of Advantage and fourth place on the Asian Tour advantage listing.
His success comes off the again of an excellent season on the LIV Golf League, the place he has been taking part in for Torque GC – the dominant crew this 12 months, having gained 4 instances.
He added: “It has been an superior journey. I had a superb alternative to hitch LIV proper after faculty and I feel I took benefit of that and performed fairly good this 12 months. Additionally, I wish to say due to my crew, the Torque crew, they’ve all the time been very useful to me, and I discovered quite a bit from them. And yeah, taking part in in opposition to these guys, it’s a dream come true. However I feel I must be right here after which immediately I confirmed that.”
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