17th December 2014

Branden triumphs at Leopard Creek

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14_ADC_RD4L_WEB-500x288Branden Grace reigned supreme at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday, Where He left the field seven shots behind and Recorded the first wire-to-wire victory of the tournament.

“It’s special to win it wire-to-wire, Because It’s more so in front of a local crowd. It was a pretty flawless round today and the perfect way to finish off an incredible tournament. Great week in the office, “he said.

The 26-year-old Gained a fifth European Tour title with a 20-under-par total. He shot rounds of 62, 66, 72, 68 to beat compatriot Louis Oosthuizen by seven shots.

“I was satisfied to finish off the tournament the way I did today,” Said Grace. “Every time I’ve won is When I’m playing well. I have not won When I’m not on top of my game. I was really good off the tee this week and Even on the 18 th I stuck to my routine. ”

The Fancourt Foundation graduate last won at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in 2012 and Waited two long years to hoist the leopard bust of this week’s € 1.5 to 1,000,000 tournament. His name join the likes of Ernie Els, Richard Sterne and Charl Schwartzel on the plate.

“This is One That Any South African wants to tick off the list,” Said Grace. “It’s extra special To Be The first guy to win Both Dunhills, so that’s something for the record books. It’s a great finish to a great week at an amazing place. ”

The win catapults aussi Him to sixth in the Race to Dubai and His 2015 season gets Underway well.

“It’s incredible how Quickly go past two years. You wonder When the next one Will Come. It’s been a hard year, but over the past Few months the work paid off HAS. It’s nice to build something blind in up to a win. I’ve been knocking for the last couples of weeks, so it’s nice to finish it off, “he said.