• Nedbank Golf Challenge

Brilliant Bjorn seals Nedbank win

ESPN staff
December 8, 2013
Thomas Bjorn saw off the challenge of Jamie Donaldson and Sergio Garcia to claim the title in Sun City © Getty Images

Thomas Bjorn carded a marvellous final round of 65 to see off the challenge of Sergio Garcia and claim the Nedbank Golf Challenge title with a two-shot win in Sun City.

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Bjorn made four birdies and two eagles during his fourth visit at the Gary Player Country Club, finishing with a seven-under 65; although his round was marred by a bogey at the last.

It did not matter, however, as Garcia could not find anything extra in his last two holes to force a play-off and Bjorn was left top of the standings at 20-under-par overall. Garcia had enjoyed a flying start with six birdies on the front nine before following with two more on his return to the clubhouse - but his title hopes were hampered by a solitary bogey at 16.

Jamie Donaldson could not build on his previous three rounds of 67,66 and 67 as he finished with a two-under 70, joining Garcia at 18-under par for the tournament.

Swede Henrik Stenson carded 67 to finish fourth overall, while Brendon De Jonge and Charl Schwartzel each ended the event with a 66. Justin Rose made 67 to finish 12-under after his four rounds, eight shots off Bjorn's lead.

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