Daniel Van Tonder wins Kenyan Savannah Classic

Daniel van Tonder secured his first European Tour title at the Kenya Savannah Classic after defeating Jazz Janewattananond with a birdie…

Daniel Van Tonder wins Kenyan Savannah Classic

Last Updated on May 1, 2024 by Daniel

Daniel van Tonder got his first European Tour title at the Kenya Savannah Classic subsequent to crushing Jazz Janewattananond with a birdie on the third play-off opening at Karen Country Club.

The 30-year-old South African posted an end seven-under-standard 64 to join Thailand’s Janewattananond on 21 under standard and after the two players parred the initial two outings back down the eighteenth opening, it was the third time fortunate for van Tonder as he changed over his short birdie putt following an eminent methodology.

He was eight-under standard after 13 openings, following five additions in succession from the 10th opening, yet consecutive intruder at the fourteenth and fifteenth gave the benefit to Janewattananond. He expected to discover something unique and he holed an extensive birdie putt on the eighteenth to constrain additional openings.

The triumph is van Tonder’s fifth in his last 13 overall beginnings, while Janewattananond got his best European Tour finish since his tied second spot at the 2017 Fiji International.

Britain’s Sam Horsfield and Scotland’s Calum Hill both checked last round 64s to share third put on 20 under, while David Drysdale and Jacques Kruyswijk completed two shots further back in a tie for the fifth put on 18 under.

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