World No.1 Lee Westwood wins Ballantine Championship

Last Updated: May 01, 2011, 15:25 PM IST

Seoul: Briton Lee Westwood won the Ballantine`s Championship by a stroke on Sunday, consolidating his world number one ranking with his second consecutive title in Asia.

The 38-year old Englishman, who won the Indonesian Masters last week, hit a blemish-free five-under 67 in the final round to finish with a 12-under total of 276, one stroke ahead of his Ryder Cup team mate Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain.

Park Sang-hyun of South Korea finished third in the European and Asian Tour co-sanctioned event, carding a 10-under after an eagle on the last hole at the Blackstone Golf Club course near Seoul.

Bureau Report