Poste de Flacq, Mauritius (SportsNetwork.com) – Paul Wesselingh parred the
sixth playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Barry Lane and win the MCB Tour
Wesselingh, who bogeyed No. 18 for the second straight day, shot a 3-under 69
to join Lane at 9-under-par 207. Lane was first in the clubhouse as he fired a
The duo returned to the 18th hole six times. The first five times through both
players made birdie. Finally, Wesselingh made par the sixth time they played
the 18th, but it was enough for the win as Lane faltered to a bogey.
With the victory, Wesselingh repeated as champion at this event and won for
the seventh time in the European Senior Tour.
Wesselingh played the first six holes in even-par, but he birdied four of six
holes from the seventh to jump to 10-under. Wesselingh was alone atop the
leaderboard and he parred five in a row from the 13th. However, he tripped to
a bogey at the last to fall into the playoff.
Lane opened with nine pars in a row. He birdied five of the last nine holes,
including three of the last four, to earn a spot in the playoff.
David Frost, the second-round leader, posted a 1-under 71 to end alone in
third place at minus-8. Andrew Sherborne and Jean-Francois Remesy both closed
with 68s and they shared fourth at 7-under-par 209.
Colin Montgomerie shot 4-under 68 in the final round and he ended alone in
sixth place at 6-under-par 210. Montgomerie, an eight-time winner of the
European Tour’s Order of Merit, won the Senior Tour Order of Merit easily as
he won four of the six events he played in 2014.