Min Woo Lee wins Macau Open


Australian golfer Min Woo Lee has secured a wire-to-wire, record-breaking win on the Macau Open, capturing a final-round 63 to safe a two-shot victory over Thailand’s Poom Saksanin.

Lee, who was ranked forty seventh on the earth heading into the Asian Tour occasion, completed at 30-under par – a event report – to win for the primary time since his 2021 Scottish Open triumph.

The earlier Macau Open record-winning rating was set by Queenslander Scott Hend, who shot 20-under in profitable the occasion in 2015.

“I performed fantastic, actually flawless golf for lots of the holes,” a delighted Lee mentioned.

“There have been only some holes that I may actually look again on, however I’m actually pleased with the way in which I dealt with myself.”

Min Woo Lee (centre) celebrates after winning the Macau Open. Picture: Paul LAKATOS / Asian Tour / AFP
Min Woo Lee (centre) celebrates after profitable the Macau Open. Image: Paul LAKATOS / Asian Tour / AFPSupply: AFP

The 26-year-old Perth product began Sunday’s closing spherical two photographs away from Saksanin, who additionally completed with a scorching eight-under 63 on the par-71 Macau Golf and Nation Membership course.

“Poom performed unbelievable immediately” Lee mentioned.

“He by no means left, he simply stayed round. I attempted my finest and ended up on high, however he was giving it to me for the entire time.”

Andrew Dodt was the second-highest Australian finisher, along with his final-round 65 giving him a event whole of 15-under and a tie for eleventh on the leaderboard.



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