Thaworn earns 13th Asian Tour title
Samui, Thailand (Sports Network) - Thaworn Wiratchant recorded a birdie and an eagle in his final three holes to cap a 3-under 68 and secure the victory at the Queen's Cup.
With the performance, Wiratchant earned his first Asian Tour win since 2010 and 13th overall, equaling the tour record.
The 45-year-old Thai golfer finished at 7-under-par 277, three strokes ahead of the field. Juvic Pagunsan (68) and Siddikur Rahman (71) shared second place at 4-under 280, while Himmat Rai (67) and Guido van der Valk (70) tied for fourth at minus-3.
Pagunsan put pressure on Wiratchant by pouring in four birdies in his final seven holes. That helped him recover from a rough front nine and got him to minus-4, the same score as Rahman.
Wiratchant, battling windy conditions at Santiburi Samui Country Club, had dipped to 3-under following a bogey at the fifth hole. He birdied the eighth and ninth before a bogey at 10 put him right back where he started the round, at 4-under.
He stayed there until the par-4 16th, which he birdied to grab the lead. He cemented his victory with an eagle at the last.
06/17 08:20:08 ET