Plaphol wins by 1 in Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar (Sports Network) - Chawalit Plaphol birdied his final two holes on Sunday to secure a 1-stroke victory over Mithun Perera at the Zaykabar Myanmar Open.
Tied with Perera entering the final hole, the overnight leader Plaphol dropped his approach on the par-5 18th within three feet and tapped in for birdie to lock up his fourth Asian Tour title.
Thailand's Plaphol carded a final-round, 3-under 69 and closed at 18-under 270.
Perera, who was attempting to become the first Sri Lankan to win on the Asian Tour, fired a 65 on Sunday.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (70) finished alone in third at 16-under, while Hwang In- choon (67), Darren Beck (69) and Angelo Que (70) tied for fourth place at minus-15.
02/24 07:55:50 ET