22 May '11, 7pm

Golf: Hoey wins Madeira Open

Golf: Hoey wins Madeira Open

MADEIRA, Portugal: Michael Hoey bagged his second European Tour title on Sunday after the Northern Irishman saw off England's Jamie Elson, joint top of the leaderboard with him overnight, by two strokes to land the Madeira Islands Open at Porto Santo Golfe. Birdies at the eighth and 14th holes formed the basis of Hoey's march to glory and he could thus afford a dropped shot on the par-three 13th, as a final round of 71 saw him finish on 10 under. Elson was runner-up with compatriot Chris Gane with Italy's Frederico Colombo leading a group of three players tied for fourth on six under after a fine round which included seven birdies before a double bogey on the par-four fourth forced him to be content with a final round 67. Portugal's Jose-Filipe Lima finished level with Colombo following a four-under 68, with Scotland's Lloyd Saltman also finishing up on a total 282 for a f...

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