Jbe Kruger shot a final round 70 claim his first European Tour victory at the Avantha Masters in New Delhi.
Overnight leader Kruger wearing FJ ICON #52005 and SciFlex Glove started with a birdie at the fourth from 12 feet. Kruger then holed a birdie putt from 20 feet at the eighth to enter the back nine with a one shot lead, and the decisive fourth birdie of the day followed at the par three 11th
A wayward drive at the last then struck a camera, and his second went left in to trees, but faced with a daunting third over the water Kruger displayed nerves of steel to stick his approach to ten feet.
“I’m very relieved to win for the first time,” said Kruger, who putted beautifully all week. “If you want to win you need to make putts on the final day and I did that today.
The 25 year old South African’s final score of -14 insured him of taking home a prize total of € 300,000. This takes him up to 110th in the world and propels him up the Race to Dubai standings to 4th place.