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Saturday January 11, 2014 MYT 11:41:00 PM
Saturday January 11, 2014 MYT 11:42:05 PM
PETALING JAYA: Six months of fine-tuning his game has finally paid off for Thailand’s Wisut Artjanawat.
The 32-year-old, who has been tinkering with his swing and working on his putting, fired a three-under 68 to clinch his second Sabah Masters title at the Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club in Kota Kinabalu on Saturday.
It was also his fifth Asean PGA Tour victory.
His four-day total of 276 saw him beat off compatriot Sattaya Supupramai and Vietnam’s Michael Tran by two shots.
The win was also a huge relief for him as the Thai also had to overcome the additional pressure of fighting for playing rights this year.
His winning purse of US$12,187 (RM39,827) sees him jump from 13th to third place on the final Order of Merit and secure one of the four OneAsia cards available.
“I am so happy. It all came right this week and I feel confident going into the new year,” said Wisut, who won the 2011 Sabah Masters.
“I don’t know what I would have done if I had not got my OneAsia card. It is very important. I am now happier than when I first won this title two years ago.”
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