Qatar Masters: England’s Eddie Pepperell beats Oliver Fisher to land first European Tour title

ENGLAND’S Eddie Pepperell held off a decided problem from compatriot Oliver Fisher to declare his first ever European Tour title within the Business Financial institution Qatar Masters.

Pepperell carded a closing 70 at Doha GC to end 18 underneath par and a shot forward of enjoying companion Fisher, who missed from 10 ft for birdie on the final to drive a play-off.

 Eddie Pepperell lifts the trophy in Qatar

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Eddie Pepperell lifts the trophy in Qatar
 Eddie Pepperell hits from the rough on the 15th

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Eddie Pepperell hits from the tough on the fifteenth

Fisher's probability appeared to have gone when he bogeyed three holes in a row from the fourth, however he rallied fantastically with 5 birdies on the again 9 to pile on the strain.

A relieved Pepperell advised Sky Sports activities: "I want a glass of wine and greater than that I feel!

"What a day. Oli made it actually robust and I made it robust for myself on the finish there with the second shot on 18.

"I felt good all day, I used to be in an incredible place mentally and stored telling myself I'm going to win this and Oli definitely made life extra fascinating.

 Eddie Pepperell reacts to a missed putt on the 17th

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Eddie Pepperell reacts to a missed putt on the seventeenth
 Oliver Fisher had to settle for second in Qatar

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Oliver Fisher had to accept second in Qatar

"Aid I assume is the primary emotion, as is all the time the case with a win – though I haven't had many.

"This can give me confidence. Once you win, you understand you’ll be able to win.

"I've all the time felt and believed I’ll win out right here however it hadn't occurred earlier than today.

"You've all the time obtained to take that step and that's uneasy however sooner or later in everybody's profession they've obtained to do one thing for the first time.

"Hopefully this isn’t my final."
Sweden's Marcus Kinhult carded a closing sixty eight to end third on sixteen beneath, with Renato Paratore, Pablo Larrazabal, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano and Gregory Havret all a shot additional again.

Ultimate scores within the European Tour Business Financial institution Qatar Masters

270 Eddie Pepperell sixty five sixty nine sixty six 70

271 Oliver Fisher sixty six sixty nine sixty five seventy one

272 Marcus Kinhult sixty eight sixty nine sixty seven sixty eight

273 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano sixty eight sixty eight sixty nine sixty eight, Gregory Havret  sixty five sixty nine 70

sixty nine, Pablo Larrazabal sixty eight sixty seven 70 sixty eight, Renato Paratore seventy one sixty six 70 sixty six

274 Sebastian Heisele  sixty seven sixty eight seventy one sixty eight, George Coetzee  sixty nine sixty six seventy one sixty eight

275 Mike Lorenzo-Vera  sixty eight sixty eight sixty nine 70, Matthew Baldwin sixty eight 70 sixty eight sixty nine, Adrian Otaegui  sixty seven sixty six seventy three sixty nine

 

 

 

ENGLAND’S Eddie Pepperell held off a decided problem from compatriot Oliver Fisher to declare his first ever European Tour title within the Business Financial institution Qatar Masters.