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Golf News // Jeff Winther survives bathroom lock-in to claim Mallorca Open (www.espn.com)

Golf News // Jeff Winther survives bathroom lock-in to claim Mallorca Open

Denmark’s Jeff Winther clinched his first European Tour crown with a one-shot victory at the Mallorca Open, holding his nerve in a closely-fought final round hours after accidentally locking himself in the bathroom earlier on Sunday.

Winther began the day with a two-shot lead and recorded a closing 70 to finish at 15-under overall, securing victory ahead of Sweden’s Sebastian Soderberg and home favourites Pep Angles and Jorge Campillo who were in a three-way tie for second.

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The Dane, who shot 62 twice on the par-70 course, almost missed tee-time when he locked himself in the bathroom on Sunday morning and had his six-year-old daughter to thank for coming to his rescue.

“It’s unbelievable, it’s not sinking in. I couldn’t have a…

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