Otto holds on to win South African Open

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 26, 2011
Hennie Otto kept his nerve to par the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at the South African Open on Sunday. Otto finished with an even-par 72 for a 14-under total of 274 to edge out Wiesberger and claim his second European Tour title. Wiesberger made his final-round charge with five birdies and a bogey in a 4-under 68 to move to 13-under for the tournament at the Serengeti course. After wobbling with bogeys at Nos. 13, 15 and 16, overnight leader Otto birdied the 17th and held his nerve on the last for his first tour win since the Italian Open in 2008. Retief Goosen ended with a 73 for a share of sixth place at 10-under, while defending champion Ernie Els had three double bogeys in his 79 to crash to a tie for 69th at 5-over.
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