Henningsson claims first Tour title

Sweden's Oskar Henningsson, winner of the European Tour qualifying school last November, won his first title on the circuit in the Czech Republic today.

Sweden's Oskar Henningsson, winner of the European Tour qualifying school last November, won his first title on the circuit in the Czech Republic today.

A superb second successive 67 gave the 23-year-old the Moravia Silesia Open by two strokes from England's Steve Webster and Sam Little.

Ireland's Gareth Maybin was joint leader with five to play, but saw his challenge fade, dropping back to a tie for seventh with three bogeys and a double bogey in the last five holes.

A week after finishing fourth at the SAS Masters in his home country, Henningsson went to the turn in 32, picked up further shots at the 13th and 16th, but then had a nervous wait after bogeying the last.

His challengers all made too many mistakes, however. Webster fell back with a poor front nine and Spaniard Ignacio Garrido, having taken over at the top, started the inward half with three successive bogeys.

Henningsson posted a 13-under-par total of 275 on the Miguel Angel Jimenez-designed Prosper Resort.

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