Fernandez-Castano edges out Ryder Cup stars Colsaerts and Kaymer at Italian Open
16:23 GMT, 16 September 2012
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano edged out Garth Mulroy and European Ryder Cup players Nicolas Colsaerts and Martin Kaymer to take the Italian Open on Sunday.
The Spaniard took his second Italian Open, having won the event in Milan in 2007, taking him to a total of six European Tour wins.
Send it home: Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won his second Italian Open near Turin
Edged out: Martin Kaymer came close to the Spaniard and was placed in joint sixth
Fernandez-Castano hit a solid shot out of the rough following an errant tee shot to birdie the final hole – finishing at 24 under par at the Royal Park I Roveri near Turin.
Mulroy fell off the pace on the penultimate hole after the South African bogeyed.
European Ryder Cup team members Colsaerts and Keymer tied for fifth place with Englishman Gary Boyd and Pablo Larrazabal of Spain, six shots behind the Spaniard.
Another good showing: Nicolas Colsaerts looked in good shape as he finished joint with Kaymer at the Italian Open
Easy does it: The Spaniard was in top form and finished on 24 under par