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Lee Prevails in Shenzhen Slog

Soomin Lee

Who Won:

Soomin Lee won the European Tour’s Shenzhen International after inclement weather throughout the week pushed the tournament to a Monday morning finish in Shenzhen, China. The 22-year-old Korean eagled the par-5 17th hole at Genzon Golf Club en route to a closing 71. He finished at 16-under 272, two strokes ahead of Dutchman Joost Luiten (closing 68) and South African Brandon Stone (68).

Who Didn’t Win:

Luiten, who had the clubhouse lead before Lee’s late heroics, posted his second consecutive runner-up finish and sixth top-10 finish in nine starts this season. Stone notched his best finish since winning the BMW South African Open in January. Australia’s Scott Hend (closing 66), England’s Lee Slattery (71) and France’s Alexander Levy (71) shared fourth place at 13 under.

How It Happened:

Levy and Lee shot opening 66s and were tied atop the leaderboard when Thursday play was suspended after thunderstorm delays. …..READ FULL ARTICLE


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