Bernd Wiesberger wins Italian Open by one shot over Matt Fitzpatrick

Bernd Wiesberger stormed to his third victory of this year since he pipped Matt Fitzpatrick into the Open title with a 65 in Olgiata.
Wiesberger, who missed the vast majority of last season due to a wrist injury, made six birdies and several clutch par saves because he posted a winning score of 16 under to finish one among Fitzpatrick, who left himself too much ground to make up after driving out-of-bounds at the ninth.
Fitzpatrick had slept on the overnight lead and made a confident start if he birdied the second, and he put together a solid run of pars as Wiesberger began his stride up the leaderboard with three consecutive birdies from the fifth before shooting a second in nine to turn in 31.
When Fitzpatrick made a mistake from the ninth tee his obstructed drive sailing way right the Austrian suddenly found himself at the outright lead.
Although Wiesberger did to save par up ahead as he holed level putts from eight and 15 feet on the greens fitzpatrick could make a diploma with his ball and signed for a seven.
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Wiesberger extended his advantage to three if he birdied the short 14th and, although he missed out on another profit he knocked a to six ft and converted the chance to reach 16 under.
Fitzpatrick revived his hopes of a first win in 11 weeks after he birdied the 13th and 15th using the tournament now down since the likes of Kurt Kitayama and Matt Wallace were not able to keep up with the leading two.
Wiesberger struck a tree with his tugged moment to 17 and settled for par, and he then pulled his drive into the left rough in the last before gouging his approach through the green, then in where he pitched to five feet and then held his nerve to rattle in the putt to place the target in the clubhouse.
Fitzpatrick gave himself a opportunity to induce a play-off after a magnificent moment busted at the penultimate hole, but his eagle putt lipped out and left him having a birdie at the last to stretch the contest.
But, after splitting the fairway with his drive, his second dug to the surface and stopped 30 feet short of the invasion, along with wide of their goal drifted and supported Wiesberger to Dubai as the new leader at the Race.
The win was also his next Rolex Series name of the season although Fitzpatrick was made to ponder what could have been after posting his fourth ending of 2019, with gained the Scottish Open in July.
Kitayama birdied the 17th and parred the past to salvage a 71 which was good enough to procure outright third position in 12 under, one ahead of Matthias Schwab (66), fan-favourite AndrewSteak Johnston (68) and Scottish rookie Bob MacIntyre (71).
When he birdied eight and seven to reach 12 under wallace had seemed a likely contender, but the Englishman dropped a ball at the 11th and the effectively ended his challenge because he slipped under par and stumbled into some back-nine 39.

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