Ockie Strydom cards final-round 63 to win Singapore Classic by one stroke
SINGAPORE — South Africa’s Ockie Strydom shot a 9-under 63 on Sunday to power up the leaderboard and clinch the Singapore Classic by one stroke from Finland’s Sami Valimaki.
Strydom carded a final round of 63 — the best score of the final day at Laguna National Golf Resort Club — to finish at 19-under 269 overall for his second win on the DP World Tour Tour after claiming the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa in December.
Full-field scores from the Singapore Classic
Valimaki, who started the final round two shots behind overnight leaders Wang Jeung-hun and Alejandro del Rey, shot a 6-under 66 to finish one stroke behind Strydom.
Wang and del Rey finished in a tie for third with Germany’s Marcel Schneider at 15-under 273.
McKibbin, a 20-year-old from Northern Ireland, who was the first-round leader after shooting a 64, finished in a tie for 11th at 13-under 275.