Yang stages comeback to win Korea Open
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
CHEONAN, South Korea – Y.E. Yang, the 2009 PGA champion, shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday to complete a stunning comeback and win the Korea Open.
Yang, who started the final round 10 shots behind second- and third-round leader Noh Seung-yul, won the tournament by two strokes over fellow South Koreans Choi Ho-sung and Kim Bi-o.
Noh, a South Korean teenager, imploded with a final-round 8-over 79 and finished in a tie for fourth with Choi Jin-ho, three shots back.