September 21, 2014
Holland's Joost Luiten tees off on the 5th during day two of the Wales Open golf tournament at Celtic Manor, Newport Wales Friday Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/ Nick Potts/PA)
Nick Potts/PA

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.

Luiten opened with two straight bogeys but bounced back with three birdies on the back nine and then recovered from a poor tee shot on the 18th to make par for the victory. The Dutchman, who had led by two shots after the third round, finished with a 14-under total of 270.

It was Luiten's third European Tour victory and comes after he was overlooked as a captain's pick for next week's Ryder Cup in favor of Lee Westwood.

England's Tommy Fleetwood (67) and Ireland's Shane Lowry (7) shared second place.

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