Johnston wins Spanish Open for 1st European Tour title

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) Andrew Johnston of England shot a 1-under 70 at Valderrama on Sunday to win the Spanish Open for his first European Tour victory.

Johnston finished with a 1-over 285 for the tournament, one shot ahead of Joost Luiten of the Netherlands and two shots in front of tournament host Sergio Garcia, who made a great charge with a 4-under 67, the best round of the day.

The Spaniard had the lead coming into the final hole after making consecutive birdies on Nos. 16 and 17, but he closed with a bogey to drop out of contention. Garcia also bogeyed the 15th hole.

Johnston's final round included two bogeys and three birdies.

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