Lee Westwood won the Indonesian Masters by two shots.
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Monday, April 23, 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Third-ranked Lee Westwood defended his Indonesian Masters title Sunday with a two-stroke victory despite a shaky final round.

The 39-year-old Englishman, who completed his delayed third round with a 7-under 65 to take an eight-shot lead in the morning, shot a 2-over 74 in his final round at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club for a 16-under total of 272.

``Today was hard. It is never easy playing in these conditions and I had to play 32 holes,'' Westwood said. ``I was really feeling it on the back nine. When you are in contention and under pressure, it seems to zap your energy faster.''

He opened his fourth round with a birdie but then had two bogeys at the fifth and sixth holes. Westwood birdied No. 10 and followed that with a bogey, and he also dropped shots on the 13th and 14th holes.

``You never know how to play with such a big lead. ... It was a case of staying patient and calm and playing the holes correctly,'' Westwood said. ``It was exhausting.''

Former top-ranked Asian Tour player Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand shot a 5-under 67 in his final round to finish second with a 14-under 274.

Two-time winner Gaganjeet Bhullar of India and countryman Shiv Kapur were tied at 12-under 276 for third place, followed by compatriot Anirban Lahiri in fourth at 11 under.

The Indonesia Masters is sanctioned by the Asian Tour.

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