James Morrison of England Wins Spanish Open by 4 Shots

May 17, 2015
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TERRASA, Spain (AP) James Morrison of England won the Spanish Open by four shots shooting a 3-under 69 in Sunday’s final round.

Morrison entered the day tied for the lead with David Howell and pulled away by hitting three birdies while not dropping a shot at the Real Club de Golf El Prat. He finished the tournament on a total of 10-under 278.

It was the 29-year-old Morrison’s second career win on the European Tour. His first came at the Madeira Islands Open in 2010.

Defending champion Miguel Angel Jimenez rose into a tie for second after the Spaniard eagled the fourth hole en route to a 67. Howell (73), Francesco Molinari (71) and Edouard Espana (69) also shared second.