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Kapur rolls to win Challenge Tour finale

  • The Sports Network
  • Published Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at 2:19 p.m.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork.com) - Shiv Kapur carded a 2-under 70 on Sunday to cruise to a 4-stroke victory at the Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final.

Kapur claimed his second career European Challenge Tour win at 16-under-par 272. With the win, he moved to third in the Race to Dubai standings and earned his European Tour playing card for next season.

Kapur, who is the first Indian to graduate to the European Tour from the Challenge Tour, posted a birdie and eight pars on each of his front and back nines to cruise to the easy win.

Jamie McLeary (69) and Jose-Filipe Lima (69) shared second place at Al Badia Golf Club at 12-under 276, while Rhys Davies (69) and Andrea Pavan (70) tied for fourth at 11-under.

McLeary's finish secured him the final European Tour playing card for next season. Pavan ended the season as the top player in the rankings.

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