Johnston wins by 4 in France

07/27/2014 10:15 AM

07/27/2014 10:24 AM

Le Vaudreuil, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Johnston closed with a 7- under 64 on Sunday to win the Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge by four strokes.

Johnston finished at 16-under-par 268. This was his second win of the season on the European Challenge Tour.

The Englishman stumbled to a bogey on the second, but came back with birdies on four and six at Golf PGA France du Vaudreuil. Johnston made eagle on the par-5 eighth to jump to 12-under, where he was two behind Jens Fahrbring.

Johnston posted back-to-back birdies at 11 and 12. He closed his round with birdies at 16 and 18 to finish four clear of the field.

Fahrbring birdied the sixth and eighth to move to 14-under, but he posted four bogeys and two birdies the rest of the way for an even-par 71. He was joined in second place at 12-under 272 by Conner Arendell (68), amateur Clement Sordet (63) and Byeong-hun An (67).

Jason Palmer (70) and Edouard Espana (67) shared sixth place at minus-11.

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