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Justin Rose beats Lee Westwood by one shot to win the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.

Updated: Friday, 12 Oct 2012 12:39 | Comments

Rose was always in control in the final match
Rose was always in control in the final match

Justin Rose has beaten Ryder Cup team-mate Lee Westwood for the second time in three days to win the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.

Rose had got the better of Westwood in the group stages at Antalya Golf Club before beating 14-time major winner Tiger Woods in the semi-finals.

Westwood had shot a 64 in his final group game and then a stunning round of 61 a few hours later in his semi-final win over former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, but was unable to reproduce such devastating scoring and had to settle for 'just' 1million US Dollars €623,000 as runner-up.

Rose never trailed in the match after holing from 25ft for birdie on the first, but saw a two-shot lead cut in half on the 16th when he surprisingly missed from three feet for birdie after Westwood had holed from three times the distance.

However, Rose responded superbly with a long-range birdie two on the 17th to give himself some breathing space on the last, which proved welcome after Westwood made birdie to complete a 67 and lose by just one shot.

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