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Paul Lawrie completes four-shot victory in the Johnnie Walker Championship

Updated: Sunday, 26 Aug 2012 17:22

It's an eight Tour win for Lawrie
It's an eight Tour win for Lawrie

Scotland's Paul Lawrie celebrated his return to Europe's Ryder Cup side by winning the Johnnie Walker Championship on home soil at Gleneagles.

However, Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts was left needing a wild card when he failed to achieve the top-two finish he needed - an outcome that guaranteed German Martin Kaymer a second successive cap.

Colsaerts, who ended up in a tie for 19th, and England's Ian Poulter are expected to be named by captain Jose Maria Olazabal at noon tomorrow.

Lawrie made his eighth European Tour title - and third in Scotland - look easy, going from one ahead overnight to a four-stroke victory over Australian Brett Rumford.

Former world number one Kaymer, who has not had a top-10 finish since April, controversially chose to miss the final qualifying event even though his place was under threat.

He could also have been knocked out by Poulter, but the Englishman elected to stay in America.