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Matt Jones outlasts Spieth to win Australian Open


Sydney, Nov.29 : Matt Jones overcame a fierce challenge from world number one golfer Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott to claim a one-stroke victory at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Jones, who was leading by three strokes ahead of today’s thriller, produced a spirited comeback after dropping three shots in his first two holes. He subsequently finished with a 72-hole total of eight-under 276.

American golfer Spieth had to settle for a joint second after missing an eagle putt on the par five to force a play-off, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Meanwhile, Scott produced an aggressive round of six-under as he rallied from nine shots behind at the start of the day to finish second. (ANI)

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