WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson fired five birdies in his last seven holes to win the Irish Open at Royal Portrush by four shots.
In his 255th European Tour event. and after a career in which he has had to battle with a gen-etic spine problem, the 36-year-old finally tasted victory.
His brilliant closing 66 was only one off the low round of the week and a 25-foot putt on the last enabled him to reach 18-under-par (270).
Meanwhile, Tiger Woods has set his sights on Sam Snead's record number of PGA Tour wins after going second on the all-time list last night.
Woods beat Bo Van Pelt to the AT&T National title at Congressional for his 74th PGA Tour win, moving him clear in second and ahead of Jack Nicklaus.
He said: "I feel like I've got a lot more ahead of me.It feels great to get to 74 wins and obviously pass Jack."