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DP World Tour: Jorge Campillo completes impressive two-shot victory at Magical Kenya Open

Jorge Campillo secured a third DP World Tour title and first since 2020 with a two-shot victory in Kenya; Masahiro Kawamura claims second, while Scotland's Robert MacIntyre dropped to tied-fifth after a final-round 70

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Highlights from the final round of the Magical Kenya Open at the Muthaiga Golf Club.

Jorge Campillo ended a three-year winless run on the DP World Tour with an impressive two-stroke victory at the Magical Kenya Open in Nairobi.

The Spaniard mixed six birdies with a lone bogey on her way to a five-under 66 at Muthaiga GC, seeing him end the week on 18 under and hold off closest challenger Masahiro Kawamura.

Campillo made four birdies in a five-hole stretch from the fourth and added another at the par-five 10th, while Kawamura followed a front-nine 33 by also starting the back nine with a birdie.

Image: Jorge Campillo and Masahiro Kawamura were in the final group together at the Magical Kenya Open

Kawamura cancelled out a bogey at the 13th by birdieing the 15th to get within two of Campillo, who bogeyed the 11th but then made a penultimate-hole birdie to see out a first victory since the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

"Having the lead is not easy and it's such a special feeling to win a golf tournament," Campillo said. "The crowds were quite fun here and you know the history of the tournament is quite nice as well. I played great all day, beside that little short putt I missed on 11."

A final-hole birdie saw Kawamura match Campillo's final-round 66 and secure solo second, with compatriot Ryo Hisatune a further stroke back in tied-third alongside Spain's Santiago Tarrio.

Robert MacIntyre went into the final round within a shot of the lead but experienced a cold putter during a one-under 70, dropping him to a share of seventh that also contains England's Ashley Chesters.

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Image: Robert MacIntyre ended the week on 13 under

Darius van Driel charged up the leaderboard on the final day with an eight-under 63, taking him to a share of 11th that includes Scottish duo Craig Howie and Grant Forrest.

What's next?

The DP World Tour heads to South Africa for back-to-back events co-sanctioned with the Sunshine Tour, with the SDC Championship at St Francis Links getting underway on Thursday ahead of the Jonsson Workwear Open in Johannesburg from March 23-26.

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