Carlsson eases to win Challenge event in Kazakhstan

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Updated: September 22, 2013

Almaty, Kazakhstan (Sports Network) – Johan Carlsson fired a 5-under 67 on
Sunday to cruise to a seven-stroke victory at the Kazakhstan Open.

Carlsson collected his first career win on the European Challenge Tour at 18-
under-par 270.

Adrian Otaegui (71), Duncan Stewart (72) and Tyrrell Hatton (72) shared second
at Nurtau Golf Club at 11-under. Oliver Wilson (67) and Robert Dinwiddie (69)
tied for fifth at 10-under 278.

Carlsson entered the final round with a four-stroke lead and was never tested
throughout the day.

The Swede made the turn at 15-under after collecting birdies at the third and
sixth, then capped his bogey-free round with gains at the 10th, 12th and 15th
to roll to the big win.