Hend wins by 3 in Macau

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Updated: October 20, 2013

Macau, China (SportsNetwork.com) – Scott Hend closed with a 4-under 67 on
Sunday and cruised to a 3-stroke win at the Venetian Macau Open.

Hend, who has won two of the last three Asian Tour events, ended at 16-under-
par 268 at Macau Golf and Country Club.

The Australian birdied three of the last five holes on the outward nine to
make the turn at minus-15. Hend tripped to a bogey on the par-4 10th, but came
back with a birdie on No. 13. He closed the event in style with a birdie on
the par-5 18th.

Anirban Lahiri fired a 9-under 62 to set a new course record and that helped
him take second place at 13-under 271. Four-time major champion Ernie Els (67)
and Elmer Salvador (66) shared third place at minus-12.