Monday, November 29, 1999

Swede Hanson clinches third Tour victory in Majorca

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Swede Peter Hanson recovered from a one-shot penalty for a double hit to beat Alejandro Canizares in a playoff and win the Majorca Open on Sunday.The pair both shot 66 to finish on six under par, four clear of South African James Kingston, and 32-year-old Hanson clinched his third Tour win when Canizares bogeyed the first extra hole.Earlier, Hanson had fallen two behind with four to play after a slow motion camera revealed he had clipped his chip on the 12th twice.The Swede recovered with birdies at the 15th and 17th.(Writing by Neil Maidment; editing by Ed Osmond; to query or comment on this story email

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