Calcutta: India’s Jeev Milkha Singh returned a final round 70 to finish tied tenth at the Omega European Masters, being played over the par-71 Crans-sur-sierre in Switzerland.
Jeev’s tournament tally stood at seven-under 277 and earned him Euros 27,800 for the week, according to information reaching here.
Sweden’s Robert Karlsson emerged champion by a comfortable margin of four strokes. Karlsson’s winning tally of 14-under 270, came despite a final round effort of level-par 71. Scotland’s Paul Lawrence and South Africa’s Trevor Immelman finished joint-runners-up at ten-under 274.
The Hero Honda-sponsored Jeev started with a birdie but dropped a shot on the second. A birdie on the third was undone by a hattrick of bogeys on the fourth, fifth and sixth.
Birdies on the seventh and ninth helped him finish his outward journey at level-par.
Thereafter, Jeev went on to birdie the 11th, 15th and 17th, while dropping shots on the 13th and his closing hole, the 18th.