Tinning holds off Luna in England

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Updated: 10/06/2013 1:58 pm

County Durham, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Steen Tinning closed with a 5- under 67 on Sunday and won the English Senior Open by one stroke.

Tinning finished at 17-under-par 199. This was his second win of the season and of his career on the European Senior Tour.

Santiago Luna fired a 6-under 66 to end one back at minus-16.

Tinning was two clear at the start of the round, and he birdied the third, while Luna birdied the second and sixth to get within one. Luna eagled the par-5 seventh, while Tinning made birdie there.

The duo was tied at 14-under, but Tinning moved ahead with a birdie on No. 8. There was a 2-shot swing in Luna's favor at 11 as Tinning made bogey and Luna drained a birdie try.

Tinning bounced back with his third eagle in three days at the 12th to move one ahead. Luna grabbed a piece of the lead with a birdie on 13. Tinning bogeyed 14 and Luna birdied 15 to move two clear.

Tinning came back with birdies at 16 and 17 to get to 17-under. Luna stumbled to a bogey on No. 17 to drop one back. When they both parred the last, Tinning was victorious.

Paul Eales also closed with a 66 to take third at 13-under 203, while Miguel Angel Martin shot 70 to end alone in fourth at minus-10.

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