BELEK, Turkey — Justin Rose beat Tiger Woods by a stroke Thursday to set up a title match against Lee Westwood in the World Golf Final.
The two Englishmen, teammates on the victorious European Ryder Cup team, will meet Saturday, with the winner getting $1.5 million and the runner-up $1 million in the eight-player exhibition.
Rose holed a sand wedge shot for an eagle at the 14th and finished at 2-under 69.
Westwood shot a course-record 61 to beat 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa by six shots. Westwood had two eagles and eight birdies, including a 50-footer at the last on the Sultan Course at Antalya Club. He also had a double bogey at the fourth hole.
O’Hern shoots 62 to take Frys.com Open lead
At San Martin, Calif., Australia’s Nick O’Hern shot a 9-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead over European Ryder Cup player Nicolas Colsaerts, Jhonattan Vegas and Derek Ernst in the Frys.com Open.
Choi, Webb top LPGA Malaysia leader board
At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, defending champion Na Yeon Choi shot a 6-under 65 in the LPGA Malaysia for a share of the lead with Hall of Famer Karrie Webb.