Kennedy wins by 2 in Queensland

Brad Kennedy closed with a 5-under 63 on Sunday to win the Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship.

Kennedy finished his third Australasian Tour title at 18-under-par 254.

The Australian parred the first five holes, then tripped to a bogey at the sixth. He bounced back with birdies at seven and eight at City Golf Club.

Kennedy poured in three birdies in a 4-hole span from the 11th to jump to minus-17. He birdied the last to seal the win.

Third-round leader Michael Hendry stumbled to a bogey at the 18th after making birdie at 17. Hendry posted a 2-under 66 to end two back at minus-16.

Anthony Summers (65) took third at 14-under 258, while amateur Cameron Smith (65) was one back at minus-13.

Rohan Blizard (68), Ryan McCarthy (64), Scott Laycock (65) and 2011 winner Gareth Paddison (65) shared fifth at 12-under-par 260.