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Thailand's Kiradech beats Chinese teenager to win inaugural Shenzhen International

Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT  (The Associated Press)

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.

Kiradech and Li shared the lead after the turn, but the 19-year-old Chinese player looked to be heading for the biggest title of his career when he birdied the 17th and Kiradech bogeyed the par-4 15th to open up a two-stroke lead.

Kiradech rebounded, however, with an eagle on the par-5 17th to pull even with Li again and force the playoff. He had a chance to win on the 18th, but his birdie putt skirted to the right of the hole.

Both finished regulation at 12-under 276.

Tommy Fleetwood was third at 11-under 277.