Senekal downs Moore in playoff

St. Francis Bay, South Africa ( - JJ Senekal beat Titch Moore on the second playoff hole Friday to win the Vodacom Origins of Golf Final.

Senekal and Moore both closed with even-par 72s to finish at 4-under-par 212.

After a pair of pars on the first extra hole, Senekal topped Moore on the second playoff hole at St. Francis Links to earn his first Sunshine Tour title.

Senekal birdied the third and eighth to make the turn with a two-stroke lead as Moore had two birdies and two bogeys on the front nine. Senekal bogeyed the 10th before Moore birdied No. 11 to forge a tie at minus-5.

Senekal tripped to three straight bogeys from the 14th to tumble to minus-2. Moore bogeyed the 14th, but came back with a birdie at 16.

Moore was three strokes clear with two holes to go, but Senekal birdied the final two holes and Moore bogeyed the 18th to force the extra session.

Lyle Rowe stumbled to a 1-over 73 to end alone in third at minus-2. Charl Coetzee (72), Jean Hugo (73) and Riekus Nortje (76) were the final players in red figures at 1-under-par 215.