Tinning holds off Langer in Germany

Steen Tinning closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday to fend off Bernhard Langer and win the Berenberg Masters by one stroke.

Tinning finished his first European Senior Tour win at 9-under-par 207.

The Dane opened with five pars in a row. He converted birdie chances at six and seven to move to 8-under. After three pars in a row, Tinning birdied the 11th.

Tinning closed with seven consecutive pars to claim the title.

Langer parred his first eight holes. He had four birdies and six pars over the final 10 holes to post 68, which left him alone in second at minus-8.

Nick Job (71) took third at 7-under 209, while Miguel Angel Martin (71) finished in fourth at minus-6.

Barry Lane (69), Greg Turner (72) and Boonchu Ruangkit (71) shared fifth at 5- under-par 211.