Canizares wins by 5 strokes in Morocco

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AGADIR, Morocco (AP) — Alejandro Canizares of Spain completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Trophee Hassan II by shooting a 2-under 70 in the final round Sunday for a five-stroke victory.

Leading after all four rounds, Canizares made six birdies and dropped four shots for a 19-under 269 total.

Andy Sullivan was second after shooting the lowest score of the day. The Englishman had 10 birdies and a bogey for a 63.

Magnus Carlsson of Sweden carded a 68 to share third place with Seve Benson of England (71) at 276.

Canizares won the Russian Open in 2006 and tied for fifth place at the Qatar Masters in January.

Associated Press

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