Romero captures BMW Open with late surge

(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) Andres Romero had seven birdies in his last 11 holes to win the BMW International Open by 1 stroke on Sunday.

The 837th-ranked Romero carded a bogey-free round of 65, the day's best, to finish on 17-under 271 overall, a shot better than Thomas Detry (66) and overnight leaders Sergio Garcia (69) and Richard Bland (69).

It was Romero's second European Tour title, 10 years after the Argentine won the Players Championship of Europe.

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