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Result: Home favourite Trevor Fisher Jnr claims Africa Open title

South Africa's Trevor Fisher Jnr wins his maiden European Tour title on home turf by claiming a five-shot victory at the Africa Open in East London.

South Africa's Trevor Fisher Jnr claimed his maiden European Tour title on home turf this afternoon by winning the Africa Open in East London.

Trevor Fisher Jnr of South Africa poses with the trophy after winning the Africa Open at East London Golf Club on March 8, 2015© Getty Images

The 35-year-old finished five shots clear of the field with an eight-under-par final round of 64 to end the tournament on 24 under overall.

England's Matt Ford, who led after the first and second rounds, was second on 19 under, while Denmark's Morten Orum Madsen and Spanish duo Eduardo de la Riva and Jorge Campillo tied for third on 16 under.

Fisher Jnr adds his first European Tour crown to his nine titles from South Africa's Sunshine Tour.

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Trevor Fisher Junior of South Africa hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during Day 2 of the Africa Open at East London Golf Club on February 14, 2014
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