Result: Michael Hoey wins Dunhill Links Championship

Result: Hoey wins Dunhill Links Championship
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Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey claims victory at the Dunhill Links Championships by two shots.

Overnight leader Michael Hoey held off a challenge from Rory McIlroy to win the Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews this afternoon.

Irishman McIlroy took the lead after the front nine, but 32-year-old Hoey shot a 68 on the Old Course to claim victory by two shots.

Scotland's George Murray and Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell shared third place, two further shots behind.

Belfast-based Hoey finished on 22-under-par for the competition.

Michael Hoey
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