PERTH, Australia – Former top-ranked amateur Jin Jeong won the Perth International on Sunday for his first professional victory, beating England's Ross Fisher with a par on the first hole of a playoff.
Jeong, the South Korean player based in Melbourne, closed with a 3-under 69 to match Fisher at 10-under 278 at Lake Karrinyup. Fisher finished with a 68.
Australians Brody Ninyette and Dimitrios Papadatos were two strokes back along with England's Danny Willett. Papadatos shot 68, Willett 69, and Ninyette 72.
The event was sanctioned by the European and Australasian tours.