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Matt Wallace’s stumble sees Adrian Otaegui waltz to victory in the Scottish Championship at St Andrews Adrian Otaegui roared back from four shots behind to deny Matt Wallace World No 248 Otaegui, 27, carded a stunning final-round 63 to win by four Overnight leader Wallace was second after a 71 with Aaron Rai (66) third 

By Derek Lawrenson for the Daily Mail

Published: 23:43 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 23:43 BST, 18 October 2020

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There was no robot dance this time from Matt Wallace at the Scottish Championship at St Andrews. Just a final round from the 30-year-old Londoner that lacked any rhythm from the start.

Instead, all the nifty moves came from the Spaniard Adrian Otaegui, who waltzed his way to a first strokeplay title courtesy of a wonderful 63.

Twenty-four hours earlier, there had been a little Saturday night fever from Wallace after holing a marvellous bunker shot at the 17th hole on the Fairmont course, situated a couple of miles outside the Auld Grey Toun. ‘That’s for you, Graham,’ he said, referring to his short game coach Graham Walker, as he boogied his way out of the sand.

Adrian Otaegui poses with the trophy following his victory at the Scottish Championship

Adrian Otaegui poses with the trophy following his victory at the Scottish Championship

Wallace began the final round four shots ahead of Otaegui, but ended it four strokes adrift as the 27-year-old from San Sebastian, mentored by Jose Maria Olazabal, showed off a wizard’s touch around the greens worthy of his legendary compatriot.

The man with a full set of vowels to his name put together a card full of birdies, no fewer than 10 in all, to complete a feat that always eluded Olazabal — a professional victory in Scotland, and at the Home of

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