Golf: Scott wins in Singapore

Australian Adam Scott hailed a "dream" victory after cruising to a third Singapore Open title today.

The 30-year-old returned to the Sentosa Golf Club early this morning to complete the last ten holes of his fourth round after thunderstorms caused a five-and-a-half-hour suspension of play yesterday.

Scott resumed with a comfortable three-stroke lead over the rest of the field but saw that disappear with dropped shots on the tenth and 14th holes.

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However, he fought back in his closing four holes with two birdies to finish with a three-under-par 68 and become the first player to win the tournament on three occasions following previous wins in 2005 and 2006.

"I'm very proud to win the National Open and these are the kind of events that you dream of winning," said Scott. "I haven't been putting my best lately and the demons started creeping in a little bit on the back nine. But fortunately I made a good putt on 15. That gave me a little buffer."

Dunbar's David Drysdale finished as leading Scot after closing with a 71 for 278, pipping Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie by a shot after he signed off with the same score.