South African Brandon Stone won the Scottish Open by four strokes on Sunday, but missed a chance to become the first to shoot 59 on the European Tour.
Stone’s shot at history went begging when he could not convert a short birdie putt at the final hole at Gullane Golf Club east of Edinburgh.
But the 10-under-par 60 was more than enough to secure his third victory on the European Tour and his first outside his home country.
He finished at 20-under 260, four clear of Englishman Eddie Pepperell, who carded a final-round 64.
Stone and Pepperell secured late exemptions into the British Open starting at Carnoustie on Thursday.