Harrington ends trophy drought

 

Ireland's Padraig Harrington finally ended his losing streak when he won the five million dollar Dunhill Links championship at St Andrew's today.

The Dubliner beat Argentina's Eduardo Romero on the second hole of sudden-death.

Both men had finished tied on 19-under 269 after carding a three-under 69 each.

The victory was worth $800,000 to Harrington.

Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie and Sandy Lyle finished tied for third, two shots back.

India's Jyoti Randhawa ended in sixth spot to win the biggest pay cheque of his career - $168,000.