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Singapore Open goes to play-off

Matteo Manassero faces a playoff at the Singapore Open against Louis Oosthuizen

Matteo Manassero of Italy tees off during third round of the Barclays Singapore Open Golf tournament at the Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore on November 10, 2012. Manassero birdied the last hole to force a play-off with South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen at the $6 million Barclays Singapore Open on Sunday.

SINGAPORE - Italian teenager Matteo Manassero birdied the last hole to force a play-off with South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen at the $6 million Barclays Singapore Open on Sunday.

Manassero, 19, hit two huge shots to reach the green, and then two-putted from 60 feet to deny Oosthuizen an outright win with both players finishing four rounds on a total score of 13-under-par 271.

The play-off was set to extend a marathon final day after storms on Thursday and Friday meant the third round had to be completed on Sunday morning.

Oosthuizen had rounds of 70, 69, 65 and 67, and Manassero carded 70, 68, 64 and 69.

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