Published: 10/11/2008

PETERCULTER tour professional Greig Hutcheon earned $12,750 for a joint 12th place behind winner Ernie Els in the Hassan II Trophy tournament over the Royal Dar Es Salam course at Rabat, Morocco, yesterday.

Hutcheon had rounds of 71, 69, 72 and 74 for a total of six-under-par 286 over the par-73 course.

Els collected the $150,000 top prize, thanks to a final round of 68 for a total of 275, overtaking overnight leader Simon Dyson who finished with a 74 for joint second place on 277 with Johan Edfors (Sweden).

Asia-based Scot Ross Bain finished joint 10th with scores of 69, 69, 70 and 77 for 285 and a reward of $13,780.

Laura Davies is still going strong at the age of 44. The English player won the Princess Lalla Meryem Cup over the same course at Rabat on Saturday. She had rounds of 67, 69 and 70 for a 13-under-par total of 206.