Rickie Fowler wins Korea Open by six shots from Rory McIlroy

Rickie Fowler
The Korea Open is Rickie Fowler's first professional title

Rickie Fowler clinched the Korea Open on Sunday, finishing six shots ahead of runner-up Rory McIlroy.

Fowler, 22, shot a closing three-under 68 to claim his first professional title on 16 under par overall.

"It feels great to have the first win. I played well all week," said the 2010 PGA Tour rookie of the year.

Northern Ireland's McIlroy had started the final round 10 behind his American rival and carded a seven-under-par 64, having had a 73 on Saturday.

South Korea's Kim Meen-whee (71) was third at 10 under, and countryman Y E Yang (75) followed at five under.