Raphael Jacquelin triumphed in Sicily. Picture Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.iePeter Lawrie finished tied for 26th as France’s Raphael Jacquelin ended a four-year wait for his third European Tour title with a narrow victory in the weather-delayed Sicilian Open.

The 36-year-old took the title by a single stroke from England’s Anthony Wall in a Monday finish.

Sunday thunderstorms forced the inaugural edition of the event into an extra day with the leading pair left with six holes to play. But after twice drawing level, Wall’s double-bogey six at the 421-yard 17th cost him the title.

Without a victory since 2000, Wall came back with a closing birdie, but Jacquelin’s par made him the champion with a three-under-par 68 and 12-under aggregate of 272.

Spaniard Jose Manuel Lara dropped into a tie for third with Swede Joel Sjoholm after a double bogey at the last.

Lawrie bogeyed the 16th and 18th for a closing two over 73 that left him on two under par.

Kells’ Damien McGrane shot final round 68 on Sunday, finishing tied for 45th on one over par.