Mikko Ilonen secured his biggest payday on the European Tour by beating world number five Henrik Stenson in the final of the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday. MIKKO Ilonen seemed his usual calm and collected self at London Golf Club on Sunday after seeing off top-seeded Henrik Stenson in the final of the Volvo World Match Play Championship to secure his most lucrative and prestigious victory to date on the European Tour.
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He did, however, sound understandably overwhelmed after Stenson had conceded the 17th hole to guarantee him a win. "As you can imagine, it's impossible to describe how I'm feeling, and it will take a long time to sink in," Ilonen admitted.