AN emotional Greg Chalmers has hoisted the Stonehaven Cup after a one stroke victory over John Senden at the 2011 Emirates Australian Open.
It was Chalmers second Australian Open victory, the first ironically coming 12 years ago the week before the last Presidents Cup in Melbourne.
“It floats my boat,” a proud Chalmers said after claiming the title from a star-studded field at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney. His 3-under final round 68 gave him a tournament total of 13-under.
Senden had the chance to force a playoff on the final hole but his long sloping birdie attempt just failed to drop.
Tiger Woods finished in third spot at 11-under after his final round 5-under 67.
Defending Champion Geoff Ogilvy had the round of the day, carding a 7-under 65 to finish tied in fourth spot along with Adam Scott (68), Nick Watney (72), Nick O’Hern (72)and a disappointed Jason Day (74).2011 Emirates Australian Open Final Results