Chalmers wins in Australia

Greg Chalmers overcame Robert Allenby and Marcus Fraser in a play-off to add the Australian PGA Championship to his recent Australian Open win.

Greg Chalmers overcame Robert Allenby and Marcus Fraser in a play-off to add the Australian PGA Championship to his recent Australian Open win.

The 38-year-old, who took the Stonehaven Cup for a second time a fortnight ago, will now head to the Victoria Golf Club in Melbourne next month for the Australian Masters with the chance to match Allenby’s 2005 heroics when he won all three events.

The trio finished tied at 12 under par at Coolum and then had to wait more than 30 minutes for the final groups to complete their rounds.

It was Chalmers who showed the most composure at the 18th when he safely found the fairway with his tee shot before two-putting for par to take the Joe Kirkwood Cup.

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