Davis forever etched alongside the greats

No one picked Cameron Davis to win the Australian Open this week, not even the man himself.

He missed the cut in his two previous Australian Open appearances and even missed the cut at the NSW Open last week, an $AUD400,000 event on the Australasian PGA Tour.

Jordan Spieth fell short in his bid for a third Australian Open title, but says having coach Cameron McCormick as caddie for the week will pay dividends for the duo.

Jason Day’s campaign to win the Australian Open was derailed by the sand and culminated with a splash on the ninth hole to end a frustrating winless year which the acclaimed golfer described as ‘indifferent.’ Birdie blitz propels Davis to Australian Open win Former amateur star Cameron Davis has closed with a brilliant seven-under-par 64 to win the Australian Open golf championship in Sydney.

Jordan Spieth, who won his first Australian Open in 2014 with a final round 63 at the same venue, finished in eighth five shots adrift.

But I wasn’t sure if it was good enough to win the Australian Open.

Cameron Davis kisses the Stonehaven Cup after winning the 2017 Australian Open.

But in 20 Opens at the Australian Golf Club no player has ever walked down 18 at 10-under par without a chance to win.