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FOLLOW US HOME 27.11.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE DAVIS LANDS AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLE Jason Day faded in the final round contention through the 13th hole. An eagle at the par-five 14th reignited his chance, but ultimately carded a two-over- par 73 to finish fifth. "I just didn't play my best and obviously it's not great to shoot two- over par on the final round when you've got the lead," Day said. ameron Davis was crowned the Emirates Australian Open champion after shooting final round seven-under-par 64 to win by one stroke. Ranked World No 1494 in the world, the 22-year-old overcame more illustrious opponents, including former World No 1 Jason Day to snatch the Stonehaven Cup at The Australian. Davis began the final round six shots adrift of Day but amassed six birdies and a superb hole-out eagle to stun the fans. "This is a dream come true," Davis said after having his name etched on a trophy that has been won by the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and more recently Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth. "It doesn't get much better than this. I'm going to remember this forever. I couldn't play any better today." For Jason Day, the disappointment means a winless season that has seen him drop from World No 1 to outside the top 10. Day began the final round with a one-shot lead but fell away to be virtually out of C CAMERON DAVIS Davis began the final round six shots adrift of Day but amassed six birdies and a superb hole-out eagle to stun the fans.

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