Scotland's Law, France's Boutier triumph at Vic Open

David Law seals Vic Open win with stunning eagle on final hole

Scotland's David Law eagled the 18th as he overcame a three-shot deficit in the final three holes to win the ISPS Handa Vic Open - a first European Tour title.

He was still trailing by three shots on the 16th tee but a birdie on that hole, followed by a stunning eagle at the last, where his approach finished eight feet away, piled the pressure on Ormsby, who cracked with a double bogey on 17.

"I didn't expect to be in this situation".

The Australian also missed a long eagle putt on the last that would have forced a playoff.

France's Celine Boutier carded an even-par round of 72 to win the LPGA's Vic Open by two strokes in Barwon Heads, Australia on Sunday, after American Kim Kaufman blew her overnight lead following a 6-over-par 78.

Overnight leader Ormsby still looked the likely victor until he made a mess of the par-3 17th hole, missing the green to the left and taking two chips before walking away with a double-bogey.

The victory represents a remarkable turnaround on the course for Law, who was on the brink of taking on other work over the winter before winning last season's SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge and finishing 14th on the Challenge Tour to earn a European Tour card.

South Africa's Justin Harding finished fourth on 16 under with Scotland's David Drysdale and Australians Jason Scrivener and David Bransdon a shot further back.

Boutier, who played 25 events past year, making 16 cuts, scored the biggest win of her career with rock solid par round of 72 to finish on eight-under for the tournament.

The LEADERS Top 10 competition awards a $100,000 bonus to the LPGA player with the most top-10 finishes through the completion of the event held immediately prior to the CME Group Tour Championship.

"We had to go for it, so I sort of took a bit off a hybrid and lucky it went to eight-10 feet".

"I feel like I've struggled a bit all day with my long game and I just didn't have many birdie opportunities", said Boutier, who ended up with third birdies on the day to go with three bogeys.

"We stood on the tee and we said we need to make eagle", Law said at the trophy presentation after claiming a A$1.5 million ($1.06 million) winner's cheque. "We make eagle, we post 18 under, you never know what can happen".

Boutier wins US$165,000 for her win the total prize pool for both events the same. "I'm just so emotional right now".

"I'm so happy with how I handled myself today".



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