Stieger wins Tasmanian Open

HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA (Feb.7, 2011) -- NSW amateur Matt Stieger won the Tote Tasmanian Open championship by seven strokes at Kingston Beach Golf Club on Sunday.

Stieger shot rounds of 65, 67, 69 and 70 to defeated a class field with a 72-hole total of 271 (-13).

Brett Drewitt, a friend of Steiger's, finished in second place at 6-under following his final round 74.

Daniel Bringolf (NSW) and England's David Coupland finished in a tie for third place at 4-under par.

New Zealander Ben Campbell and Tasmanian Kalem Richardson were tied in fifth at 3-under par.

British Amateur champion Jin Jeong was one of the players tied for 10th at 1-under for the championship.

Results For Tasmanian Men's Open Championship
1AustraliaMatthew StiegerAustralia50065-67-69-70--271
2AustraliaBrett DrewittAustralia40067-65-72-74--278
T3AustraliaDaniel BringolfAustralia30066-69-79-66--280
T3EnglandDavid CouplandEngland30068-69-68-75--280
T5New ZealandBen CampbellNew Zealand30073-70-68-70--281

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ABOUT THE Tasmanian Open

The Men's Tasmanian Open is an Australian Men's Ranking Event. It is for players of any age and is played over 72- holes stroke play. First played in 1913 the history of the Tasmanian Open is steeped in tradition and former champions include Nick Flanagan, Ashley Hall, England’s Ben Parker, Rohan Blizard and Tim Stewart while Geoff Ogilvy, Brendan Jones and Mathew Goggin claimed the title during the nineties.

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