Sunday in his adopted home of Houston, Steve Elkington decided it was time to uncork the good stuff. If not on the evening a fellow Australian won the Masters, then when?
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AUSTRALIAN-BORN MAJOR CHAMPIONS
Jim Ferrier (1947 PGA Championship)
Peter Thomson (1954-56, ’58 and ’65 British Open)
Kel Nagle (1960 British Open)
David Graham (1978 PGA Championship; 1981 U.S. Open)
Jan Stephenson (1981 du Maurier Classic; 1982 LPGA Championship; 1983 U.S. Women’s Open)
Greg Norman (1986 and ’93 British Open).
Wayne Grady (1990 PGA Championship)
Ian Baker-Finch (1991 British Open)
Karrie Webb (1991 du Maurier Classic; 2000-01 U.S. Women’s Open; 2000 and ’06 Kraft Nabisco; 2002 Women’s British Open).
Steve Elkington (1995 PGA Championship)
Geoff Ogilvy (2006 U.S. Open)
Adam Scott (2013 Masters)