Congratulations to WGT player StoneColdKiller who won the 2011 Virtual Open Championship played on Royal St George's last week. He wins the grand prize trip to the British Open next year!
There have been over two million rounds of virtual golf played on Royal St George's, but only 195 top players qualified for the two Championship rounds. Conditions were challenging with the fastest championship greens and high winds, similar to the real conditions at Royal St George's for the Pros.
This year's champion, StoneColdKiller, posted a 58 in the first round and a 61 in the second round for a winning score of 119.
See StoneCold's eagle on hole 12
Close behind StoneCold was Funkyjunkie3000 with 120, who also finished XXX in the Virtual U.S. Open.
See Funkyjunkie's eagle on hole 9
Tied for third place were Hanswurst72 and jakestanfill7, each with a 62-59 for 121. And four players were tied for fifth place at 122, including PRIESTESS, LeopoldStotch, PGAbound67 and JCOlson.
The lowest single rounds in the championship were 56 by racoondad, 57 by jbooch09, and 57 by mrenn29 who was the the winner of the Virtual U.S. Open.
Congratulations to everyone participated in this year's Virtual Open. Here are all the prize winners...
Championship - StoneColdKiller - Trip to 2012 British Open
Sweepstakes Winner - Odaddy68 - $500 gift card to OpenGolfShop.com
Qualifiers - 195 players - 195 official Imperial Open caps
Front 9 Challenge Winner - BolloxInBruges - 33.28 feet - Royal St George's art print
Back 9 Challenge Winner - jakestanfill7 - 35.91 feet - Royal St George's art print