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Russ Cochran's 67 seals Senior British

Updated: July 24, 2011, 11:06 PM ET
Associated Press

WALTON ON THE HILL, England -- Russ Cochran won the Senior British Open by two shots on Sunday, holding off fellow Americans Mark Calcavecchia and the fast-finishing Tom Watson to capture his first major title.

The 52-year-old Cochran claimed the winner's check of $310,000 after making six birdies in a nerveless 5-under 67 in his final round at Walton Heath, closing at 12 under.

The left-hander picked up all his shots in the first 10 holes, opening a five-shot lead. He remained unruffled ...

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