Victory came on his debut in the competition.
The Englishman pockets a champion’s cheque worth £500,000.
It’s the second edition of the competition he has emerged victoriously from this season.
The Australian lost only 12 frames in the entire tournament.
The Welshman moves back into fifth place on his own on the all-time ranking event winners’ list.
The Englishman continued his relentless pursuit of titles at the weekend.
Victory for the Scot comes almost three years to the day since his last ranking success.
The Antrim Ferrari was a 750/1 outsider before the tournament began.
The Welshman had been in the doldrums for a couple of years after a dismal run of form.