Howard stayed by his friend, and saw him home
, and entered the house with him.
Beckham made an early break of 79, but it was Barry's runs of 45 and 44 that saw him home
The setback woke Federer up, as he cut his unforced errors to four and broke the Russian in the eighth game to claim the second set before a break in the seventh game of the third saw him home
to lift the trophy for a sixth time.
The world number three came under pressure from Sergio Garcia as the Spaniard put together a fine last round, but an eagle on the par-five 12th and a birdie at the 15th saw him home
The seven-times world champion took the third frame on a re-spotted black and breaks of 67 and 86 saw him home
The 16-1 shot had failed to get his head in front since May 2000, but a furious early pace played right into his hands and Neil Chalmers conjured a late run out of his mount that saw him home
by half a length from Roy McAvoy.
It was his careful preparation for play on a links course he hasn't always liked that saw him home
surprisingly lead the field.
His haul from the top pond tipped the scales at 18.06kg (40lb) and saw him home
with more than 3kgs to spare over runner-up Stewart Rae.
Lynch, 41, amassed a monthly total of 177 points which saw him home
ahead of Adam Scott from Chester and the County Durham-based Butterfingers, who were locked together on 171.
Victory went to Cumbrian raider Steven Crainey, whose second-day weight and a 9lbs carry-over saw him home
ahead of Ian Whitson.