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Collin Morikawa wins WGC-Workday Championship in Florida

2021-02-28 23:42:05

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Morikawa received the 2020 US PGA Championship
-18 C Morikawa (US); -15 B Horschel (US), B Koepka (US), V Hovland (Nor); -14 S Scheffler (US); -12 R McIlroy (NI), L Oosthuizen (SA), W Simpson (US);
Chosen others: -11 P Reed (US); -10 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -9 T Finau (US); -8 H Matsuyama (Jpn), J Thomas (US); -7 A Rai (Eng); -6 B DeChambeau (US), T Hatton (Eng)

American Collin Morikawa hit a three-under-par ultimate spherical of 69 to win the WGC-Workday Championship by three photographs at The Concession in Florida.

The 24-year-old led by two in a single day and, after bogeying the second, carded 4 birdies to win on 18 underneath.

Norway’s Viktor Hovland completed with a 67 to finish joint second on 15 underneath with Individuals Brooks Koepka and Billy Horschel, who each shot two-under 70s.

Northern Eire’s Rory McIlroy closed with a 71 to complete on 12 underneath.

McIlroy was 4 photographs off Morikawa going into the final day however struggled to get a problem going with a spherical which included 5 birdies and 4 bogeys.

“What per week,” stated Morikawa, the 2020 US PGA Championship winner, who has now received 4 PGA Tour titles in 19 months.

“I used to be engaged on a lot the previous couple of weeks. My recreation felt so good and I am so excited proper now.”

A birdie on the third briefly left McIlroy solely two behind Morikawa however two bogeys in his subsequent three holes successfully ended his victory hopes earlier than he produced a late rally to safe a top-10 end.

The world quantity eight has not secured a victory since triumphing on the WGC HSBC Champions occasion in China in November 2019.

The yr’s first World Golf Championship occasion in Bradenton changed the WGC-Mexico Championship, which was cancelled due to Covid-19 issues.

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