Rory McIlroy wins 3 wins at Wells Fargo only… 19 PGA wins
Rory McIlroy has confirmed the championship and shares joy with the caddy.
[헤럴드경제 스포츠팀=남화영 기자] Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) won the U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Wells Fargo Championship ($8.1 million in total prize money) and achieved three wins in this tournament alone. Accordingly, he achieved 19 wins on the PGA Tour.
In the fourth round of the tournament held at the Quail Halo Club (par 71 7521 yards) in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on the 10th (Korean time), McIlroy tied 4 birdies and 1 bogie and hit 3 under par 68 strokes for a final total of 10 under par. He recorded 274 strokes.
McIlroy, who started two shots after the lead Keith Mitchell (USA), hit the green with a second shot from the rough, caught a birdie in the 3rd hole, and cut another stroke 23 steps away from the 7th hole. In the second half, after catching a birdie on the 14th and 15th holes in a row, the tee shot from the last hole went near the stream, dropped, and ended with a look.
He won his first championship in 2010, and after becoming a golf club member in 2015, he won 2 wins and 3 wins in 6 years. This added a multiplier to McIlroy in a year and a half since the HSBC Champions at the World Golf Championship (WGC) held in Shanghai, China two years ago.
Winner McIlroy is interviewing.
“It wasn’t easy to win this time,” said McIlroy, who finished the game, repeating, “It’s valuable because it’s a difficult course and a hard win among strong competitors.
During the period of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19), he suffered several twists and turns and did not have a championship for a long time.
Abraham Answer (Mexico) jumped to second place (9-under par 275) by hitting 66 of the daily best 5 under par. Victor Hoblan (Norway) started in the lead with 67 strokes under a 4 under par and ended in third place (8 under par) with Mitchell, who lost one stroke.
In the second round, Gary Woodland (USA) hit an even par 71 to place 5th (7 under par), and Patrick Reed (USA) reduced one stroke to a tie for 6th place with Luke List (USA) and Matt Wallace (England).
Bryson Dishambo (USA), who thought it was eliminated from the cut, went home and passed through with a pull-up, and quickly returned to the car to continue the game. He finished with a tie for 9th place (4 under par) by hitting 3 under par 68 for two consecutive days. did.
Justin Thomas (USA), second in the world golf rankings, hit an even par for two days in a row, placing him in a tie for 26th (even par).
Lee Gyeong-hoon (30) hit a 5-over par with 76 strokes and was tied 20 places to 58th place (5-over par). On the first day, veteran Phil Mickelson (USA) lost 5 strokes, 69th place (7 over par), and Choi Kyung-joo (51) scored 4 over par 75 strokes, finishing tied for 70th place (8 over par).