Collin Morikawa won his first significant competition Sunday, getting the triumph at the PGA Championship subsequent to holding off Paul Casey, Bryson DeChambeau and an entire rundown of others.
The 23-year-old hadn’t completed higher than 35th at a significant, however the last two rounds at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco moved him to triumph.
He additionally brought home a quite powerful check. The all out satchel at the PGA Championship this year was $11 million.
Morikawa got the chance to bring home $1.98 million.
The 23-year-old shot consecutive 69s in the initial two rounds of the competition before completing the third round with a 65 to keep him inside striking separation of the pioneers.
Morikawa’s bird on the sixteenth gap was what gave the youthful golf player the edge in the last piece of the round. On a standard 4, he drove the ball 7 feet from the pin and nailed the hawk shot. It at last end up being the distinction producer and what set him apart from Casey.
He completed the fourth round with a 64.
Morikawa had two PGA Tour triumphs after entering the PGA Championship. He won the 2019 Barracuda Championship and a month ago won the Workday Charity Open in a season finisher against Justin Thomas.
Casey and Dustin Johnson split the second prize of $1.188 million and brought home $968,000 each. DeChambeau, Tony Finau, Jason Day, Matthew Wolff and Scottie Scheffler each brought home $404,350.