Golfer Collin Morikawa: First of all, a Super-shock, the cheers glitch

Neither the possibly the best haircut of his career when cheering mishap with the trophy for his victory at the PGA Championship Collin Morikawa had a lot of sp

Golfer Collin Morikawa: First of all, a Super-shock, the cheers glitch

Neither the possibly the best haircut of his career when cheering mishap with the trophy for his victory at the PGA Championship Collin Morikawa had a lot of spectators. In memory of the two scenes will stay, but many Golf Fans. The 23-year-old Americans not only brought the first Major victory of his career, but enthusiastic on the final day in San Francisco with outstanding Golf and a round of 64 round to a conclusion.

Better Agency AP was, according to the American messages on a the final day for 25 years, no PGA Champion more. "It's great. That was a life goal of mine,“ he said to the American TV channel CBS, after he had fallen to the Cheer shortly before the lid of the trophy. "I felt from the Start very well."

Morikawa has been Hailed for its success, however, only one of the two helpers of the tournament, which took place due to the Corona pandemic, also without an audience – at least two of his strikes on Sunday (local time) deserved a big round of applause and enthusiasm of many Fans. The preliminary decision in the narrow box was an Eagle on 16. Hole, as he placed the Golf ball with an impressive tee-off just a few meters from the hole, and then quietly remained. Prior to that, he was on 14. Hole with a Chip from about twelve meters has taken the lead. "That was the one Time that I would have liked to, there would be spectators," said Morikawa.

With a two-shot lead over his compatriot Dustin Johnson and Britain's Paul Casey, as well as a wide Grin after the last blow, he made the victory at the first Major of the year. The originally scheduled for may Major was because of the long Corona-break, the first Golf tournament of the most important category this year.

Morikawa needed in the case of the eleven million Dollar event at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco in four days, a total of 267 strokes. In the meantime, seven golfers shared on the final day of the tour. The success in his home state for Morikawa the third on the PGA Tour. In the world rankings he is now on rank five. Only six players before him, took their first Major victory in front of the 24. Birthday.

One of them is Tiger Woods and is now 44 years old. After three mediocre rounds at the Start he had no Chance for victory, ended the match but at least with a ' 67-round. The only German Starter, the former world number one Martin Kaymer, failed after a strong first and weak second day on the Cut and on the weekend is no longer active.

Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 04:19

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