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Collin Morikawa makes history with Open win after dramatic final round

The 24-year-old got here into the final day of the foremost a shot behind Louis Oosthuizen, however a run of three straight birdies on the again 9 helped propel the American previous the South African, who had topped the leaderboard over the event’s earlier three days.

Morikawa produced some regular and sensible golf at Royal St George’s in Kent, UK, to carry off the persistent challenges of Spieth, Oosthuizen and Jon Rahm on what was an enthralling day of golf on the well-known main.

In successful on his first look on the British main, Morikawa grew to become the primary man to win each the PGA Championship and the Open on his debut on the tournaments.

Just over two years in the past, Morikawa was ranked 1,039th on this planet having completed tied for 14th on the RBC Canadian Open in June 2019. Now he’s a two-time main winner.

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