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.
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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