After three playoff slots, Will Xalatores finally took his first PGA Tour win

Texan Will Xalatores came close to winning 3 times this season, finally hitting his mark on Sunday in Memphis by winning his first career title on the PGA Tour. He is allowed to take the lead in the FedEx Cup on the evening of the first playoff tournament.

Even the most reluctant door finally opens.

This is what has to be said Will Zlatoriswhen he failed three times this year, narrowly in his quest to lift his first trophy on the major American circuit.

2nd place at the Famers Insurance Open at the end of January (defeated in the playoff by Luke is not), runner-up in the PGA Championship at the end of May (defeated in the supplement by Justin Thomas), the second in the US Open (beat it Matthew Fitzpatrick), the 25-year-old ended up overcoming the curse that has plagued him since he fell one shot away from the 2021 Masters race winner, Hideki Matsuyama.

With 8 in the Top 10 titles this year and a record still unbeaten, he was the richest player on the PGA Tour he has never won.

Sunday on the TPC Southwind track Will Zalatoris was finally the strongest, but it took him to fight three extra holes to finally fix this anomaly and break the lock!

Rescue operations of all kinds

Previously, the Dallas player, who was polished to face him at the age of 16, saved the crucial tie at 18 to complete his second round with a 66 card, one shot better than his opponent in the playoff a few minutes later. Later Austrian Sepp Straka.

The two men were unable to decide between themselves during the first two attempts at this difficult level 4.

Zalatoris and Straka saved remarkably parity in the second round on account of two great “approaching knockout” sequences.

Taking out the regulators on hole number 11, the ghost was then enough for Zalatoris to finally take home the winner of the Honda Classic at the end of February.

The two players sent their confrontation into the water but the American didn’t break up alone and managed a new ingenious “shot” that Straca couldn’t “match”.

With this success, Zalatoris captured the FedEx Cup, which is another contradiction, because it is ahead Scotty Scheffler Winner 5 times this year including masters and stage of the World Golf Championship… Find out who can.

SPAON SO SOFT

Leader since 62 great on day one, JJ Spoon He didn’t last the distance and exploded Sunday with a very heavy 78 signature.

10 more moves than the day before, 16 more moves than he did on Thursday!

Adam Scott continues his journey

Zalatoris ’66 is the best result in the fourth round, tied mark Adam Scott And the John Ram who entered the top five in the tournament.

For Australian Scott, 77th in the FedEx Cup at the end of the regular season, that score allows him to climb to 45th and validate his ticket for the upcoming playoffs tournament in Wilmington, Delaware on Thursday.

as such Wyndham Clarkthe last to qualify for 70th place after a twisted end to the game with two doubles and two ghosts in his last 5 holes.

In fact, only the first 70 of these end-of-season qualifiers have been invited to the BMW Championship, the penultimate meeting preceding The traditional East Lake Tour Atlanta side is reserved for the Top 30.

Retroactive penalty kick from Cam Smith

to note that Cameron Smith, Who could take down Scotty Schaeffler at the top of the world pyramid in the event of a win on Sunday, finally starting not with a 2 stroke backhand as shown in the rankings on Saturday night but with 4 strokes to fill.

In fact, the Australian was penalized with two strokes on Sunday an hour before his departure for playing his ball from the wrong place, after a fall that officials deemed incompatible.

Video summary of the fourth round

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