Westwood, who led DeChambeau by one after spherical three, dropped two pictures on the entrance 9 and one other on the 14th in a 73 that noticed him end 10 beneath. Canadian Corey Conners completed third, an additional two pictures behind .

DeChambeau revealed that he had acquired a textual content from 15-time main winner Tiger Woods previous to the beginning of the ultimate rounds. Woods is recovering in hospital following a automotive crash and DeChambeau stated: “We talked about just keep fighting, no matter what happens, and play boldly like Mr Palmer said.”

DeChambeau added: “It’s beyond my wildest dreams to win Mr Palmer’s event. I came here as an amateur, he gave me an invitation, and I loved this golf course the minute I arrived. I love the atmosphere and I love the fans. I loved what Mr Palmer did with this place and what he’s done and his legacy he’s left here. It’s quite amazing.”

DeChambeau dropped a shot on the opening gap of his ultimate spherical, however Westwood bogeyed the third following a wild tee shot which was near going out of bounds. It left Westwood and Conners contesting the lead, however they had been quickly joined by DeChambeau, who holed from 35 ft to birdie the fourth and be part of the leaders.

There was quickly a four-way tie on the high when former Open winner Jordan Spieth birdied the fourth and sixth to succeed in 10 beneath.

However, DeChambeau and Westwood each birdied the 565-yard par-five sixth in wildly contrasting style. DeChambeau once more took on the 300-yard carry over a lake, smashing a 377-yard drive right into a fairway bunker, simply 88 yards in need of the inexperienced. He was wayward along with his shot from the sand however produced an excellent chip to 4 ft and holed the putt. Westwood’s tee shot was extra standard, following the golf green around the water, and left him with 256 yards to the outlet. He missed the inexperienced in an analogous place to DeChambeau however Westwood acquired up and down for birdie.

The Englishman bogeyed the subsequent and with Spieth and Conners additionally dropping pictures, DeChambeau loved the outright lead on 11 beneath. A birdie from Westwood from 28 ft on the par-five twelfth took him again right into a share of the lead, however he bogeyed the 14th and from then, DeChambeau maintained his benefit.

He had a scare on the 18th when his birdie try rolled virtually six ft previous the outlet however he held his nerve to seal a hard-fought win.

“I thought we had a really good battle,” stated Westwood. “It was never really more than a one shot difference all day. There were tough conditions out there. It was a day for playing sensible and hanging on and grinding out the pars.”

Rory McIlroy’s problem evaporated as two tee pictures into the water noticed him double bogeying the sixth on the best way to a 76 which left him in a share on tenth place on three beneath.

Bryson DeChambeau’s successful gear
Driver: Cobra LTD Pro (7.5°)
Fairway Woods: Cobra King Prototype B 3 (10.5 and 13.5)
Irons: Cobra King Prototype Utility (4, 5), Cobra King Forged Tour One Length (6-PW)
Wedges: Artisan Prototype (47, 52, 58)
Putter: SIK Pro C-Series Armlock
Ball: Bridgestone Tour B X

 

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