Russell Henley matches the World Huge Expertise Championship report of 23-under to win his first PGA match since 2017; the 33-year-old stated: “I simply tried to be taught from my previous and my screw-ups”
Final Up to date: 06/11/22 11:00pm
Russell Henley survived an early scare to win the World Huge Expertise Championship in Mexico as Scottie Scheffler narrowly did not return to the highest of the world rankings.
Henley’s six-shot in a single day lead was all the way down to 4 when Scheffler birdied the 18th to finish a flawless closing 62 and the hole was three when Henley dropped his first shot of the week on the fifth.
Nevertheless, the 33-year-old American promptly birdied the following three holes and cruised to a fourth PGA Tour title, his first for the reason that 2017 Houston Open.
Henley, who had did not convert any of his final 5 54-hole leads right into a victory, instructed Golf Channel: “I simply tried to be taught from my previous and my screw-ups.
“All of these occasions I did not shut, they harm and you do not know in the event you’ll ever get to win one other one, it is so onerous out right here.
“To return down 18 with a four-shot lead it was actually cool.”
A closing 70 noticed Henley equal the match report with a complete of 23 beneath par, 4 pictures away from fellow American Brian Harman.
Scheffler, who wanted to win or end solo second to reclaim high spot on the planet rankings from Rory McIlroy, completed in a tie for third on 18 beneath with Eire’s Seamus Energy, Joel Dahmen, Troy Merritt and Will Gordon.
Norway’s Viktor Hovland, who was bidding to win the match for the third straight 12 months, carded a last spherical of 68 to complete in a tie for tenth.
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