Saturday, October 23, 2021

Danny Willett Celebrates Birthday With Alfred Dunhill Lynx Win

scheduled tribe. Andrews, Scotland—Danny Willett celebrated his birthday by winning the Alfred Dunhill Lynx Championship by two strokes on Sunday.

The Englishman took a three-shot lead in the final round of the European Tour event, played over the Old Course in St Andrews. Willett shot 4-under 68 and finished at 18-under par overall to claim his eighth professional win since the BMW PGA Championship in September 2019.

2016 Masters champion Willett turned 34 on Sunday.

“Everybody is watching, it’s (win) out of the blue,” Willett said, “but the exercises I’ve been doing at home and the inner belief that we get in and out of position every time we do something.” . proven again. “

Fellow Englishman Tyrell Hatton, two-time champion of the event, scored 67 and finished second with Joachim Lagergren (66) of Sweden.

Players on the field completed a round from Thursday to Saturday at three of the most storied courses in St Andrews, Kingsburn and Carnoustie-Scotland. Those making the cut returned to St Andrews for the final round.

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Willett extended his lead to four in the opening stages on Sunday and – while he was briefly reeled in by Richard Bland (68) – birdies in ninth and 10th places once again gave him a three-shot advantage. and closed eight parsecs on the difficult closing section. out of victory.

This season has seen Willett struggle with COVID-19, wisdom teeth, appendicitis and a hernia.

“I think a lot of it really does go up and down,” Willett said. “It’s been really unfortunate the last eight months. Every time the game seems like it’s in a good place, we have some things, health issues, just things that you really can’t avoid Huh. “

Bland made four consecutive birdies from the fourth and added another birdie in the ninth. He finished fourth with Shane Lowry (68).

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This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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