Jonh Rahm started 2023 with a bang by winning the PGA Tournament of Champions ahead of Collin Morikawa on Sunday in Kapalua, Hawaii.
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The Spaniard was seven shots behind on the 13th hole before hitting three consecutive birdies and an eagle obtained with a 12-foot putt. The latter gave a card of 63 and a cumulative of -27.
This return has allowed him to win a championship in the last seven seasons.
The week had however started well for the American Collin Morikawa who collapsed on the last day of the competition. He concluded this difficult day with a card of 72 and a cumulative of -25.
Canadians Corey Conners and Mackenzie Hughes finished the first tournament in 18th and 21st respectively.
Corey Connors advanced six positions finishing with a 67 and a -17 overall with three birdies and two bogeys. For his part, Mackenzie Hughes gave a card of 65 and a cumulative of -16. This one had a very nice day with an eagle, on the 15th hole, and four birdies while not cashing any bogey.
The British Columbian, also present at the tournament, Adam Svensson did not have such a glorious tournament finishing in 37th place with a card of 68 and a cumulative of -5. Victim of a bogey on the 17th hole and birdied five.