US Golfer Scottie Scheffler has taken over the lead in the world ranking with the victory at WGC Match Play in Austin / Texas. The 25-year-old from Ridgewood in the state of New Jersey continued in the final of the tournament doped with twelve million dollars against his compatriot Kevin Kisner with 4 & 3.
In the ranking he dissolves the Spaniard Jon cream at the top, which was eliminated in the second round.
After his second place 2021 Scheffler in the Austin Country Club now secured the title and $ 2.1 million prize money. For him, it was already the third victory on the PGA tour this year after the successes at the Phoenix Open and the Arnold Palmer Invitational. In the semifinal, Scheffler had prevailed against the former world ranking Dustin Johnson (USA) 3 & 1.
Record winner at Match Play The World Golf Championships is Tiger Woods (USA) with three successes, Martin Kaymer from Mettmann had become second in 2011. Kisner (38) missed his second victory after 2019 scarce.
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