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Scheffler wins Memorial to claim fifth title of 2024

Memorial Tournament final leaderboard

-8 S Scheffler (US); -7 C Morikawa (US); -4 A Hadwin (Can); -3 C Bezuidenhout (SA); -2 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), S Straka (Aut), L Aberg (Swe)

Selected others: +2 R McIlroy (NI); +3 T Fleetwood (Eng); +12 S Lowry (Ire)

Scottie Scheffler holed a five-foot putt on the last to hold off Collin Morikawa and win the PGA Tour’s Memorial Tournament by one stroke to claim his fifth title of the year.

In doing so, the world number one became just the second player after Tiger Woods to win the Players Championship, Masters and Memorial in the same year.

The American led on 10 under overnight, four clear of Morikawa, Adam Hadwin and Sepp Straka but, rather than the expected procession, he was pushed all the way.

“I didn’t do a whole lot well but I did enough to get it done,” said Scheffler, who carded a two-over 74 to win his 11th PGA Tour title on eight under.

“I feel like I’ve had some close calls in this tournament. The golf course was playing so tough, firm and fast – 16, 17 and 18 were brutal.

“But it was a fun test of golf, I like it when it gets hard.”

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