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Scottie Scheffler nonetheless trying to enhance after successful The Gamers by 5 photographs and returning to world No 1; 26-year-old says collapse eventually 12 months’s Tour Championship made victory at Sawgrass “a lot sweeter”; Jordan Spieth expects compatriot’s kind to proceed for very long time to come back

Final Up to date: 13/03/23 12:36am


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Highlights from the ultimate spherical of The Gamers Championship as Scottie Scheffler clinched a five-shot win to return to world No 1

Highlights from the ultimate spherical of The Gamers Championship as Scottie Scheffler clinched a five-shot win to return to world No 1

Scottie Scheffler provided an ominous warning to his rivals by saying he’s nonetheless hoping to enhance after romping to victory at The Gamers.

Scheffler, whose win at Sawgrass noticed him exchange Jon Rahm as world No 1, completed 5 photographs forward of England’s Tyrrell Hatton as he claimed his sixth win within the final 13 months.

The 26-year-old’s trophy-laden 12 months has included triumphing at The Masters at Augusta Nationwide final April and twice successful the WM Phoenix Open.

He stated: “I am simply hoping to enhance. I am simply making an attempt to get just a little bit higher at a time, not overthink issues and happily, I have been capable of see some good outcomes and revel in some wins.

Scheffler sunk a 20ft putt to win The Players at Sawgrass on Sunday

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Scheffler sunk a 20ft putt to win The Gamers at Sawgrass on Sunday

Scheffler sunk a 20ft putt to win The Gamers at Sawgrass on Sunday

“I feel I am simply comfy with the place my recreation is. I really feel like I am enhancing. I am undoubtedly studying an increasing number of the extra I get into rivalry. I might say I perhaps am a bit extra comfy understanding what I have to do.

“I get excited for laborious check. I really feel like that I can discover a technique to make pars and hold in there. I just like the problem of more durable golf programs. This match looks like a significant championship to me.”

Scheffler squandered a six-shot lead with one spherical remaining eventually August’s Tour Championship and says that disappointment makes his victory at The Gamers “a lot sweeter”.

Scheffler added: “It is a actually laborious sport. I had put myself ready all 12 months to the place I had an opportunity to win the FedExCup, and I wasn’t capable of get it finished. By the point I received dwelling, I used to be worn out.

Scheffler: Defeat at Tour Championship left me ‘drained’

Scheffler was thankful and relieved after securing victory at the PGA Tour's flagship event

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Scheffler was grateful and relieved after securing victory on the PGA Tour’s flagship occasion

Scheffler was grateful and relieved after securing victory on the PGA Tour’s flagship occasion

“I used to be mentally and bodily drained, emotionally drained. East Lake was fairly difficult for me to deal with.

“It was clearly very unhappy and laborious and I did not count on issues to complete that method. However the laborious occasions make the nice occasions that a lot sweeter.”

On his success, Scheffler added: “I by no means actually thought that a lot of myself. I at all times simply tried to remain in my very own little bubble. I simply preserve making an attempt to get just a little bit higher. I by no means actually seemed too far forward.

“I did job of being junior, then I used to be a fairly good faculty participant, then I performed good on the Korn Ferry Tour.

“I at all times believed that I may make it out right here and play effectively on the PGA Tour however I by no means anticipated it. It is form of laborious to explain the sensation.”

Jordan Spieth, who completed tied nineteenth at Sawgrass on six below par, doesn’t count on Scheffler’s kind to dip any time quickly.

Watch how Scheffler chipped in from the rough at the third hole of his final round

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Watch how Scheffler chipped in from the tough on the third gap of his remaining spherical

Watch how Scheffler chipped in from the tough on the third gap of his remaining spherical

He stated: “I play in opposition to [Scheffler] loads at dwelling and constantly he is taking pictures actually low rounds. He is arguably the most effective participant on the earth proper now. His golf is fairly unimaginable. His prime 10s are off the charts. He is simply taking part in that good.

“He is extraordinarily grounded. He is received actually good mother and father, an ideal household construction. [Scheffler’s coach] Randy Smith’s been round for a very long time, been with him endlessly.

“I do not see it altering. He is in place to have the ability to proceed to do that for some time.”

Watch extra PGA Tour motion dwell on Sky Sports activities Golf from Thursday as The Valspar Championship begins in Florida. Early protection begins at 11.30am.



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