England's Tyrrell Hatton defeated Austrian Matthias Schwab within the fourth playoff spherical to win his second Rolex Sequence title at Turkish Airways Open from Antalya Sunday after a spectacular match of six playoff gamers.
For the primary time at knowledgeable golf event, the spotlights had been lit on Montgomerie Maxx Royal's playoff course, because the six golfers competed for the $ 2 million prize.
Hatton, Schwab leaders, American Kurt Kitayama, South African Erik van Rooyen and France's Victor Perez and Benjamin Hebert certified for the playoff spherical after scoring lower than 20 factors 72 holes.
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The chief of the night, Schwab, who led the championship every of the primary three days, was fortunate sufficient to win the title on the 18th with a birdie, however completed with a tied rating to set the course to 6 playoffs – the third within the historical past of the European tour.
Six grew to become three when Perez, Van Rooyen and Hebert had been eradicated within the first playoff gap, whereas Hatton's formidable chip on the fringe of the inexperienced saved him in rivalry.
Whereas the floodlights had been lighting up at Turkish nightfall, it was Schwab's flip to impress the third further gap with a distance of 20 toes from the sting of the inexperienced to remain in. life with Hatton, whereas Kitayama sank after lacking his shot.
Hatton completed the fourth further gap tied after lacking a birdie putt earlier than Schwab misplaced his shot tied a couple of toes away, with the bogey tending Hatton – who was watching him with disbelief – his fourth victory on the European circuit.
"It's so surreal that I actually can’t consider I've gained," Hatton stated. "It was a fairly robust 12 months for issues that occurred off the course, and final month I felt like I actually acquired my sport again."
"I instructed my workforce that if I had been fortunate sufficient to win once more, I might undoubtedly savor the second as a result of it’s straightforward sufficient to take it with no consideration. The game is nice when it's going nicely and when it's not going nicely, it hits residence. "