Talor Gooch pockets $4million with an 18th gap birdie to beat Bryson DeChambeau and win LIV Andalucia – his third victory this season
- Talor Gooch has now gained three totally different competitions on the 2023 LIV tour
- He edged his fellow American Bryson DeChambeau to say his newest win
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Talor Gooch fired a final-round 67, together with at birdie on the 18th gap, to take a one-shot victory over Bryson DeChambeau on the LIV Golf Invitational Andalucia in Sotogrande, Spain.
Gooch’s win at Actual Membership Valderrama was his third on the LIV season, following wins in Adelaide and Singapore. He’s the primary three-time particular person winner since LIV play started final 12 months.
‘Final 12 months I did not get a win, so this 12 months I used to be simply so targeted on getting a person win,’ mentioned Gooch, who completed with a 12-under par 201. ‘You do not assume a lot previous the primary one till you get the primary one. I positively did not have three in thoughts for the season.’
DeChambeau entered the day with a one-shot lead and was paired with Gooch and Brooks Koepka within the closing group Sunday.
DeChambeau shot a 69 on the par-71 course to say second place at 11-under for the event, and Koepka (68) took solo third place at 9-under.
Talor Gooch’s closing spherical of 67 noticed him declare his third victory of the season on the LIV tour
Gooch claimed victory over Bryson DeChambeau with an excellent birdie on the 18th gap
‘I simply did not hit it properly on the again 9 right this moment,’ mentioned DeChambeau, who’s in search of his first LIV Golf League win. ‘I did not hit it in addition to yesterday. If I higher, I win by 4 or 5.
‘Backside line I’ve bought to maintain engaged on it, and job will not be achieved, and I need to win certainly one of these.’
Within the crew occasion, Torque GC (Joaquin Niemann, Sebastian Munoz, David Puig, Mito Pereira) gained by 5 photographs over Gooch’s RangeGoats. It is the second crew win in a row for Torque.
Gooch and DeChambeau had been tied after 17 holes heading to the par-4 No. 18. Gooch mentioned he knew a par would not win.
‘I hit a very good second shot and put us actually in an ideal place to be aggressive with a putt. The primary day we did not make a bunch of putts, and yesterday we made a number of extra putts, after which my caddie and I, we bought a very good learn on that final putt,’ he mentioned.
‘I knew the way in which that Bryson had been battling all all through the day, I knew he wasn’t going to make a bogey.
‘So I knew it was going to take a birdie to win. I had a very good learn on it and made a constructive, assured stroke.
‘I simply felt like I used to be going to make it, and earlier than I even hit the putt, I used to be already visualizing the fist pump that was coming with it. I am glad it went in.’
The birdie at No. 18 was his fourth over the ultimate eight holes after a bogey at No. 10.
DeChamebeau fell quick in his bid for victory however will take $2.25million as a consolation
Gooch earned $4 million for the person title, with DeChambeau pocketing $2.25million and Koepka $1.5 million.
Munoz (6-under) completed alone in fourth place, with Puig, Patrick Reed and Jason Kokrak tied for fifth (3-under).
LIV play resumes Friday with LIV London at Centurion Membership in Hertfordshire, England.