Workday Charity Open: Collin Morikawa Wins Playoff Against Justin Thomas

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Collin Morikawa took his second win in his 24th start on the PGA Tour -19 Morikawa (USA), Thomas (USA); -15 Hovland (Nor); -14 Seiffert (USA); -12 Woodland (USA), Poulter (Eng) Selected: -7 Fitzpatrick (Eng); -5 McDowell (NI); -4 Wallace (Eng)

Collin Morikawa defeated fellow American Justin Thomas in an exciting playoff to win the Workday Charity Open in Ohio .

Morikawa, who led the first two rounds, came down three strokes with three holes left to force the playoff at the PGA Tour event at Muirfield Village.


He won on the third playoff hole after leader Thomas's shot landed behind a tree in the third round.

Morikawa, 23, finished 19 under equal for his second win in the American PGA Tour.

"Justin wouldn't give it to me. He fought all day long," said Morikawa. "I'm excited now, I'm so happy."

Ian Poulter was the best British golfer and jointly finished fifth out of 12.

] The Ohio event was added to the PGA Tour calendar after the John Deere Classic was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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