The fourth edition of ‘The Match’ goes to the duo made up of Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers who in Big Sky, in the state of Montana, defeated Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 3/2. Feats and spectacle, for a challenge also in the name of solidarity, with star players in golf and legends of American football with an immeasurable passion for the green.
The Match, Bryson DeChambeau
Taking the field all wearing a microphone, the protagonists of ‘Capital One’s The Match’ did not spare themselves. And in the end it was DeChambeau and Rodgers who won the compliments of their opponents. “With Brady we went really well, also making a lot of birdies. But DeChambeau and Rodgers played better”, admitted Mickelson, one of the absolute protagonists of ‘The Match’, a show that this time was staged on the path of The Reserve at Moonlight Basin.
Jon Rahm has been named Golfer of the Month after winning his maiden Major Championship at the 121st U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.
Rahm was one of the favourites heading into the third Major of the year with seven top tens to his name In 2021 prior to arriving In San Diego, where rounds of 69-70-72-67 led to a six under par total and enough for a one shot victory over Louis Oosthuizen.
The Spaniard’s round was topped off by two emphatic birdies on the last two holes, with his closing effort similar to that of Tiger Woods’ famous putt at the 2008 U.S. Open.
Marcus Armitage finished second in the Golfer of the Month contest, courtesy of his maiden emotional victory at the Porsche European Open. Armitage, who lost his mother in his teenage years, posted a best of the day final round 65 to win by two strokes.
Norwegian superstar Viktor Hovland came in third following his win at the BMW International Open. Hovland’s victory was his first in Europe and saw him jump to ninth on the Race to Dubai Rankings, as well as sitting In a strong position to secure a place on the 2021 European Ryder Cup Team.
Rounding off the voting was another first-time winner in Jonathan Caldwell, who won the Scandinavian Mixed hosted by Henrik and Annika. The unique format, where men and women played on the same course for the same prize fund, was a great success, and Caldwell secured victory with a birdie on his final hole after a career defining shot from the long rough.