Billy Horschel made par on the 17th hole to close out Scottie Scheffler, 2 Up, and claim victory at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship.
After defeating Victor Perez in the semi-finals, Horschel went down early to the young Texan, but gained control before the turn, and never relinquished the lead as the two finalists battled to ties on each of the remaining homeward holes.
With the win, Horschel earned $1,820,000, 550 FedExCup points, and 76 Official World Golf Ranking points, while Scheffler picked up $1,150,00, 325, and 45.6.
Weight: 175 lb
Birthdate: Dec. 7, 1986 (age 34)
Native: Grant, FL
Resides: Jacksonville, FL
College: U Florida
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The Final Four
Billy Horschel def. Scottie Scheffler 2 Up
Matt Kuchar def. Victor Perez 2 and 1
TOP-4 Check Cashers
1. Billy Horschel – $1,820,000
2. Scottie Scheffler – $1,150,00
3. Matt Kuchar – $740,000
4. Victor Perez – $600,000
How Billy Horschel Won: Match by Match
Group (4) Stage: Beat Max Homa (35) 1-Up, Lost to J.T. Poston (63) 2 and 1, Beat Collin Morikawa (4) 3 and 2, Beat Homa (playoff)
Round of 16: Beat Kevin Streelman (53) 3 and 1
Quarterfinals: Beat Tommy Fleetwood (21) 19 Holes
Semifinals: Beat Victor Perez 3 and 2
Finals: Beat Scottie Scheffler 2 Up
Horschel’s 2021 Season
Cuts Made: 11
Wins: 1 (WGC-Dell Match Play)
Additional Top 10s: 3
Money: $3,358,772 (7th)
Points: 1,061 (7th)
World Rank Before/After: 34th/17th
Career PGA Tour Wins
2021 WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
2018 Zurich Classic
2017 AT&T Byron Nelson
2014 Tour Championship
2014 BMW Championship
2013 Zurich Classic
Highlights from the Championship match of the 2021 WGC-Dell Match Play, where Billy Horschel defeats Scottie Scheffler 2&1.
Credit: PGA TOUR Media
Money, Points and Whatnot
With his win, Horschel earned $1,820,000 and 550 points to move to No. 7 on both the PGA Tour’s money list and points standings.
The 34-year old also picked up 74 world-ranking points to move inside the top 20 to No. 17 (from 34).
The WGC victory earned Horschel fully exempt status on the PGA Tour through the 2023-24 season.
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