Winner’s Circle: Collin Morikawa Claims Claret Jug, Second Major

Collin Morikawa Wins 149th Open Championship Royal St Georges
Collin Morikawa celebrates with the Claret Jug Trophy after winning The Open at The Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent, England on July 18, 2021. (Photo by Gareth Fuller for PA Images via Getty Images)

Collin Morikawa shot a final-round 67 to claim a two-stroke victory over Jordan Spieth at the 2021 Open Championship.

Morikawa finished his final day at Royal St George’s with 14 pars and four birdies, highlighted by three straight on Nos. 7-9, en route to his second major victory at just 24-years-old.

With the win, Morikawa earned $2,070,000 and 600 FedExCup points. He also picked up 100 Official World Golf Ranking points and will move to No. 3 (from 4th).


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Pro-File

Name: Collin Morikawa
Nationality: American
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 160 lb
Birthdate: Feb, 6, 1997 (age 24)
Native: Los Angeles, Calif.
Resides: Las Vegas, Nevada
College: U Cal, Berkeley
Equipment: TaylorMade


Final Scores: Top 5

Collin Morikawa Wins 149th Open Championship Royal St Georges
Collin Morikawa celebrates after his shot on the 14th hole during Day Four of The 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club on July 18, 2021 in Sandwich, England. (Photo by Chris Trotman via Getty Images)

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Collin Morikawa -15 (-4)
2. Jordan Spieth -13 (-4)
3. Jon Rahm -11 (-4)
3. Louis Oosthuizen -11 (+1)
5. Dylan Frittelli -9 (-2)


Morikawa’s Winning Numbers

Collin Morikawa Wins 149th Open Championship Royal St Georges
Collin Morikawa celebrates with caddie Jonathan Jakovac after finishing his round on the 18th green and winning The Open to become Open Champion during Day Four of The 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club on July 18, 2021 in Sandwich, England. (Photo by Harry Trump for R&A via Getty Images)
Top-line Stats

Distance: 295 yards
Fairways: 60.7%
Greens: 75%
Putts/Per GIR: 1.54
Scoring: 19 Birdies, 49 Pars, 4 Bogeys


Morikawa: Round By Round

Round 1: 67 (-3, T9)
Round 2: 64 (-9, 2nd)
Round 3: 68 (-11, 2nd)
Round 4: 66 (-15, 1st)


Morikawa’s 2021 PGA Tour Season

Collin Morikawa Wins WGC-Workday Championship
Collin Morikawa celebrates with the Gene Sarazen Cup during the trophy ceremony after winning the final round of World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession on February 28, 2021 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Starts: 18
Cuts Made: 16
Wins: 2 (WGC-Workday, The Open)
Additional Top 10s: 6
Earnings: $6,950,768 (1)
FedExCup Pts: 2,136 (1)
World Rank Before/After: 4/3


Morikawa’s Tour Career

Turned Pro: 2019
First Full Season: 2020
Best World Rank: 3rd
PGA Tour Wins: 5
Titles:
2021 Open Championship
2021 WGC-Workday Championship
2020 PGA Championship
2020 Workday Charity Open
2019 Barracuda Championship


WITB: Collin Morikawa

Collin Morikawa Wins 149th Open Championship Royal St Georges
Collin Morikawa chips to the 10th green during day four of The Open at The Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, England on July 18, 2021. (Photo by Gareth Fuller for PA Images via Getty Images)

Other than a sand wedge, Collin Morikawa plays a full bag of TaylorMade gear, including SIM driver and a TP5 ball.

Driver: TaylorMade (TM) SIM (8°)
3-Wood: TM SIM (14°)
5-Wood: TM SIM (19°)
Low Irons: TM P770 (4)
High Irons: TM P730 (5-9)
Gap: TM Milled Grind 2 (50°)
Sand: Titleist Vokey SM8 (56˚)
Lob: TM Hi-Toe (60˚)
Putter: TM Juno
Ball: TM TP5
Hat: TaylorMade
Shoes: Adidas Tour 360


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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