Scheffler and McIlroy eliminated from WGC Match-Play, Burns and Young in the final

The duel between Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy will finally take place… but on the occasion of the match for third place. The Northern Irishman is the first to lose. After a breathtaking head-to-head, the winner of four Majors was beaten by Cameron Young. If the 25-year-old quickly led, Rory McIlroy reacted immediately to pick up the score and then escape, 2 up until the start of hole number 16.

Two thrilling semi-finals

Moment chosen by Cameron Young to score two birdies on the last three holes, pushing the Briton into the play-off. On the 12th, the American golfer surfed on his good momentum, qualifying thanks to a new birdie. The other semi-final was just as hung. Sam Burns had started strong, leading with 3up after the third hole. Then, Scottie Scheffler chained the birdies (4 between holes 6 and 10 in particular) to equalize and take the lead, with 2up.

Scottie Scheffler had the opportunity to win the match

The world number 1 probably thought he had done the hardest part. It was without counting on a determined Sam Burns, who, in turn, came back to score. The 26-year-old even came back in front at 17, forcing the defending champion to birdie at 18 to stay in the race. In play-off, Scottie Scheffler had the opportunity to win the match but surprisingly missed a decisive putt on the 13th. On the 14th, his compatriot managed to make a birdie synonymous with qualification.


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