WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play : Perez, objectif Augusta

Officially qualified on March 13 by virtue of his 63e place in the world ranking, Victor Perez is about to dispute the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play for the second time in his career. It will also be the last, since the organizers announced two weeks ago that this 24e edition of the last World Golf Championship still appearing on the international calendars would not be followed by a 25e… For the Frenchman, who climbed to 61st place in theOfficial World Golf Ranking after his 45e room at Valspar Championship last weekend on the PGA Tourthe opportunity is therefore a good one to bid farewell to the tournament, two years after reaching the semi-finals on his debut at theAustin Country Club.

In March 2021, Perez had extricated himself from a pool including the Australian Marc Leishmanthe American Russell Henley and the Korean Sunjae Imbefore dismissing the Scottish Robert MacIntyre in eighths, then the Spaniard Sergio Garcia in the quarter-finals. The American Billy Horshelfuture winner of the tournament, then blocked his access to the final, before the Frenchman lost to another US player, matt kucharin the match for the 3e place.

Despite defeats in his last two meetings, the No. 1 tricolor had found the key to success on the Texas route, and intends to use it again this week: “It’s a course that isn’t necessarily very long, so there are a lot of opportunities with short clubs. The greens being quite soft, it is necessary to control the spin well with the small clubs to prevent the balls from falling below. So managing iron shots well between 80 and 140 m, that will be the most important thing this week ”he declares to our colleagues from Golf+.


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