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Tyrrell Hatton Set Dunhill Links Record

Tyrrell Hatton Set Dunhill Links Record

"It's great to be back and I'm enjoying my first defence".

"It's feels so great to win here again and to defend my title because proves that previous year wasn't a fluke week", Hatton said, following his 66.

Hatton did well to keep the pressure on with a birdie at the 14th and he parred his way in to claim his second straight Alfred Dunhill Links title.

Hatton, who wins US$800,000, said: "I've got a new caddie on the bag at the moment, my good friend, Jonathan". Tyrrell has played phenomenal golf this week to get so far in front, and he's just fearless on the course.

After setting a course-record 63 at Carnoustie on Friday, Fleetwood came crashing back to the pack following a four-over 76 at Kingsbarns.

Kingsbarns and the Old Course at St Andrews are the others, with players alternating between the three in the first three rounds before playing at St Andrews again for the final round.

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And Ross Fisher, who won the last of his five European titles in 2014, had six birdies in his final seven holes after starting from the 10th.

Fisher poured in four more birdies on the back nine to pull within three with three holes to go and enter 59 watch.

All that remained to be seen was how much he could lower the record by.

Howell finished in tied 162nd place with a score for the tournament of 14 over-par. At the home of golf I wanted to try and give that putt on the last a try for 59 and just came up a bit shy. Unfortunately Tyrrell was too far ahead. "You have to make a fast start and I managed to do that". But hats off to him.

Taking a five-shot lead into the final round, Hatton recovered from finding the Swilcan Burn with his approach into the first to chip in and save par. 'I feel like I'm a much better player now than I was in 2010 and 2012 when I was able to win a couple of majors'. "I was just sort of stuck in neutral. It was an incredible round of golf, and he certainly did push me all the way". "That's what I'm going to concentrate on from now until the end of the year".

"I didn't see a leaderboard until 16th green and I saw he was on 21 under and that made the 17th tee shot harder". Even though I'm not playing [how I want to], I've given myself a lot of opportunities to put a lot of good foundations in place going forward.