Scottie Scheffler wins seventh title

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Arnold Palmer Invitational R4
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March 11, 2024
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Scottie Scheffler started the day with a share of the lead and made the turn in 34 to take the outright lead by three shots. He made four birdies on the back nine for a bogey-free 66 to win by five shots at 15-under, the largest margin of victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational since Tiger Woods won by five in 2012. Scheffler is now due to defend his title at The Players Championship next week.

"I think it has a lot to do with keeping the mind as quiet as possible. Part of the problem is just trying too hard. It's frustrating to not have the best of myself, just because I know that I can putt really well. It's not like I've been a bad putter my whole career. I've just gone through a stretch where it's been tough.

"I think this week I did a really good job of not letting the misses get to me. Teddy did a really good job of keeping me in a good head space and we stayed positive out there and I hit a lot of good putts, a lot of good putts this week."

The American switched his putter to a mallet model this week and led the field in Strokes Gained: Putting in the final round at 3.892 strokes, his best round on Tour since the second round of the 2021 Shriners Children’s Open. He gained 4.347 strokes putting for the week, his highest total since his first win at the 2022 WM Phoenix Open.

"I like not having to line the ball up. I line this putter up well in the middle of the face. It's very good visually. And yeah, I try not to focus too much on the results, but my process was really good this week and the results so far are pretty tough to argue with, I would say."

American Wyndham Clark finished second at 10-under after closing with a 70.

Ireland's Shane Lowry carded a 72 backing up his top-5 finish last week with third place at 9-under.

Americans Russell Henley and Will Zalatoris also shot 72s and tied for fourth at 7-under.

Zalatoris earned an exemption to the 2024 Open Championship via The Open Qualifying Series (OQS) as the top player not otherwise exempt; the spot will go to the next-highest finisher that is not exempt via another category on June 1 if Zalatoris qualifies via another category by then.

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T6Brendon Todd-574677270283
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T12Brian Harman-369687771285
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T21Eric Cole-170737074287
T21Harris English-169736877287
T21Rory McIlroy-173706876287
T25Xander SchauffelePar72707670288
T25Patrick RodgersPar72747270288
T25Erik van RooyenPar72737271288
T25Grayson MurrayPar72737172288
T25Ludvig ÅbergPar73746972288
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T30Lucas Glover+173707472289
T30Mackenzie Hughes+175717172289
T30Si Woo Kim+175707173289
T30Webb Simpson+173717075289
T30Sam Burns+168727178289
T36Rickie Fowler+275727172290
T36Jason Day+270747373290
T36Patrick Cantlay+274727074290
T36Keegan Bradley+271757074290
T36Austin Eckroat+272697475290
T36Viktor Hovland+271697575290
T36Cameron Young+273707176290
T36Justin Lower+267766978290
T44Min Woo Lee+369737673291
T44Christiaan Bezuidenhout+374737173291
T44Stephan Jaeger+372677676291
T44Chris Kirk+369747276291
T48Nick Dunlap+472747571292
T48Denny McCarthy+472747274292
T48Taylor Moore+472717376292
51C.T. Pan+571707874293
T52Adam Hadwin+669757674294
T52Matthieu Pavon+674687676294
T52Tom Kim+673747077294
55J.T. Poston+871747576296
56Luke List+1069787279298
T57Jake Knapp+1277708172300
T57Sepp Straka+1269737880300
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CUTNicolai Højgaard+47771--148
CUTMatt Fitzpatrick+57475--149
CUTSami Valimaki+57673--149
CUTAdam Scott+57376--149
CUTJustin Rose+57277--149
CUTCollin Morikawa+67080--150
CUTKurt Kitayama+77873--151
CUTTommy Fleetwood+97380--153
CUTDavid Ford(a)+107183--154
CUTAdam Svensson+157980--159
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Arnold Palmer Invitational 2024

Date: March 7th - 10th 2024

Location: Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Orlando, FL • USA

Purse: $20,000,000

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