Collin Morikawa holds off Jordan Spieth to win British Open

Originally posted on YardBarker | By Erin Walsh  |  Last updated 7/18/21

Collin Morikawa won the British Open at Royal St. George’s Golf Club on Sunday for his second major title in two years. It was his first time playing the Open.

The 24-year-old American secured a two-shot victory, holding off Jordan Spieth. He finished at 15 under 265, which is the lowest score in the 15 times the Open has been played at Royal St. George’s.

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Collin Morikawa wins PGA, has awkward exchange with girlfriend

Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports | By Larry Brown | Last updated 8/9/20

Collin Morikawa on Sunday captured his first career major, winning the PGA Championship in San Francisco by shooting 13-under for the tournament. And he did it all at the age of 23.

After making a par putt on the 18th hole to lock up the major, Morikawa started to celebrate. He headed toward his girlfriend Katherine Zhu and was about to go in for a kiss or close embrace, but then the reaction changed, and they pulled away from each other. Morikawa put up his hand for a high-five instead.

Perhaps due to COVID-19 mask guidelines, the two avoided a kiss. Then they realized they could still hug and did that. They also were shown later getting more cozy.

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