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The Rocket Mortgage Classic rewarded Rickie Fowler's tenacity

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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A men's professional golfer played for the first time in more than four years, or 1,610 days,

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After a three-way playoff, Rickie Fowler emerged victorious in the Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour on Sunday.

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On February 3, 2019, Fowler won the Waste Management Phoenix Open, securing his previous victory.

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After Fowler's tee shot soared well right, the playoff hole got off to an unlucky start.

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He was compelled to drop, and his 180-yard approach shot safely landed on the green, setting up the game-winning birdie putt.

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In mid-June, Fowler shared the lead after 54 holes at the U.S. Open Championship, but he struggled in the final round, making three bogeys in the opening seven holes to clear the way for eventual champion Wyndham Clark.

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With this win, which is his sixth in total on the PGA Tour, Fowler will earn $1,584,000 in prize money.