Wells Fargo Championship
Golf Asia|June 2021
McIlroy Snaps Title Drought With Third Win at Quail Hollow

Rory McIlroy snapped an 18-month US PGA victory drought, overcoming a tense last-hole dilemma to win his third Wells Fargo Championship by one stroke.

The 32-year-old defied windy conditions to win his 19th career US PGA title, firing a final-round three-under-par 68 to finish 72 holes on 10-under 274.

It was the first victory by McIlroy since the WGC HSBC Champions at Shanghai in November 2019. Said McIlroy, “It has felt like a long time since that victory in China in 2019. The world is a completely different place than it was before.”

Mexico’s Abraham Ancer was second on 275 after a closing 66 with Norway’s Viktor Hovland and American Keith Mitchell sharing third on 276 and 2019 US Open champion Gary Woodland fifth on 277.

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