Sean Crocker is 2022 Hero Open Champion, secures wire-to-wire victory at Fairmont St Andrews!

01-Aug-2022

DP World Tour 2022, Hero Open, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife, Scotland: 28-31 July


Sean Crocker is 2022 Hero Open Champion after holding off Eddie Pepperell to secure wire-to-wire victory at Fairmont St Andrews! 

From DP World Tour News:

Sean Crocker secured his maiden DP World Tour title after holding off Eddie Pepperell to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the 2022 Hero Open.

Crocker began the day with a two-shot lead but was joined at the summit early on as the chasing pack closed in on him at Fairmont St Andrews.

He led by one at the turn before starting the back nine with three birdies in four holes to reach 22 under par and stretch his advantage to two.

But with Englishman Pepperell in the clubhouse on 21 under, Crocker endured a nervy finish as he parred his way home to sign for a closing 68 and win by a single shot.  Read more

From The West Australian, by AP:

American Sean Crocker has held off a spirited challenge from Eddie Pepperell to claim his first European tour title with a wire-to-wire victory in the Hero Open.

Crocker carded a final-round 68 at Fairmont St Andrews on Sunday to finish 22-under par and a shot ahead of Pepperell, who had piled on the pressure with a closing 65...

Asked how he felt standing over a four-foot putt to win on the 18th, Crocker - who missed nine cuts in a row earlier this season - added: "Nervous as hell.  Read more

From Sky Sports:

Sean Crocker carded a final round of 68 at Fairmont St Andrews to finish 22 under par; Crocker soon lost his two-shot overnight lead as Pepperell and Denmark's Oliver Hundeboll both made flying starts before clawing back the win.

American Sean Crocker held off a spirited challenge from Eddie Pepperell to claim his first DP World Tour title with a wire-to-wire victory in the Hero Open.

Crocker carded a final round of 68 at Fairmont St Andrews to finish 22 under par and a shot ahead of Pepperell, who had piled on the pressure with a closing 65.  Read more

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