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‘It Is True’: Matt Fitzpatrick Makes a Bold Verdict on Golf’s Majors Amid Unforgettable $4M DP World Glory

Published 10/09/2023, 9:33 PM EDT

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Following the historic Ryder Cup event this year, PGA Tour members have swiftly shifted their focus to their upcoming feat. While a few have opted for some well-deserved rest, others, like Matthew Fitzpatrick, have continued their participation in competitions throughout the week.

Fitzpatrick, who had just finished his Ryder Cup weekend, promptly teamed up with his mother for the Alfred Dunhill Links Pro-Am Championship. Remarkably, he emerged victorious in the tournament, but afterward, a statement made by the player left the golf world awestruck. Here’s the full coverage.

Matthew Fitzpatrick reflects on his DP World Tour win

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Before clinching the $4 million event, the mother-son duo of Matthew Fitzpatrick and Susan Fitzpatrick won the Pro-Am at the Alfred Dunhill Links. While it was a sweet victory for the Ryder Cup hero, the Englishman chose to place it ahead of his other DP Tour wins. 

In a relatively young career, the 29-year-old has managed nine wins on his home tour. When asked about the significance of this particular win alongside his mother, he responded that it held greater value for him. “…It is true. Even with all my wins, aside from a major, you forget about them in the future, and you’ll always remember the one that you won with your mum, so doesn’t get better than that,” he said. 

Furthering on that, the English pro added, “To be fair, both my parents, if I’ve won nine times, I would say they have only missed two or three of those, so probably bodes well.” He concluded by saying, “Yeah, we’ve had a great day.” 

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Matthew has had a lucky streak this season. Coming back from Rome a weekend ago and now proving his mantle at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, he surely has luck working in his favor this time around. 

Matthew Fitzpatrick’s 2023 Ryder Cup performance

Team Europe swept a clean victory at the 2023 Ryder Cup this year with an astounding score of 16.5-11.5. Matthew Fitzpatrick was a part of this win and enjoyed the triumph with Team Europe in Italy with full fervor.

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Fitzpatrick played a total of 3 matches this season at the Ryder Cup, out of which he won one and lost two. He played the Friday four-balls with Rory McIlroy against Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele, winning the match with a margin of two points.

On the second day, the player again played four-balls, this time with Rory McIlroy. But the European duo lost the match. On Sunday, the English pro played against Max Homa, losing this match as well. 

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Now, as Fitzpatrick prepares for his next feat, fans anticipate a third consecutive win for the player. To know what awaits the player’s fate, stay tuned!

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Maheen Sajjad

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Maheen Sajjad is a golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having blazed through the ranks of the ES recruitment drive, Maheen has turned heads with her journalistic endeavor, which put her on the pedestal as an Editor for her college newsletter. Her journey into the world of golf began in the cozy confines of her home, where she watched her grandfather's weekend golf games.
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