Max Homa’s Post Win Speech Is One for the Ages

Published 05/09/2022, 12:51 PM EDT
May 8, 2022; Potomac, Maryland, USA; Max Homa holds the Championship Trophy after winning the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 Wells Fargo Championship ended on the 8th of May at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. The American golfer Max Homa has won the championship after playing well in all four rounds. Since it was only one of the few times he had won on the Tour, the golfer understand its value and shared the same with the media. 

“It’s crazy,” Homa said. “It feels really good.” The golfer expressed his honest feelings about his recent victory in the press conference after the championship on Sunday. 

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“Obviously seen some low spots on this tour for the last three years,” he continued. “Kind of striding my stride and racking up four wins is crazy.” 

The 2022 Wells Fargo Championship is the fourth victory of Homa on the PGA Tour. He has won the tournament with an overall score of 8-under par. Homa lifted the championship on the field that included players like former World No. 1s Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia. 

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Interestingly, Homa has won the Wells Fargo Championship. He won the event after defeating the fellow American golfer Joel Dahmen with a 3-shot lead. Notably, it was his first win on the PGA Tour. 

Max Homa has experienced struggles in his career 

“I saw $18,000 in a year out here,” Homa explained the struggles he had to go through to make on the Tour. He further explained that since he has struggled to make cuts and get into the Top 10, he knows how to control his emotions after getting a lead. 

May 8, 2022; Potomac, Maryland, USA; Max Homa looks on from the 9th green during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports| Reuters

“I know what bad is,” Homa added. “And my bad today was going to be making a boat load of money and moving along to PGA Championship in two weeks with a good chance to win.” 

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Although last week went in favor of him, it hasn’t been like that at the beginning of his career. Homa has missed cuts more than he has made to the final rounds in the first few years since his debut. In 2017, he has only made $18,008 from the Tour, the lowest he has earned in his career.

Turned professional in 2013, Homa had big hopes for his future as a golfer. Although he has won four on the PGA Tour and 2 on the Korn Ferry Tour, he has not won a major. However, he hopes to win the upcoming PGA Championship as he is in good form now. 

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Do you think the 31-year-old can be the 2022 PGA Championship title winner? 

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

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