Monday, March 8

PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Bryson DeChambeau's Victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational 'Beyond Wildest Dreams'

BRYSON DECHAMBEAU WON THE 2021 ARNOLD PALMER Invitational presented by Mastercard with a clutch par putt on the 18th hole. DeChambeau shot a 1-under 71 to finish 11 under at Bay Hill and notch his eighth victory on the PGA Tour.

Lee Westwood, who made a scrappy par after hitting out of a sand divot in the middle of the final fairway, finished second one stroke behind.

"It's beyond my wildest dreams to win Mr. Palmer's event," DeChambeau said. "I came here as an amateur. He gave me an invitation and I loved this golf course the minute I arrived."

He added, "I loved the atmosphere and I love the fans. I loved what Mr. Palmer did with this place and what he's done, and his legacy he's left here."

The long-hitting player received encouraging texts from a recovering Tiger Woods prior to the final round. It surprised him. It also motivated him.

DeChambeau climbed from No. 11 to No. 6 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Dustin Johnson is still on top.

Next up is The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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