Kim sets mark at Players

Kim sets mark at Players

South Korea's Si Woo Kim produced a nerveless display to become the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship as Ian Poulter had to settle for a share of second place.

England's Ian Poulter returns to the top 100 of the World Golf Rankings after earning a share of second at the Players Championship.

It's his second PGA win after the Wyndham Championship last August, and he's now setting his sights on a major, which he says no longer seems like an impossible dream.

Kim, who doesn't celebrate his 22nd birthday until June 28, said: "I didn't expect that I could be the champion of this tournament at this young age". 2017 The Players Champion.

Kim joins Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth as the only players in the past 25 years to win twice on the PGA Tour before turning 22-years-old.

Kim, who said he had not decided when he will undertake his military service, delivered an impressive three-stroke victory in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Hideki Matsuyama, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm and Pat Perez round out the top five in the FedExCup standings.

Poulter will look to build on his superb performance at The Players Championship as he makes his first appearance at Wentworth since 2014, and he is looking forward to seeing the new-look West Course following its extensive renovation over the past year. In only six starts on the season, McIlroy is now No. 48 in the FedExCup standings.

Just over four years ago, Kim came to the United States to play the final version of the tour's qualifying school.

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Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello made Players history, producing an astonishing final three holes to finish in a tie for fourth with Kyle Stanley. He went to the turn in 40, dropped further shots at the 14th and 15th holes and then ran up an eight on the 17th and a six on the 18th. "Never once did he look flustered at all".

He credited his first victory as the key to dealing with the pressure on Sunday, which now gives him another five year exemption on the PGA Tour.

"I'm very excited to play at the Presidents Cup", Kim said.

Cabrera Bello threw his 8-iron high in the air, and it went into the water, though at least it could be retrieved. He earned a card at age 17, but he could not become a tour member until he turned 18 the following June.

Winners of a gold medal at either the Olympic or Asian Games means that an athlete does not have to serve in the military for their country but PGA Tour wins are not enough.

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