Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick is best-placed Briton at RBC Heritage PGA event

Sheffield’s Matt Fitzpatrick was joint fourth as he finished 13 under par at the RBC Heritage PGA tournament on Sunday.

By Steve Jones
Monday, 19th April 2021, 9:12 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 9:21 am

The 26-year-old six-time European Tour winner shot a three-under 68 on the final day to feature among a three-way tie for fourth spot.

It followed scores of 71, 64 and 68 in the competition’s first three days and made him the best-placed Briton this year at Hilton Head.

PGA Tour veteran Stewart Cink finished 19-under and four shots clear in South Carolina to comfortably clinch his third RBC Heritage title.

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The 47-year-old, who previously won at Hilton Head in 2000 and 2004, went into the final round with a five-stroke lead on the back of a 54-hole record-score of 18-under 195.

Danny Willett finished 10 shots back from Cink on nine-under after he carded scores of 68, 71, 67 and 69.

Speaking to reporters after his win, Cink said: “It was just a really good, solid week all the way through.”

Matt Fitzpatrick plays a shot during the final round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.