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Scheffler claims RBC Heritage for 4th win in last 5 starts

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He had to wait until Monday morning, but Scottie Scheffler picked up his fourth win in his last five starts with a victory at the RBC Heritage.

The world's top-ranked golfer played out his last three holes after Sunday's action was postponed due to inclement weather and finished with a three-stroke victory over Sahith Theegala.

Place Player Total to par Round 4 score
1 Scottie Scheffler -19 68
2 Sahith Theegala -16 68
T-3 Wyndham Clark -15 65
T-3 Patrick Cantlay -15 68
T-5 Justin Thomas -14 65
T-5 Patrick Rodgers -14 70
T-5 J.T. Poston -14 69
T-5 Sepp Straka -14 72

"I didn't show up here just to have some sort of ceremony and have people tell me congratulations," Scheffler said, per The Associated Press. "I came here with a purpose."

Scheffler won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and The Players Championship in March. He finished one stroke behind Stephan Jaeger at the Houston Open but rebounded with a victory at the Masters in his next appearance.

The 27-year-old became the first player since Bernhard Langer in 1985 to win one week after claiming the green jacket at the Masters. He's also the first golfer to win a tournament one week after clinching a major since Tiger Woods in 2006.

Scheffler now has 10 wins under his belt on the PGA TOUR, with all of his victories coming in the past 26 months.

"It does not get boring," he said. "I think hitting a really well-struck golf shot close to the pin is like an addicting feeling."

He set up his most recent triumph at the RBC Heritage with a dominant third round in which he fired a dazzling 8-under 63.

Meanwhile, on the women's circuit, Nelly Korda won the Chevron Championship on Sunday to match an LPGA record with her fifth straight victory.

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