Taking part in within the penultimate group, Horschel’s birdie on the 18th gap gave him the marginal lead over Canter who was within the remaining pairing.
And a day after what would’ve been Palmer’s 92nd birthday, it was a particular second for the Florida native.
Horschel was one of many American golfers who simply missed out on qualifying for Steve Stricker’s Ryder Cup crew, nevertheless it did not appear to trouble him.
He got here out the blocks firing in Sunday’s remaining spherical, posting three birdies and no bogeys on the opening 9 holes.
And coming down the ultimate straight, with strain mounting on the prime of the chief board, Horschel prevented any bogeys in addition to carding 4 extra birdies to edge him into the lead.
In successful the European Tour’s flagship occasion, Horschel turns into the primary American to win a Rolex Sequence occasion.