PGA Tour rookie Ludvig Åberg has had fairly the trip throughout his first season. After turning professional earlier this summer time, all of the 24-year-old Scandinavian has finished is impress.
That continued once more Sunday, as Åberg put collectively a efficiency for the ages. He captured his first PGA Tour title on the RSM Basic, posting a 9-under 61 to win by 4 strokes.
He didn’t simply win going away although. His complete rating of 253 (29-under) tied for the bottom four-round rating in PGA Tour historical past. His back-to-back 61’s to shut out the event sits atop the listing because the greatest final two rounds ever, in any PGA Tour occasion.
This comes on the heels of his first skilled win at the Omega European Masters in September.
The expertise, resilience and sheer drive this younger man places on show on a weekly foundation is actually one thing to behold. Followers have seen too.
It’s a very long time since there was a participant with the potential Ludvig Aberg is exhibiting this early in his profession. Even higher that he seems a breath of contemporary air as a human as effectively. No rubbish, simply unbelievable expertise #HowGood
— John Walter (@J_Walter23) November 19, 2023
Ludvig Aberg is the subsequent massive factor in golf aka Rory form of massive. Been a fan since i first seen him swing it years in the past successful a Swedish professional occasion as an beginner, it is simply fully easy. Hasn’t performed a significant but however has gained on the DP Tour + PGA Tour and gained The Ryder Cup.
— Lance (@Helltee) November 19, 2023
Ludvig Aberg goes to win A TON of tournaments in his profession. By a ton, I imply up there with Rory & DJ
— Carson Joens (@CarsonJoens) November 19, 2023
Earlier this fall, Åberg was chosen as a captain’s choose to signify Europe within the Ryder Cup. Many questioned the choice contemplating his lack of expertise. But, the younger Swede proved the doubters fallacious and helped embarrass Staff USA. He picked up two factors for the Europeans, together with the historic domination alongside Viktor Hovland of Scottie Scheffler and Brooks Koepka.
The previous Texas Tech Crimson Raider was a standout golfer in school and his recreation has instantly translated to the skilled ranks.
Because the John Deere Basic in July, Åberg has been remarkably constant. He has seven top-14 finishes in 9 occasions, together with two wins and 4 top-4’s.
The win Sunday will permit Åberg entry into the primary three Signature Occasions of 2024. He additionally shall be within the Masters subject subsequent April. If he continues to play this effectively, extra data simply would possibly fall.
Kendall Capps is the Senior Editor of SB Nation’s Enjoying By means of. For extra golf protection, comply with us @_PlayingThrough on all main social platforms.