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Fowler's Record Setting Day Wins Hero WC | 10th Year Seniors
Rickie Fowler delivered his best performance of the tournament when it mattered most and shot a blistering course record 61 (-11) on the final day to claim the 2017 Hero World Challenge title. Fowler shot -18 for the event to finish well ahead of the field and surpass Charley Hoffman, entered the final day with a five-stroke lead at the Albany Golf Course. He started the final round with seven straight birdies to earn his second tour win of the year and move into the No.7 spot in the world. "It was pretty special. Obviously, it's not a full-field event, but the 18 guys that are here I feel like we've all earned our way here. In a way this tournament's always I feel like been looked at as a celebration of, like I said, earning your way here. No one gets here by mistake," he said, "It was a great week here. Obviously, I knew I needed to get off to a hot start today to give myself a chance, and Charley's been playing some solid golf and I wasn't expecting him to come back to me, I knew I