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DeChambeau shot a 7-under 65 at Detroit Golf Club, birdieing four of the very first seven holes and closing with three straight. He finished at a career-best 23-under 265.
Matthew Wolff (71) was 2nd. He started the day with a three-shot lead and hurt his chances with five bogeys over his first 10 holes. Kevin Kisner (66) finished still another stroke right back.
DeChambeau removed all doubt with a strong finish.
He made a 30-foot birdie putt at No. 16, a short putt for birdie on another hole and uncorked a 367-yard drive to set up still another short putt at 18.
DeChambeau came into the week with six straight top-eight finishes and was the only player with top 10s in the first three events following the restart from the coronavirus. He won for the very first time since the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in November 2018.
DeChambeau has considerably changed his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and took advantage of enough time he had to work on his physique throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
His power was on full display in the Motor City with drives routinely went about 350 yards.
DeChambeau’s drive on the 621-yard, par-5 fourth went way left and landed in greenside rough on an adjacent hole. He cleared trees and landed just short of the green, sending his approach 276 yards and that he two-putted from 37 feet.
As his human body and power becomes a fixation for individuals who follow golf, more eyes are on him plus it bothered him during the third round.
On Saturday, DeChambeau had a testy exchange with a TELEVISION cameraman after having a bogey on the sixth hole. After the round, he bristled that it is not right showing a potential vulnerability and hurting someone’s image.