Australia’s Harrison Crowe booked himself a spot at subsequent 12 months’s US Masters and British Open when he sank a knee-knocking ultimate four-foot putt on Sunday to win golf’s Asia-Pacific Beginner Championship in Thailand.
The 21-year-old’s last-round 72 at Amata Spring Nation Membership close to Bangkok proved sufficient to win by one stroke from China’s Bo Jin, Crowe having led the sector by two in a single day.
The Australian mentioned he had thought of turning skilled right away if he had not received the match, however that was on maintain now after he secured a spot in two of subsequent 12 months’s majors as an newbie.
“It means a lot,” mentioned Crowe. “I got here out right here this week with one thing to show and pleased with the way in which I dealt with myself.
“I didn’t actually have too many expectations. I needed a stable week after which on to the subsequent chapter.”
Now Crowe will play at Augusta in April, following within the footsteps of former Asian newbie champion Hideki Matsuyama, who went on as an expert to win the US Masters Inexperienced Jacket a decade later in 2021.
“That is how I needed to delay issues, for positive,” Crowe mentioned.
He may even tee up on the British Open at Royal Liverpool subsequent July.
“It’s an superior feeling and an especially good motive to not flip skilled proper this minute.”