Tech Legend Ludvig Aberg shows out at the Players Championship

Story by Jayden Santos, Alpha Media Intern

Lubbock, Texas – Ninth ranked golfer in the world and Texas Tech legend, Ludvig Aberg finished 8th place shooting an impressive 14 under in his first bid at the Players Championship.


Coming off a tough showing at the Arnold Palmer invitational finishing tied for 25th place, Aberg came out strong day one shooting five under par. Aberg had two eagles, one on hole two and one on hole 16.


Day two was a little tough for Aberg, shooting one over par finishing with a round of 73. Consistently staying in the top 10, he was chasing the likes of Xander Schauffele, Scottie Sheffler, Matt Fitzpatrick and a few others. 


Going into the weekend Aberg needed to have historic rounds to have a chance at winning the historic Players Championship. Aberg stayed very consistent, turning in rounds of 67 and solidifying a top ten finish. 


The current number one player in the world, Scottie Sheffler took the final round by storm shooting an impressive 64 taking home first place and 4.5 Million dollars in prize money. 


Ludvig Aberg earned $781,000 in prize money and will be setting his sights on the Masters, scheduled to take place from April 8th to 14th at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. 


Will the 24-year-old Texas Tech legend be able to compete with the greats? Aberg has already solidified his status as one of the top 10 players in the world, proving that he always has a chance to win it all.

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