Rickie Fowler Weathers a Storm to Win the Honda Classic

At the turn, Fowler’s longtime caddie, Joe Skovron, reminded Fowler that with his near-flawless play during the first three days, he had given himself the wiggle room for an imperfect finish.

“Hey, you just played your worst nine holes all week,” Skovron said he told Fowler, “and you’re still in control of the tournament.”

Fowler dresses in colorful attire, including Creamsicle orange on Sunday, but his emotions rarely stand out. Skovron said that one of his top responsibilities is to get Fowler into the most positive frame of mind possible, and so before Fowler teed off at the 10th, Skovron asked him, “Are you good?” Fowler’s one-word reply — “Yep” — put Skovron at ease.

With his strong finish on the back nine, Fowler ended one dubious streak while extending another — he still has not broken par in the final round while holding the 54-hole lead.

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