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All You Need to Know About the Arnold Palmer Invitational March 4th-7th 2021

Tyrrell Hatton

All you need to know about the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tyrrell Hatton of England (above) was the fifth consecutive international winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, following Jason Day (2016) and Marc Leishman (2017) of Australia, Rory McIlroy (2018) of Northern Ireland and Francesco Molinari (2019) of Italy.

Hatton was the first player to win a tournament with two-over-par rounds on the weekend since Geoff Ogilvy at the 2006 U.S. Open.

Leishman finished second to add to prior finishes at Bay Hill of first (2017) and third (2011).

England’s Tyrrell Hatton recovered from a double bogey on the 11th hole with seven straight pars down the stretch to shoot a 74 on a day of tough conditions and win by one stroke over Marc Leishman. Hatton was tied for the halfway lead after opening with 68-69 and moved ahead by himself through 54 holes with a 73 as scores soared in the third round.

Hatton ranked second in Strokes Gained: Approach the Green with 1.817 per round.

Hatton led the field in Par 3 Scoring average at 2.88.

“I managed to keep my head, though I did get a little
bit frustrated.”

— Tyrrell Hatton

Location & Course Information
Orlando, Fla.
Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Originally designed by Dick Wilson and Joe Lee in 1961, Bay Hill was substantially redesigned by Arnold Palmer over the years to modernize the challenge for today’s top players. Yardage: 7,454; par 72

Notable Course Features
The closing hole at Bay Hill has been known for producing dramatic moments. The 458-yard par 4 requires a second shot to a narrow kidney-shaped green that wraps around a lake. While a difficult hole, it has seen such heroics as Robert Gamez holing out for an eagle to win in 1990 and Tiger Woods three times making birdie to win by one stroke. 

2020 Champion
Tyrrell Hatton, England

Quick Facts

Field: 120 players
Format: 72 holes stroke play
Purse: $9.3 million
Winner’s Share:
FedExCup Points:
500 to the winner

Charity Benefit

Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation is the host organization of the tournament. The foundation includes the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies and provides financial support to various institutions and organizations.  

Media Coverage

Golf Channel/NBC

Social Media 


Player Pos1 2 3 4 Total ScoreFedEx
Cup Points
Tyrrell Hatton1 68697374284/-4500$1,674,000
Marc Leishman271697273285/-3300$1,013,700
Sungjae Im370697473286/-2190$641,700
Bryson DeChambeau473717271287/-1135$455,700
Joel DahmenT572727371288/E96.25$330,731
Danny LeeT571677575288/E96.25$330,731
Rory McIlroyT566737376288/E96.25$330,731
Keith MitchellT568757471288/E96.25$330,731


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