Si Woo Kim youngest Players Championship winner, Ian Poulter second at Sawgrass

Kim Si-woo battled through the pain to earn a breakthrough triumph at the Players Championship, but the back injury he battled at TPC Sawgrass will force him to miss this week's AT&T Byron Nelson. "Never once did he look flustered at all".

Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello made Players history, producing an astonishing final three holes to finish in a tie for fourth with Kyle Stanley.

Poulter admitted afterwards that he was keen to play a number of European Tour events this summer, and he will join the likes of Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose in a star-studded field for the first of seven Rolex Series tournaments.

Ian Poulter has confirmed that he has accepted an invite to compete in next week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Third-round co-leader J.B. Holmes ballooned to an 84 on Sunday and plummeted into a tie for 41st.

Not a great record, but the successful Dublin punter had faith in the young golfer and placed €100 on him to win the tournament outright, with another €100 on an each-way finish at 500/1. He made a double-eagle 2 at the 16th, the first ever at the hole during the tournament.

It appears more than tightness was at play.

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As for the victor?

He credited his first victory as the key to dealing with the pressure on Sunday, which now gives him another five year exemption on the PGA Tour. He ended the tournament tied for second and picked up nearly $1 million in prize money.

In 2012, just two years after he began playing competitive golf as a middle school student, Kim drew attention by becoming the youngest golfer ever to make it through PGA Tour Q-School.

The previous youngest victor was Adam Scott who won the 2003 tournament aged 23.

The smart money, if an worldwide player overtook American co-leaders J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley, was on veterans such as Poulter, Oosthuizen, Adam Scott (the previous youngest victor, at 23 in 2004) or Masters champion Sergio Garcia. But Kim opened his final round with a birdie and then added two more at the seventh and the ninth to get to 10-under.

21-year-old Kim will have to go back to South Korea by the time he's 30 to serve his time in the military so it remains to be seen at what point he will drop the clubs to return home. "I was confident that I could do well here as long as I had my short game in place".

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