Barracuda Championship

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Truckee, California, USA

Tahoe Mountain Club

Erik Van Rooyen

Quick Quotes

Q. Incredible day today. Incredible clutch putting coming down the stretch. You've won all over the world, won three times all over the world. What does it mean to win on the PGA TOUR?

ERIK VAN ROOYEN: Everything. I mean, it's everybody's dream to play here. And if you look at my career, like you said, started out in South Africa, won there. Won on Challenge Tour Europe. And now here, I'm over the moon.

Q. Talk about the break you got, not only on 14, but the break you got on 18.

ERIK VAN ROOYEN: Yeah, massive break, especially on 18. But when it's your day it's your day. Probably it was the worst shot I hit all week. I got a really great bounce and sometimes you need a little bit of luck when you (indiscernible) to win the tournament and today was my day.

Q. I know there's someone special watching back home, little Valerie. What do you have to say to her?

ERIK VAN ROOYEN: My wife, we had a baby daughter about a month ago. Only been with her for a week. So it's been -- I was gone right after she was born for the Open and then 3M, was home for a week and now here. This one goes to my awesome wife and little Valerie.

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