After 227 career events, Oliver Wilson broke through for his first title Sunday at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. To show how respected Wilson is among his peers, several big-name players tweeted their congrats after Wilson's win, starting with one of the guys who finished tied for second, world No. 1 Rory McIlroy.
Don't think I could've chosen a better person to finish 2nd to this week! Congrats @Oliver_Wilson so well deserved!— Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) October 5, 2014
I can't tell you how happy every player on Tour will be for Oliver Wilson winning the Dunhill Links. It's been a long road back. Congrats— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) October 5, 2014
The biggest win of 2014 just happened @Oliver_Wilson wins the Dunhill Links. Congrats mate, keeping the faith & never giving in.— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) October 5, 2014
@Oliver_Wilson well done lad! Great win!— Lee Westwood (@WestwoodLee) October 5, 2014
Well done to @Oliver_wilson for an awesome return to where he belongs, after a great win in Scotland!!— Jamie Donaldson (@DonaldsonJamie) October 5, 2014
congrats to @Oliver_Wilson hard work pays off!!! so happy for you man— Byeong Hun An (@ByeongHunAn) October 5, 2014
Just saw that @Oliver_Wilson won the Dunhill. Keep believing, keep working and good things will happen. Congrats Oli, really happy for you.— Luke Donald (@LukeDonald) October 5, 2014