Hatton became the first man to retain the Dunhill title - and only the second to win it twice - as he coasted to a final round 66 for a three shot margin of victory on 24-under aggregate of 264 - beating his own record from his victory a year ago by a shot.
Starting the day eight strokes back of eventual victor Tyrell Hatton, Fisher opened with seven birdies on the front nine to turn in 29, then made four straight birdies on Nos. He had made 11 birdies through 15 holes.
"I'm definitely a better player I feel than the player that won some of those tournaments and some of those majors", McIlroy said.
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The South African, 81, took to Twitter after Ross Fisher set a course record 61, 11 under, on Sunday, with numerous other players in the low 60s.
He also becomes just the second player to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship twice after Padraig Harrington and has completed a remarkable return to form after making just two of nine cuts between The Masters and US PGA Championship. His aggregate score of 24-under 264 was a tournament record, after rounds of 68-65-65-66.
First, Tommy Fleetwood took down the Carnoustie course record with a 63 on Friday in Round 2.
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The 36-year-old Englishman was closing in on a remarkable round of 59 at the Old Course when he drove to the edge of the green at the 18th, only to require three putts from the hollow known as the Valley of Sin.
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"I didn't see a leaderboard until the 16th green and I saw he was on 21 and that certainly made the 17th tee-shot seem a bit harder". Courses have had to change along with it. We've just had good fun, I think that is what this tournament is about.
It's often said that the golf ball needs taming, but the consensus within the golfing world is that will never happen.
"To win at the home of golf once is incredible, but to do it again and defend would be a dream come true", he said.
The fact is that with ball and club tracking technologies combined with the equipment we now have and the levels of fitness in the game, professional golfers can find a setup for them that yields the best spin and ball flight numbers that previous generations have not had access to.
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