Bryson DeChambeau won his first US Open on Sunday, beating Matthew Wolff, who entered the final round as the leader.
With this victory, DeChambeau took home over $ 2.2 million in prizes. He finished 6 under par for the tournament. It was the lowest score ever at Winged Foot. His previous best tournament result was in 2016 when he tied for 15th place.
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Wolff also won a substantial amount of change. He won over $ 1.3 million. Louis Oosthuizen, who finished the par 2 over, received $ 861,000 and Harris English, who finished 3 over par, took home $ 603,000.
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DeChambeau, 27, kept pace with the leaders throughout the weekend. He shot a 69 in the first round, a 68 in the second round and a 70 in the third round to be within earshot of the lead before the final round. He put on a brilliant performance and was able to overtake Wolff to claim the victory.
He finished the fourth round with a 67.
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The tournament was played on one of the toughest courses in the PGA – Winged Foot located in Mamaroneck, New York, and was the first time the US Open had been played there since 2006 when Phil Mickelson let his ahead of Geoff Ogilvy in the closing stages of the fourth round.