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Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

They spend time a lot of time together on the course, in the gym and at home, so Koepka has seen that U.S. Open trophy plenty at Johnson's house in south Florida.

Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the first singles contest at Hazeltine previous year and was wearing the pants from his Ryder Cup uniform, said: "You always can take that fire from Ryder Cup and use it in other events".

None of the leading pack have won a major before, making it likely that a run of six consecutive victories by first-timers could extend to seven this weekend. Harman was at 12-under 204 and still only had a one-shot lead, with Rickie Fowler two shots behind.

South Korea's Kim will lead the Asian quest for a major on Sunday after Hideki Matsuyama was unable to build on his second round 65.

No. 5, 504 yards, par 4: Driver 340 yards. Johnson is said to have texted a message of congratulations to Harman, who in turn thanked Johnson and wrote back, "I wanted no part of you in a playoff". It was never that way in the U.S. Open. Woods made four birdies against no bogeys in the final round for a 67 and a 15-shot victory.

This week alone, nine players reached at least 10 under and seven finished there.

"For one, the greatness of my round is the 63 in the last round of the U.S. Open to win by one", he said.

It took until this, the 117th staging of the US Open, for a player to post a round of nine under par in this championship.

Scheffler birdied No. 18 for a 1-over 73 in the final round.

CINKING IN: Stewart Cink had a bad start to the third round of his 20th U.S. Open.

One stroke back are a trio of Americans in J.B. Holmes, Jamie Lovemark and first-round leader Fowler.

Fleetwood began the day in a tie for second and made an encouraging start with a birdie from eight feet on the second.

Justin Thomas, all 5-foot-10 and 160 pounds of him, didn't even need the longest club in his bag to bludgeon the closing holes of this 7,818-yard course.

The race for low amateur at the U.S. Open is down to Cameron Champ's last two holes. With that Putt he became the only Golfer to ever score -9 for a single Round of the US Open. Every one of the top 13 players on the leader board shot 68 or better yesterday.

Fleetwood and Harman still had most of their back nines to play as Thomas relaxed in the clubhouse and reflected on his record round.

Brooks Koepka reacts after his birdie on the first hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Koepka finally took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on No. 8. Then there was Tommy Fleetwood who was all over the Green. His ability to generate so much distance from his small frame has been the topic of several magazine instructional articles, as if an average player could hope to make solid contact by replicating an impact position that sends Thomas onto his tippy-toes. However, the 26-year-old then bogeyed the sixth after hitting a poor chip across the green and dropped another shot on the eighth after firing his approach over the green. I'd love to have another one of those.

Rolling hills, gorgeous views - those are among the things you notice at Wisconsin's Erin Hills Golf Course.



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