DeChambeau Humbles Winged Foot For First Major Victory
Golf Asia|October 2020
DeChambeau Humbles Winged Foot For First Major Victory
DeChambeau Humbles Winged Foot For First Major Victory

Bryson DeChambeau captured his first major golf title, firing a three-under-par 67 to win the 120th US Open and humble a relentless Winged Foot layout.

The 27-year-old American, who bulked up during the coronavirus lockdown in a bid to add power to his game, eagled the par-5 ninth from just inside 40 feet and rolled to a six-stroke victory over 21-year-old countryman Matthew Wolff.

Oh my gosh. I can't believe it, said DeChambeau, renowned for his scientific approach to golf. It has been a lot of hard work.

DeChambeau hit only 23 fairways for the week but finished 72 holes on six-under par 274, becoming the first player since 1955 to win with the only sub-par score in the final round, and just the fourth ever to do it, completing a dominating performance.

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