Bryson DeChambeau wins US Open: How much cash does he bring home?

Bryson DeChambeau wins US Open: How much cash does he bring home?

His spiky and sometimes quite odd behaviour, as well as his focus on power and length, did perhaps undermine his all round game, which was on full display all week at Winged Foot. "I'm just saying in general that there are different ways to do things".

Matthew Wolff gets a bump from his caddie Nick Heinen after finishing on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club - West. "I'm just excited to learn from this experience, and it's definitely not the last time that I'm going to be in this spot".

McIlroy added that the key to victory will be not so much making a fast start as an error-free one. While Wolff (two fairways) and Bryson DeChambeau (three fairways en route to a 70 that left him two shots behind) both thrived out of the rough, the unpredictable lies wore down Reed.

Of course, DeChambeau became the first player in 65 years to win a major while being the only player to shoot under par in the final round.

Yet the 21-year-old Wolff, who was bidding to become the first player to win the U.S. Open on his tournament debut since Francis Ouimet in 1913, bogeyed the 10th and 14th holes before a double-bogey at 16. On Sunday, it will be chilly in the morning, but there won't be an edge as far as the wind goes.

But for Wolff, there should be no such fear.

"They can easily change this whole situation by scaling the rough on courses and they aren't talking about that. Just a tough day". Only 15 months ago, he won the NCAA individual title for Oklahoma State, and soon after, he turned pro.

"Try to make it tough for Bryson and I'm telling you he will figure out how to beat you", said his coach Mike Schy.

"If he's not hitting fairways, the short game has been very good and this place is not easy around the greens", Johnson said.

In six U.S. Opens at Winged Foot among 894 competitors, DeChambeau is only the third to finish a tournament under par.

Fear is not part of the arsenal of today's young players.

At the top of the leaderboard, Matthew Wolff controlled the lead after the third round and is looking to become the youngest victor at 21 years old since Bobby Jones in 1923.

Rory Sabbatini in action at the US Open. "I mean, it was a tremendous advantage this week".

That there's a distance debate in golf is nothing new, of course.

"I battled hard. Things just didn't go my way", said Wolff. To win a major you have to be a great putter and he is.

With a three-shot lead, DeChambeau kept blasting away as if he were chasing, not leading, just like he said he would. "You have to play the 18 holes".

Noren's Ryder Cup team-mate Paul Casey also broke par with a remarkable comeback from a nightmare start, the Englishman slumping to 11 over par with five bogeys in the first seven holes.

He knocked his first putt from three feet so far past the hole that he faced a longer putt coming back for bogey.

Wolff missed a downhill 10-foot par putt at the fifth while DeChambeau hit a seven-footer for par and took the lead alone for good, even after they both made bogeys at the eighth.

"I think I'm definitely changing the way people think about the game", said DeChambeau, who stands 6 feet 1 and noted that his weight vacillates between 230 and 235 pounds "depending on if I've eaten steak or not". I'm glad I finally got one off of Winged Foot.

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