D’Chambeau won his second major when McIlroy made unthinkable mistakes in the deciding moments of the US Open.

This year’s US Open Bryson deCambeau (-6) and The battle between Rory McIlroy (-5) saw the former win by a stroke after dramatic stages.

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Margins were slim on Sunday, with the two taking turns taking the lead as the game trailed. There were elements of poise and winning in McIlroy’s grip as he made birdies with great confidence midway through the round.

There was a turning point in Northern Ireland’s game on the 15th hole: a wrong club choice resulted in the tee shot going long into the wasteland, leading to a bog. On the next hole, it began to show in stark fashion what kind of pressure a long streak without a major tournament had created for McIlroy. The second consecutive bogey came after he missed an easy par putt from close range.

The situation was even on the last hole, and the possibility of a replay hung in the air. McIlroy opened slightly left but saved par without much difficulty. However, the nervous star player missed another short par putt and it went in favor of the opponent who came in the last group.

The 124th US Open will be long remembered About Rory McIlroy’s heartbreaking defeats.

DeChambeau didn’t make scoring easy for himself. Travi ended up in a tough spot in the wasteland, from where he hit his second shot into the bunker. DeChambeau curled the ball elegantly about a meter off the sand, and the par putt, which was good enough for the championship, caused him no trouble.

Rory McIlroy agonizingly let the win slip away. Photo: Getty Images

The win was the second major for DeChambeau, who continues to play on the LIV Tour. The previous one came four years ago, that too at the US Open. He now has a total of ten first-place finishes on major tours.

While DeChambeau, 30, was the weekend’s biggest hero, the 124th US Open will long be remembered for Rory McIlroy’s heartbreaking defeats. Although the 35-year-old McIlroy, who has 36 major tour wins, has seen and experienced it all, the Pinehurst tournament put pressure on his neck as he tries to snap a nearly ten-year majors winless streak.

McIlroy will overcome this setback, but it will take time to recover.

DeChambeau shot a 71 on Sunday at Pinehurst Resort, course no. 1 was his lowest score. 2 with. A three-shot lead on the final day proved valuable. McIlroy shot 69 over both rounds over the weekend.

Bao’s biggest surprise

Patrick Cantlay (-4), who also shared third place with Tony Fina, was out of contention for the win with only a bogey on the 16th hole and was in the top two for a long time. Cantlay doesn’t make much of himself on the field, and his game is characterized by a lack of gestures. The difference between the winner was only two strokes.

The Europeans were in the top 10 for a long time, but only McIlroy and the big surprise Mathieu Pavon (-3), who played a great tournament, reached the top ten in North Carolina. The Frenchman’s career-best major performance came in fifth place.

Pinehurst Resort’s Course No. 2 turned into the field you’d expect. Results were not celebrated in the tournament arena, and only eight players finished on par. Finishing in the top 10 were Finau and Russell Henley (-1) and Sam Burns (bar) were responsible for the tough results on Sunday. They used 67 strokes in the fourth round.

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Neil Shipley was the best amateur (+6), sharing 26th place. The American also topped the amateurs in the first major Masters tournament of the season.

The tournament had the largest prize pool of all time at a major tournament, at $21.5 million. Of this, DeChambeau received 4.3 million rupees and McIlroy, who was left with the “silver” 2.3 million rupees.

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