May 21, 2024


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England’s Matt Fitzpatrick wins US Open golf title

England’s Matt Fitzpatrick wins US Open golf title

At 27, he is the seventh player in history to achieve this feat in history, after Orville Moody (US Open 1969), Paul Larry (British Open 1999), Shawn Michael (PGA Championship 2003) and Michael Campbell (USA). Open 2005), Louis Ostuysen (British Open 2010) and Danny Willett (Masters 2016).

Fitzpatrick had already won an amateur tournament in 2013 at the same country club. Eleven big names in golf have achieved such a double record, but only Jack Nicholas has done the same course at People Beach in California as he did.

Fitzpatrick, the author of several spectacular boots, lost in a thrilling final to the Americans’ Scotty Scheffler, the World No. 1 winner of the Masters title in April, and Will Saladoris (14th), who finished second a month later. PGA Championship.

The winner from Sheffield, who finished 5th in the same Grand Slam round, had the best result so far in this type of competition, finishing first at the start of this final round.

He was as solid as he could be patiently, making an impressive putt about fifteen meters away, which turned into Jalatoris at N.13.

Then at N.15, he came out brilliantly from the rough, high meadow. Meanwhile Jaladoris made a bogey and broke it.

Two shots ahead, three holes from the end, Fitzpatrick did not panic when his rival.

After only four rounds he was convinced that this claim was not allowed to be suppressed by the plateau as only eleven rivals ended in a draw-6.