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2022 Matt Fitzpatrick wins U.S. Open At Brookline


Highlights from the thrilling closing stretch of the 2022 U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline,

Matt Fitzpatrick Triumphs at the 2022 U.S. Open

The 2022 United States Open Championship marked the 122nd edition of this prestigious golf tournament, an event that holds a special place in the hearts of golf enthusiasts around the world.

Held at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, a charming suburb just west of Boston, the tournament unfolded from June 16th to 19th.

This was the fourth time The Country Club had the honor of hosting the U.S. Open, with previous events taking place in 1913, 1963, and 1988.

In a dramatic turn of events that left fans on the edge of their seats, Matt Fitzpatrick emerged as the victor, claiming his first-ever major championship title.

Fitzpatrick showcased his exceptional skills throughout the tournament, finishing with a remarkable score of 274, six strokes under par.

This impressive performance put him just one shot ahead of his fellow competitors, Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris.

Notably, this triumph also marked Fitzpatrick’s inaugural win on the PGA Tour, a momentous achievement in his professional career.

The significance of Fitzpatrick’s victory extends beyond his individual success.

In 2013, he had triumphed at The Country Club as the winner of the U.S. Amateur, a feat that earned him a place in the record books alongside golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

Fitzpatrick and Nicklaus are the only players to have conquered both the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open on the same course, adding an extra layer of historical significance to Fitzpatrick’s win.

Will Zalatoris, who had experienced the heartbreak of a playoff loss just a month prior at the PGA Championship, came tantalizingly close to redemption at The Country Club.

With a 14-foot birdie putt on the 18th green, Zalatoris had the chance to force a playoff with Fitzpatrick but narrowly missed his opportunity.

Despite this setback, his second consecutive runner-up finish in a major championship showcased his remarkable skill and resilience in the face of adversity.

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