Wednesday, April 17

Sights, sounds and best moments from the final round of the 2022 US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. — The Country Club punished the field on Saturday. The final round of the US Open on Sunday was no different as a packed leaderboard tried to grab the trophy.

We have you covered with what went down:

A tale of two finishes

For Matt Fitzpatrick? Pure elation. For Will Zalatoris? Supreme disappointment. The former secured his first major win from him while becoming the first player not from the United States to win both the US Open and the US Amateur in his career. The latter finished second in a major eleven more. Zalatoris was the 2021 Masters and 2022 PGA Championship runner-up.

Strong finish from Hideki Matsuyama

Matsuyama’s round of 65 is the low round of the week for any player. He finishes the championship with just six bogeys or worse. According to ESPN Stats & Information, that’s the fewest in the field and the fewest by any player at the US Open since Gary Woodland had just four in his 2019 victory.

Zalatoris and Fitzpatrick are dialed in

DeChambeau exits

It wasn’t another great week for 2020 US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau. DeChambeau, who had surgery on his left hand in April, shot a 5-over 75 in the final round. He finished 13 over and was tied for 56th when he walked off 18. It was his seventh consecutive finish outside the top 25 in a major, the longest such drought of his career. The next time we see DeChambeau, he’ll be competing in a LIV Golf Invitational Series event at Pumpkin Ridge in Portland, Oregon. He’ll probably be suspended by PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan shortly after that. — Mark Schlabach

It’s gotta be the shoes

Hometown favorite Keegan Bradley is honoring the Celtics, Bruins and former Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk on his custom Jumpman shoes with green and gold laces during the final round. Bradley’s wife, Jillian, is Fisk’s childhood.

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Bradley carded bogeys on the first three holes, unfortunately. –Mark Schlabach

playing for dad

Justin Thomas gave his late grandpa and dad a Father’s Day tribute by wearing their names on his shoes on Sunday. JT comes from a long line of golf professionals, being mentored by his grandpa, Paul, and coached by his dad, Mike.

Eyes on the prize

Bryson DeChambeau scopes out the US Open Championship trophy, which he won in 2020.

Pros, they’re just like us!

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