He topped a tie for sixth by St. George native Jay Don Blake in the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach in California. Just how significant is that? "I don't think I could have dreamed of this, going back to back". Especially as it came on two completely different styles of course.
Twelve months ago he marked Koepka's winning card while finishing fourth at Erin Hills and his talents did not go unnoticed. Shinnecock Hills had tighter landing areas and tougher greens.
Sean Martin, Events Editor: It's historic. Sunday, he hit 93% of fairways-the field as a whole averaged 73%-and he led all players over the tournament's four rounds with 86% of fairways hit. I loved his swagger, and he totally backed it up.
The final day of the U.S. Open grabs the headlines because a champion is crowned at the conclusion the four-day tournament, but it also happens to fall on Father's Day.
After the third-round conditions prompted complaints from some of the world's best players, Open officials promised to make things easier at Shinnecock Hills for the final round. His game clearly travels. A par would have bought him more than $120,000. He's only 28 and an absolute specimen of an athlete. "If you leave a putt that's downhill, downwind that's impossible - well, in the U.S. Open you must know where to leave the ball".
"I don't want to say I didn't think I could do it, but I knew that it was going to be that much more hard", Koepka said after closing with a 2-under 68 and a 1-over 281 total.
"I felt like I made those clutch eight- to 10-footers that you need to keep the momentum going", Koepka said. Where do his efforts rank in your mind? Even this past week's controversies about the USGA butchering the setup of the course Saturday - the USGA apologized, then put water on the greens at night so Sunday wouldn't be a joke, too - seemed to roll off Koepka with a natural gift for telling the truth but not hurting feelings. Fleetwood is the real deal. He might be kicking himself for not doing just a little better.
But there is a steadiness which helped him win last year's Race to Dubai, the French Open and a successful title defence in Abu Dhabi. I feel for the spectators because they are seeing pure carnage-unless that's what they want. But he made birdie on the 72nd hole. Two holes later, after another drive into grass so thick he wasn't sure he could get it out, Koepka rolled in an 8-foot for another par save.
Morfit: It could've been a 61 even, given his chances on the last three holes.
And while the burly American became a figure to be genuinely feared, Tommy Fleetwood emphasised that he is the Briton knocking most loudly for admittance to the major winners' club.
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On Sunday, they were playing side-by-side without exchanging words, each trying to play a course that was much softer than Saturday. It's a minor footnote that likely won't be mentioned when people remember Fleetwood's impressive round. Will he break through at some point?
"The golf course transformed today from hole 1 to hole 18", said Jim Furyk, another former Open victor.
"Be careful what you wish for", he said.
Russell Colin of Montclair, New Jersey, ventured to the East End to capture the U.S. Open with his sons Garth, 9, and Gavin, 5.
"I think I can compete in any company".
Martin: Majors are tough to win. I'm a part of a group. A back-nine 37 meant a 68, with a very respectable fourth-place finish.
Morfit: Absolutely he will.
Fleetwood finished at 2 over and Koepka never lost the lead.
Everill: The numbers don't read well. Only four wins in his last 10 attempts on TOUR with 54 hole leads ... Just hit a poor shot, just pulled it, and you can't do that there.
Johnson, in the final pairing, shot what he said was the best 77 of his career. We're extremely close. I love the guy to death. He just ran into a USGA buzzsaw that torpedoed his chances. And there's always a next one.
The bout serves as the main event from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Dallas and is presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Spence better get used to the growing attention nearly everywhere he goes, even in delicately lit upscale eateries.
Meghan cried, I'm sure, she did cry, and they both said, "Take care of yourself, we are really anxious about you", he said. Wrote one on Twitter , "She's so attractive but good God, she needs a seamstress to fit her clothing to her tiny frame".
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