Gary Woodland Wins First Major Title
Gary Woodland wins his first major title finishing 13 under par with a 2-under 69 in the final round holding off a Sunday charge from two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka.
Koepka continued his extraordinary play in majors finishing now either first or second in the last four majors dating back to last year’s PGA Championship. Koepka was attempting to become the first player to win three consecutive U.S. Opens since Willie Anderson in 1905.
Gary Woodland came into the tournament at 70/1 odds. Xander Schauffele, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose, and Chez Reavie finished in a tie for third at 7-under.
Tiger Woods finished 21st at 2-under for the tournament after shooting 6-under on his last 12 holes. Victor Hovland ended as the low amateur finishing in a tie for 12th with a final score of 4-under for the tournament.
The final major of the year the Open Championship at Royal Portrush will take place next month in Northern Ireland.
United States Open Odds and Predictions
The U.S. Open tees off on Thursday at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. The course is built more for patience and link play.
Woodland Leads U.S Open Going Into Weekend
Gary Woodland (-9) is attempting to win his first major and leads the U.S. Open going into the weekend by two shots over Justin Rose (-7).
Serena & Tiger
A reflection on the impact the two icons Serena Williams and Tiger Woods have had on their respective sports and whether this is the end.