On Sunday, with a 6-under par, Bryson DeChambeau ended up winning the US Open 2020. The American pro golfer won the 120th edition of the US Open, his first major title in his golf career. He was delighted with his game, and in an interview, he stated that he is finally happy that he did it and how beautifully he had done it.
Matthew Wolff was only one shot behind Bryson and finished second. After the game, he said that he is proud of achieving the second place, but he had played hard, giving his best this tournament. Wolff is only 21 years old, and this is his second major tournament, and he has a long way to go. After winning NCAA individual last year, Wolff had decided to go professional, and this was his first US Open. In 1913, Francis Ouimet was the last player who won the US Open in his first attempt. He said that he would be participating in the upcoming tournaments with confidence and is ready to win them.
Everything you need to know about the US Open 2020:
Bryson showed a fearless game going for two birdies, a bogey, and an eagle. He played on the attack throughout and won the game. He tried everything he could, saying that he wanted to show everyone many ways to play. This year, the US Open began on 17th September and went on till 28th September. The 3-day tour was conducted at Winged Foot Golf Club in New York. The winner took home prize money of $12,500,000. Bryson was under quarantine, which led him to bulk up, which brought more power to his game. During the lockdown, he trained hard on his physique and was determined to win the US Open. The event was initially scheduled in June but was delayed due to the pandemic. There were no spectators to cheer the players following the pandemic guidelines.
Who is Bryson DeChambeau?
Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau was born on 16th September 1993 in California. The 27-year old had started playing golf since his early childhood. In 2016, he turned professional after signing with Cobra Puma. Earlier this year, he won around six times during the PGA tour winning $18,000,000. He currently ranks fifth in the world ranking and is the only player to win this year’s US Open finishing under par. He has been nicknamed as ‘The Scientist’ for doing a lot of research and understanding the ground and the players before the tournament. In 2020, he became the longest driver on the PGA tour as he gained around 40 pounds to increase his swing power and speed. In July, during the Rocket Mortgage Classic, he won the tournament, with Matthew Wolff being the runner-up. It seems like a competitive rivalry has begun.