Matt Fitzpatrick from England celebrates his victory at the US Open Championship after winning the finals at the country club in Brooklyn, Massachusetts. He shot consistently on Sunday, finding the green path from a fairway bunker on the last hole to win the US Open tournament and capturing his first major title of his career.
Matt’s incredible shot from the sand 161 yards away landed 18 feet from the Cup in a heartbreaking battle with world number one Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris at The Country Club. He was soon embraced by Rory Mcllroy on the 18th green as he became the 3rd Englishman in 52 years to win the sport’s second-oldest major.
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Matt Fitzpatrick wins his first major title of his career
Matt Fitzpatrick fired a two-under 68 for a six-under to beat world-class players Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris in a thrilling battle for the Cup. matt commented, “It’s what you dream of as an adult.” “I’ve worked so hard for this for so long. I have to admit that I was right: I had so much patience.”
Matt Fitzpatrick now joins Jack Nicklaus as the only two men to have won both the US amateur title at Brookline and the US Open at the same venue. Matt is also the first non-American to win both titles bbc.com. He noticed, “If there’s one shot I just didn’t want this year, it’s a fairway bunker shot.” “When I saw it leave the sand, I couldn’t be happier.”
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Matt continued, “It means the world”. “Of course I’ve won here twice. I try to bring every tour event here. Staying with them this week made it so much more relaxing. There is no pressure and I loved every minute of it.” Among everyone celebrating Matt’s victory, one person was definitely the happiest of all on the field.
Matt Fitzpatrick’s veteran caddy Foster was arguably more emotional than his boss as he finally got to enjoy victory after 40 years of carrying the bags of some of the sport’s biggest stars. He told Sky Sports “It’s incredibly emotional.” “I’m glad someone got that giant monkey off my back.” “I knew he was good enough to win a Major and this week he played incredible and didn’t do his best, which is really incredible .” “He turned my head by missing a couple of short putts.” he laughed. “He didn’t need to win by four. One was enough.”
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