Fitzpatrick claims U.S. Open with clutch bunker shots opening

Fitzpatrick claims U.S. Open with clutch bunker shots opening

Fitzpatrick claims U.S. Open with clutch bunker shots opening

Jun 19, 2022; Brookline, Massachusetts, USA; Matthew Fitzpatrick reacts as he wins the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

  • Matthew Fitzpatrick pulls off the greatest shot of all at the U.S. Open.
  • The Englishman had been battling with shots out of fairway dugouts in prior rounds.

Fitzpatrick moved forward to the last opening at The Country Club outside Boston with a single shot lead, with the title in his grip.


Under vocation characterizing pressure, Fitzpatrick created a methodology shot from 161 yards out that was out and out wonderful, the ball settling 18 feet from the cup to everything except wrap up the triumph.

“It’s quite possibly of the absolute best I at any point hit, there’s not even a shadow of a doubt,” Fitzpatrick told journalists.

Fitzpatrick two-putted for standard and afterward looked as playing accomplice Will Zalatoris, who required a birdie to drive a season finisher, moved his 14-footer just left of the opening.

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At the point when Fitzpatrick’s ball arrived in the eighteenth opening shelter, the pressure of what had previously been a firmly challenged back-nine fight tightened up a few scores.

An intruder would have squashed his fantasies, given Zalatoris had bombarded his drive securely up the fairway.


Fitzpatrick, who said the lie in the fortification constrained him not to point straightforwardly at the pin, had proactively delivered a ball-striking masterclass down the stretch.

In any case, the shot to the green at 18 will surely track down a spot in the records of golf history.

“At the point when I think back, it simply totally happened so quick,” said Fitzpatrick. “It resembled only sort of inherent capacity dominated and just played the shot that was within reach, as though I was a lesser attempting to hit it close.

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“Furthermore, I didn’t intend to do that, yet I just dedicated to the shot we sort of arranged … Definitely, it was astounding.”

Zalatoris, detecting his chance to at long last secure a significant title after two past next in line gets done, really wanted to take a look at Fitzpatrick’s ball in the shelter as he strolled up the fairway and after could offer his appreciation at the shot.


“Matt’s shot on 18 will be shown presumably until the end of U.S. Open history since that – I strolled by it, and I felt that making it work would have been daring, yet the way that he pulled it off and even had a birdie look was simply mind boggling,” said Zalatoris.

“So cap’s set for him. He played extraordinary all week clearly and gave a strong round today.”

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