USA's Dustin Johnson won the first major of his career with the US$ 10 million event's title. Johnson was penalized a stroke at the end of his round but still had enough margin at -4 to stay three shots clear of tied 2nd fellow countrymen Jim Furyk and Scott Piercy and Shane Lowry of Ireland.
The 1935 U.S. Open at Oakmont inspired the invention of the Stimpmeter. The Oakmont Country Club which will play host to this week's US$ 10 million Major event, is arguably America's toughest golf course and the locals are fine with that.
USA's 21-year-old Jordan Spieth shot a -1 to win by one stroke over fellow American Dustin Johnson and South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen in an intense final round at Chambers Bay. Spieth finished the US$ 9 million event at a -5 total to become the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bobby Jones in 1923 and the sixth player to win the Masters and U.S. Open in the same season.
Martin Kaymer of Germany produced a performance of a lifetime as he completed dominating victory at the US$ 9 million Major event. His final total of -9 gave him an 8-shot edge over the rest of the field. India's Shiv Kapur finished tied 23rd with Rory McIlroy at +6.
Justin Rose captured his first major championship on Sunday with remarkable calmness and three pure shots on the punishing closing holes at Merion. A total score of +1 was good enough to become the first Englishman in 43 years to win America's national championship. Phil Mickelson of USA shot a +4 on the final round of the US$ 8 million event to end tied 2nd at +3.
Webb Simpson of USA has won the US$ 8 million event in San Francisco at a +1 tournament total. His score was enough to outlast challenges from former US Open winners Jim Furyk (USA) and Graeme McDowell (NIR). With this win, Simpson has climbed into fifth position of the world ranking.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland defied the odds and became the sixth player to go wire to wire in winning the 111th U.S. Open. He finished the US$ 7.5 million tournament with a score of -16, 8 shots clear of 2nd-placed Jason Day (AUS).