The US Open holds as much importance as any major tournament on the tennis calendar. Everyone loves the US Open because it provides us with a lot of entertaining moments that go down in history.
The tennis hall of fame and the list of US Open title holders are almost identical with only the best of the best being able to clinch the main prize and the tournament with the biggest purse up for grabs.
Gary Woodland wins the US Open in an extremely surprising performance at Pebble Beach. This was his first major title and what a first major to win. The American held off a tough chasing pack especially that of Brooks Koepka.
With the US Open in the periphery of every professional golfer and fan’s vision, the Canadian Open was somewhat of the support act to the main event. However, the Canadian Open was still a tournament that every golfer wanted to win.
Bethpage was the setting for Koepka who retained his PGA Championship title – fending off the current world’s best by ranking, Dustin Johnson. The ending of his tournament may have been a little jittery, to say the least, as he recorded a string of bogeys on the back nine of his final round.
So, the Australian Open has drawn to a close and what a first Grand Slam of the season it proved to be.
The US Open finished this weekend and what a tournament it’s been once again.
Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer succumbed to Alexander Zverev, a man 16 years his junior, at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The Swiss headed into the Montreal final looking to add to his five title haul in 2017 but the 20 year old German had other ideas. Read more