Bryson DeChambeau wins thrilling US Open to leave Rory McIlroy in agony

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  • DeChambeau wins second US Open title by single stroke
  • McIlroy misses short putts on 16 and 18 to extend drought

Bryson DeChambeau is a US Open champion for a second time after beating Rory McIlroy by one shot, prolonging the Northern Irishman’s decade-long wait for a fifth major title by at least another month in the most agonising fashion at Pinehurst No 2.

The 30-year-old American, one of only a dozen players from the rebel LIV Golf series in the 156-player field, frittered away a three-shot overnight lead before rallying from two strokes down on a dramatic back nine, holding his nerve in a contest of extreme psychological intensity that will leave McIlroy ruing a series of unforced errors in the final reel.

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Written by Bryan Armen Graham at Pinehurst
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