Jon Rahm has earned the sweetest form of redemption at the US Open, claiming his maiden major just weeks after being forced to pull out of the Memorial Tournament with a six-hole lead going into the final round due to a positive COVID test.
The Spaniard surged into contention during the final session with a stunning -4 round as all those around him imploded in train wreck scenes at Torrey Pines.
Bryson DeChambeau held the lead after the front nine before going into complete meltdown and hitting nine over par on the back nine to see his hopes of successfully defending his US Open crwn crumbled before his eyes.
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Rory McIlroy and Collin Morikawa, who were also in contention at that point, suffered tough back nines as well while overnight leaders…