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Gary Woodland overcame Koepka to triumph 119th US Open, his first ever major title

Gary Woodland overcame Koepka to triumph 119th US Open, his first ever major title

American golfer Gary Woodland have won the 2019 United States Open Championship after surpassing world No. 1 Brooks Koepka.

This victory acquires the first major title of Gary Woodland in his own career. The 35-year-old's ended up with 13-under par for the championship, and held off world Brooks Koepka – the world’s no. 1 in the last round.

Koepka cannot defend his champion after coming second with just 10-under par score. A lot of familiar spectators feel pity for the former champion of US Open.

Gary Woodland performs well as he played a shot from the 16th tee throughout the last round of the 2019 US Open on June 16th, 2019.

Woodland is a native of Topeka, Kansas city. In his golf career, Woodland became pro since the year of 2007. Before that, the 35-year-old played basketball at Washburn University, afterwards he transferred to the University of Kansas following a golf scholarship, according to his 2005-06 player profile at KU.

"Gary played fantastically today," Koepka said. "Props to him to hang in here. To go out in style like that is extremely nice".

Of the 4 other golfers who had a shot at 3 straight US Open, nobody came nearer than Brooks Koepka. At present he has a victory in the PGA Championship, as well as runner-up position in the US. Open and Masters series.