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SportGary Woodland secured his U.S. Open win with a gutsy shot that left everyone in awe

05:00  17 june  2019
05:00  17 june  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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PEAK PERFORMER OF THE DAY: Unflappable Gary Woodland Maintains Lead at U . S . Open , Justin Rose and All that stands in the way of American Gary Woodland and the biggest win of his life are 18 holes at The poised 35-year-old takes a one- shot lead into Sunday’ s final round after a gutsy

An ice cool Gary Woodland held his nerve under mounting pressure to secure a one- shot lead heading into the final round of the U . S . Open Both Woodland and Rose will be looking over their shoulders for Koepka, who had a tidy bogey-free 68 that left him four off the pace with his hopes of

Gary Woodland secured his U.S. Open win with a gutsy shot that left everyone in awe© Getty Getty Gary Woodland won the 2019 U.S. Open mostly because of his solid play all weekend long but also because the incredibly perfect/gutsy shot that he hit on the 71st hole to help lock up the victory.

And boy did he absolutely pull it off in stunning style.

After hitting his tee shot on the right side of the iconic 17th green, he had to hit a chip shot from the green all the way across the other side to save par.

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With all the pressure in the golfing world on his shoulders, he clipped it perfectly off the tight lie, got a nice hop, and rolled it close to the hole. He sank the par putt and headed to the 72nd hole with a two-stroke lead… where he added to it with a dramatic birdie for a 3-stroke win at Pebble Beach.

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Gary Woodland plays a shot from the 14th tee during the third round of the 2019 U . S He chunked it out of that, hit an approach that left him 42 feet from the hole … and made the putt for par. Now Woodland has a chance for a breakthrough victory. He has won three times on tour and his best

Throughout his career Gary Woodland as been better known for his work with a driver than a putter but that all might change after he rode a red-hot flat stick But it was two clutch putts at the end of the day that secured Woodland a two- shot lead over Rose, the first a heart-stopping 15-footer to save

Everyone was in awe of this shot on 17:

Justin Rose, who was playing alongside Woodland, gave him a fist bump afterward:

Fans couldn't believe it:

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