"I enjoyed playing late on Saturday and Sunday and then next time, whenever that comes, I know that inside myself I feel fine and I can contend for the victory".
"It is Father's Day, so hopefully - like I said, I didn't get him a card, so I really hope this works", Koepka said.
World number 22 Koepka then uncorked a brilliant trio of birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to surge into a four-shot lead and virtually assure himself of the title. "It was something I thought was important, just to stay focussed and keep the pedal down".
"I learned a lot this week. But he's played so well in the majors, and played great in the Ryder Cup (at Hazeltine)". China's Li Haotong dropped four shots in his opening four holes, with a double-bogey and two bogeys. He held it together, tied with Koepka early in the back nine, before bogeying the 12th and 13th holes.
Harman made par on every hole on the front nine except three where he birdied.
"Yeah, I like it", he said about Erin Hills.
"And to be honest with you, this week I don't think I ever got nervous, not at one point". "It made me feel a lot better seeing Brooks shoot 5 under".
And yet, the runner-up finish was his fourth top-five finish in his past five starts, including a victory at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Thomas, 24 and already a three-time tour victor this season, could not avoid a similar letdown. He won the next day to graduate to the European Tour. That earned him his PGA Tour card for the 2014-2015 season.
Fred Couples was 32 years old when he won the Masters for his first, and only, major.
It was a champion's posture just three years into the heavy mix for a player who came to it on an unconventional path. That was a big bonus for me as I am a big ball striker. "Golf is kind of boring, not much action".
The previous lowest score in relation to par was the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller in the final round of the 1973 Open.
No, nobody lost the 117th U.S. Open yesterday. Canada's Adam Hadwin was out in the worst of it and shot an eight-over 80 to finish nine-over for the week.
The wind settled down shortly after the leaders teed off and, although still more hard than previous days, conditions were once again scoreable. Hot enough to burn back Matsuyama's charge and Harman's relentlessness.
But he had to settle for a tie for second with Harman, four strokes back of the champion.
On the eve of Sunday's final round, Johnson called Koepka, who began Sunday a stroke off the lead, to offer some advice.
Torrential rain that doused the 7,818-yard layout at Erin Hills overnight presented the field with a feast of birdie chances, transforming the leaderboard into a sea of red as dusk fell.
"I felt like this was the lowest I could have shot", he said of his disappointing score. I've done it before, but he did it today. His only bogey on the back nine for the entire tournament was on 10. The 27-year-old Koepka is just climbing that ladder to stardom.
4 Koepka's great-uncle Dick Groat played shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates, won two World Series and was the 1960 National League MVP.
What he did looked awfully familiar Sunday at Erin Hills, minus any mess involving the rules.
But Mr Comey also testified that to his knowledge the president had not tried to stop the Russian Federation investigation. On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Senate Judiciary Committee will look into Trump's firing of Comey.
Even as the prime minister's star fell, Conservative HQ insisted that individual candidates ignore local issues, a sign that Ms. Labour did well amongst the young and the middle classes but has a way to go to win more traditional, working-class voters.
While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment. Trump wrote on Twitter , in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again".
With the bat in hand, India found themselves under early pressure after losing both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma for just 6 runs. Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said after the match, "We played like we had nothing to lose, now we are champions".
Duplantis, who comes from a family of track and field stars, never slowed down and raced all the way around the bases to score. We have a lot of respect for (OSU) Coach (Pat) Casey and his staff, and I expect that this game will be a complete blast.
Hammond and Carney had been due to address an annual dinner for financiers in the City of London later on Thursday. The fall in the pound after last week's election could push prices yet higher, the central bank said.
There is also an element of social standing involved with several of the old-money clubs up East trading the U.S. Thomas opened with two straight birdies before one of the great putts of his life at the par-4 5th hole.
The protests are a reflection of the anger in the community following the devastating fire that killed 30 people. Queen Elizabeth, 91, and her grandson Prince William also visited residents and emergency workers yesterday.
McIlroy's playing partner and former world No 1 Jason Day finished nine over following a 75. "The course was just drier", he said. It doesn't need to be too much of a change for this golf course to play pretty hard . "So to be right behind him, I'm ecstatic".
And in order to keep that team together, you're going to need players to be flexible with their own financial situations. I thought we gave the right amount of fight, the right amount of physicality, and they beat us tonight.
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Given his good form and impressive major track record, expect to see Casey back near (or at) the top of the Sunday leaderboard. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue.
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Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history
Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., stuggled to an 8-over 80 to finish the tournament 9-over 297. "I just didn't play well". Open through a qualifier in England, and his tie for fourth at Pinehurst No. 2 helped him earn a card on the PGA Tour .
Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing
Ryder Cuppers like Patrick Reed , Brooks Koepka and Paul Casey , along with other big names like Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas . Fowler, meanwhile, entered the round with a one-shot lead over Casey and Xander Schauffele, who is now in the group at 5 under.
Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations
Jurors have already discussed the case for more than 50 hours since Monday, leading to Cosby's lawyer to push for a mistrial. At a hearing, the jury said it could not reach a unanimous verdict on any of the counts being faced by the TV entertainer.
Koepka, Fowler tied for lead at 9 under
Unless you hit the ball really close , or drop a long putt, you're not making birdie. "I just played bad golf , man", Day said. Open record by firing six consecutive birdies on Thursday to roar up the leaderboard and into contention for a first major.
'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough
According to numbers compiled by CBSSports.com, Day is one of only 4 players who made the cut in the tournament from 2012 to 2016. He punched the third back into the fairway but needed two more to get on the green and two to get down for his second seven.
Fowler leads US Open after one round
McIlroy is back to even-par for the round after bogeying the first three holes on the front nine. "I just did a good job ". Rickie Fowler had a 7-under 65, and was one of 44 players to break par - a record for the first round of a U.S.
Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee
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