"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.
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.
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.
Her coach, Darren Cahill, said it would have been a "nice bonus" but that this possibility did not add stress to her preparations. Through the seven rounds of the tournament, she hit an incredible 299 winners with youthful abandon. "That's unbelievable.
Ryan then moved on to talk about the company's other great rival, Mircosoft, who finally unveiled Xbox One X to the world at E3. For one, it boasts of powering 4K games, which means it uses high-end technology.
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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.
President Donald Trump raised the stakes on those changes when he told senators this week that the House version was " mean ". Their plan is to hold no hearings before the vote and take no input on the bill from experts, advocates or the public.
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".
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.
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.
Other lawmakers were stunned in the aftermath of the event, which raised questions about the security of members of Congress. For one minute, Congress stopped being Congress and was just a group of people sharing emotions after a very tough week.
Trump to Announce Tougher Rules for Cuba
The Cuban government has made clear it will not be pressured into reforms in exchange for further engagement with Washington . Trump believes many of Obama's efforts undermine US and Cuban economic interests, as well as national security.
Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy
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".
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.
'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.
Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee
The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. Sessions said during his hearing he is not sure if he would be able to answer the questions in a closed session.
Josh Jackson cancels workout with Celtics
Additionally, if the Lakers were set on drafting Josh Jackson already, they would not schedule a second workout with Ball. That number seems a bit jarring, but if you're aware of DSJ's handiwork, then I suppose it's not too surprising.
Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting
Hodgkinson has been in the area since March, living out of his van, said Washington FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater. The security details have since greatly expanded much farther than that after the fatal shooting of two Capitol officers.