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Jordan Spieth Wins 115th U.S. Open At Chambers Bay

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Jordan Spieth pulled it all together to win the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. (Photo: NBCSN/Twitter) Jordan Spieth pulled it all together to win the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. (Photo: NBCSN/Twitter)
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- 21-year-old Jordan Spieth finished with a birdie on hole 18 to put himself at 5-under-par in the final round at Chambers Bay Golf Course to win the 115th U.S. Open. 

Spieth double-bogeyed the par 17th hole to slip to 4-under after taking a three stroke lead on the current and finished field. His recovery to birdie on the 18th ended up lining him up to win his second major championship of 2015, becoming the first two win the first two majors in a single year since Tiger Woods did in 2002, and only the sixth player to ever do so joining Woods Jack Nicklaus, Arnorld Palmer, Ben Hogan and Bobby Wood. 

Spieth became the youngest player since 1922 to win two career majors and the youngest since 1923 to win the U.S. Open. The Texas native joined 

Dustin Johnson went into the par-5 18th needing to gain two strokes on Spieth to win, and he set himself up for a 12-foot eagle put after reaching the green in two. Johnson's eagle attempt went just wide of the hole to set up a 4-foot birdie shot to force a tie and Monday 18-hole playoff.  He missed that shot to par the hole and finish tied for second at 4-under with Louis Oosthuizen, who shot a 67 in the fourth and final day of the U.S. Open. 

"I really struggled getting it in the hole today," Johnson said after he finished on Sunday. "I didn't think I was hitting bad putts, I thought I was hitting pretty good, they just weren't going in."

Spieth's playing partner Branden Grace double-bogeyed the 16th hole and finished out with consecutive par finishes on 17 and 18 to shot a 1-over 71 and finish the tournament 3-under and tied for fourth with Australians Adam Scott and Cameron Smith. Scott shot a 6-under-par 64 to climb the leader board on the final day. 

Rory McIlroy shot a 4-under 66 to finish even at the U.S. Open and tied for ninth place with Shane Lowry and Jason Day.

Circling Raven Golf Course sponsored Jimmy Gunn finished with back-to-back rounds of even golf to finish 5-over at the U.S. Open with the likes of top amateur Brian Campbell, Keegan Bradley, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose.

Charl Schwartzel and Brandt Snedeker were the only other players to finish the U.S. Open in the red, shooting 2-under and 1-under-par , respectively.

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