Strong winds blow the field at the US Open, with Fitzpatrick and Zalatoris leading together

As strong winds in Brooklyn wreaked havoc on the field, the picture at the top of the rankings was widely revealed, with Will Zalatoris and Matt Fitzpatrick sharing a lead of four less than face value in the deciding round on Sunday.

Noisy conditions – a topic in every press conference after the round – contributed to a number of unexpected results, with only 10 of the 64-player field scoring at least a nominal score and only seven scoring fewer. This means that only four shots split the leading duo of Nick Hardy in 10th place.

Current champion John Ram he seemed ready to end the day in pole position to defend his crown by drilling through the penultimate four holes before hitting twice on the 18th to leave him one shot from the leading pair.
Jekyll and Hyde’s tour Scotty Scheffler he represented the day. After rushing into the lead with a fierce front nine, including two birds and a stunning eagle, the world number one withstood the dark part of double waves and three consecutive waves after the turn.
Scheffler and Caddy Ted Scott fight the wind.
He finished the day with two shots from the lead with two less, he was joined by compatriot Keegan Bradley and qualifier Adam Hadwin, surprise the early favorite from the first round on Thursday.
The co-leader is leaving for Saturday Colin Morikawawho became one of the biggest victims of the Brooklyn winds. After scoring 69 and 66 in the first two rounds, the American fired two double tapas on the way to the 77 mapping, leaving him with six shots in front.
Morikawa’s co-leader at the start of the day, Joel Dahmen, did better, although he also dropped to the table, shooting 74 to end the day with three strikes from the top, along with Sam Burns and Rory McIlroy.

Zalatoris is ready to take revenge for a big heart

Won 14th in the world, Zalaris is ranked with the top 67. The American has come a long way in recent years, missing the Masters with a hit in 2021, before losing in the playoffs to Justin Thomas at the PGA Championship in May.

Having already described The Country Club’s pitch as the hardest he has ever played, regardless of the weather, Zalatoris revealed that the conditions were so “brutal” that he did not fire shots at any of the hole’s flags.

    Zalaris reacted to his blow with this on the 18th.

Now 18 shots of fame, the 25-year-old believes he has what it takes to cross the line.

“I’m coming down from PGA [Championship] it gave me a lot of faith and confidence that I belong in this situation, “Zalatoris told reporters.

“There’s a difference between thinking about it and then actually being in the situation and believing … I’ve put myself in this situation a few times in my career and obviously I have to go out and get it tomorrow.”

Fitzpatrick is ready to repeat the feat

World No. 18 Fitzpatrick marked two under the age of 68 to join Zalatoris at the top. Although the Englishman also has no specialty in his name, he has experience winning at The Country Club after winning the US Amateur in Brooklyn in 2013.

He has since won seven European tours, but has admitted that his career will feel “unfinished” if he retires without enjoying great fame.

    Fitzpatrick and caddy Billy Foster put the spot on the 15th green.

“I would be really disappointed if I didn’t,” Fitzpatrick told reporters.

“I definitely feel like I have a much better chance of winning a major now than I’ve ever done in my career.”

The deciding round on Sunday is scheduled to start at 8:49 AM ET, with the repayment times of the pairs arranged in ascending order up in the rankings. Fitzpatrick and Zalatoris will be the last duo to face off at around 14:45 ET.

Wind troubles for Ram and Scheffler

Ram, the first Spaniard to win the US Open with a 2021 victory over Tori Pines, was left with the paradoxical feeling that he was both “very happy” with his performance and regretted a late setback.

Discussing the turbulent conditions, the 27-year-old said he would “run to the club” if offered a face value to miss the last five holes.

Ram reacted after his second shot on the 12th hole.

“In a way, I’m going to end this way with how well I played those holes,” Ram told reporters.

“I have 18 holes and I’m only one shot back. That’s what’s important.”

Scheffler also chose to be optimistic, despite the effect of the elements on his circle. Enjoying the spectacular 2022 with a Masters victory and three additional victories in the PGA Tour, the 25-year-old showed his class to stabilize the ship after a horrific stretch, closing with three pairs and one bird.

Scheffler tracks his strike with a tee on the 11th hole.

“This little golf ball is just being thrown everywhere,” Scheffler told reporters before discussing what a victory on Sunday would mean for him.

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“If I do, it will be really fun. If I don’t, life will go on,” he said. “I hope this will not be my last US Open, but you never know. I can’t take anything for granted in this life.

“So I’ll come tomorrow the way I always do and I’ll just go out there and try to do my best and see what happens next.”

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