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Jordan Spieth Wins US Open as Dustin Johnson Falters on 18

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Jordan Spieth won the US Open and seemed to be destined to win it. He played extremely well on the difficult course, and it appeared as if everybody in attendance wanted the 21-year old to win his second career major. With a small lead, Spieth double bogeyed on the 17th hole, which then led to a tie with Dustin Johnson, who was playing just behind him. A strong 18th hole, however, gave him an eagle chance. He ended up settling on a birdie, giving him a one-stroke advantage.

Then, Dustin Johnson, best known for his off-the-course issues, approached the 18th hole green in only two shots, also giving him opportunities at eagle and the US Open title. He narrowly missed the shot, but he was still in a strong position to tie and force an 18-hole playoff. On his birdie shot, he gently nudged the ball towards the hole. The ball caressed the edge of the cup, but moved past it, giving Spieth the dramatic victory. 

Look below to see just how close Dustin Johnson's putts were:

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