By Phil Casey, Press Association
Published: 07:17 BST, 21 September 2020 | Updated: 07:17 BST, 21 September 2020
Bryson DeChambeau put his commanding US Open victory down to 'blood, sweat and tears' after he powered his way to a first major title.
DeChambeau carded a closing 67 to finish six under par at Winged Foot, a record winning score by two shots at a revered venue where only two players had finished in red figures in five previous US Opens.
The 27-year-old was the only player to break par on a demanding final day and the only one not to shoot over par in any round.
Bryson DeChambeau put his commanding US Open victory down to 'blood, sweat and tears'
He finished six shots clear of compatriot Matthew Wolff, who began the day with a two-stroke advantage but faded to a closing 75.
Asked how it felt to be called the US Open champion, DeChambeau said: 'It sounds amazing, but surreal. It's been a lot of hard work.
'It's one of those things that doesn't really hit you - it's not going to hit me until tonight, but I will say that my parents have given so much up for me. I mean, there were times that I went to school without any lunch money, and we had to make baloney sandwiches and didn't have anything to eat.
'We had some very, very difficult times, but every single day they always wanted the