Gary Woodland holds onto lead as Justin Rose edges closer at US Open
Presumably Brooks Koepka will spend the build up to the final round of this US Open finding a reason to bear a grudge against Gary Woodland. As things stand, Woodland represents the biggest danger to the making of history by Koepka.
Victory at Pebble Beach on Sunday would render Koepka only the second player, and first since 1905, to win this major in three consecutive years. Through 54 holes, Koepka – who makes a point of deriving inspiration from negative forces, real or otherwise – trails Woodland’s 11 under par by four. The scale of Koepka’s potential triumph should not be overstated; victory in this US Open would represent a fifth in just nine major starts.Continue reading...