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2012 U.S. Open Golf Results: Webb Simpson Takes The Title As Jim Furyk Fades

On Sunday, Webb Simpson captured his first career Grand Slam title as he came from behind and reaped the benefit of a pair of collapses in order to win the 2012 U.S. Open.

Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell entered the final round as the co-leaders at 1-under, but the course eventually ate them up, as it ate up almost every golfer over the course of the four-day tournament. While McDowell had a string of bogeys early, Furyk stayed in command and at even par for most of the day to retain his lead. Unfortunately, Furyk's inability to land a single birdie was his undoing. Furyk bogeying two of his final three holes secured the collapse.

Simpson, meanwhile, had a pair of early bogeys but managed to shoot 2-under on the day with a quartet of birdies after the rough front six to finish at 1-over in the tournament. As it turns out, that ended up being enough to take the title.

Tiger Woods entered the day with a fighting chance to take his fourth career U.S. Open title, but went 4-over on his first three holes to officially take himself out of contention.

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