US Open 2016: Dustin Johnson holds on to win first major

It was an exciting and controversial weekend at the US Open, and it ended with history. Dustin Johnson took his four-streak lead into the final round on Sunday and ended up holding on to win his first career major.

Johnson’s history-making weekend started on Saturday when he completed a round bogey-free for the first time in over two decades.

On the fifth hole on Sunday, Johnson caused a pretty big controversy when he seemed to take some practice swings and cause the ball to move. Despite a stroke penalty not being assessed at the time, it became the biggest story of the day.

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Shane Lowry was neck-and-neck with Johnson for most of the tournament this weekend and he was assessed a one-stroke penalty earlier in the weekend for a situation similar to Johnson’s. However, two late bogeys ended up being the dagger as the 31-year-old Johnson went on first major victory.

Following the final round of the tournament, the USGA gave Dustin Johnson a one-stroke penalty, but it was no matter as still held a three-stroke lead to win the US Open.

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