Wyndham Clark was proclaimed champion of the US Open of golf held in Los Angeles

Wyndham Clark with the US Open Championship trophy.

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American golfer Wyndham Clark se was proclaimed champion of the 123rd edition of the United States Open this Sundaythus being the first conquest of the golfer who had reached Sunday as co-leader of the tournament in Los Angeles (USA) together with his compatriot Rickie Fowler.

Both came after sign a pair in the last round and with -10 in total he resisted the harassment throughout the day of the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroywhich was second with -9 accumulated (even on the fourth day).

29 years old, Clark got his first career PGA Tour win in May by taking the Wells Fargo Championship.

Wyndham Clark kissing the US Open Championship trophy at the Los Angeles Country Club. Photo: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images.

This was his first time making the cut in this 'major' and Clark had the calm to assert his magnificent cards of Thursday, Friday and Saturday, all of them under par. On Sunday he signed 'his worst day' but it was enough to lift the trophy.

The last load of pressure this Sunday It was received at the end of his round by McIlroy, who played a long 12-meter birdie putt and came within inches of achieving it.. He finished off for a final card of 70 shots and with -9 it only remained to wait for Clark's arrival and discover whether or not there would be a tiebreaker.

The one in DenverHe had two shots from the 'green' to win and the most important 'putt' of his life was a very well directed 18 meter that were a few centimeters from the flag. She made it real and broke down in tears as his family and friends jumped up to hug him.

Wyndham Clark celebrating with his family the victory of the US.Open de Golf in Los Angeles. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

Someone very important was missing, his mother, died of cancer while he was in college. That's why she was the first person he remembered.

I feel like my mom is watching me today. I miss you mom. I have worked very hard for a long time for a moment like this. It's my time, thank you"he claimed.

“I felt the pressure on the last nine holesbut I was convinced that I could do this”, he commented on the shadows of world-class golfers who followed him like McIlroy or Scottie Scheffler.

Wyndham Clark with the US Open Championship trophy at the Los Angeles Country Club. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images.

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