Brooks Koepka gutted out four days of golf at a challenging Shinnecock Hills to become the first player since Curtis Strange in 1989 to successfully defend a U.S. Open title.
The 28-year old Koepka joins Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth as the only players under 30 with two majors.
Afterwards, many of Koepka’s competitors congratulated him via Twitter.
Here’s a roundup.
Just wasn’t my day but ended on a high note. Congrats to @BKoepka on a well deserved win!
— Dustin Johnson (@DJohnsonPGA) June 17, 2018
— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) June 17, 2018
— Brandt Snedeker (@BrandtSnedeker) June 17, 2018
Final round 73 (total +7 T10) Enjoyed the @usopengolf test as always. Congratulations @BKoepka on back to back #USOpen wins. Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there, and thank you #team? for all the support and messages. JR pic.twitter.com/21wlFFsY8f
— Justin Rose (@JustinRose99) June 17, 2018
I apologize to everyone on this flight to London for my behavior when that last putt went in. Back to back baby! So proud of you BK
— Chase Koepka (@ChaseKoepka) June 17, 2018
— Justin Thomas (@JustinThomas34) June 17, 2018
— Ross Fisher (@RossFisher) June 17, 2018
Amazing performance to go back to back…
— Thomas Bjorn (@thomasbjorngolf) June 17, 2018