Webb Simpson, wife celebrate US Open win after Graeme McDowell misses putt (Video)
U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson was sitting in the clubhouse on Sunday after his 2-under 68 in the final round, waiting to see if his 1-shot lead would be good enough to take the tournament. Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell were still on the course trying to either tie Simpson to go to a playoff, or win the tournament outright.
Furyk did a poor job on the hole and double-bogeyed, taking him out of contention. But McDowell had a birdie putt opportunity that would have tied things and sent it to a playoff. Once he missed, Webb and his wife knew he had won his first major. Their reaction was shown on TV by NBC and was priceless.