clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

U.S. Open 2012 Winner: Webb Simpson Wins 1st Major Championship

Webb Simpson has won the 2012 U.S. Open Championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco with a four-round score of 1-over, defeating Michael Thompson's and Graeme McDowell's 2-over. Jim Furyk, who had entered the day at 1-unver and co-leader with McDowell, finished the tournament at 3-over.=

Related: 2012 U.S. Open Leaderboard

Simpson shot 2-under for the day, making four birdies and two bogeys. Those four birdies came at holes 6-8 and 10. Michael Thompson had the best round of the day with a 3-under 67.

Tiger Woods finished at 7-over for the tournament after shooting a 3-over 73. On his first three holes he went bogey, bogey and double bogey. After a par on the fourth hole, Woods made bogey on the next two holes. He went on to make three birdies to make the round a bit more acceptable, but this was far from the Tiger Woods everyone expects to show up and win another major title.

For more coverage, head over to or check out SB Nation's golf news hub.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube