ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Throughout the week,
Not making cuts at this year's U.S. and British Opens only added to the story line.
So after bogeys on Nos. 17 and 18, did Furyk lose the
"I lost that tournament," Furyk said of the 2012 U.S. Open. "[Sunday] I got beat by a guy who played better."
Furyk did rue the closing bogeys, calling them "a little bit of a thorn in my side."
Of the last 20 54-hole leaders in major tournaments, only four have won.
"He's a great champion," Dufner said. "He has played so well in so many majors."
Swedes show well
The former Swedish great knows his country's fortunes are in good hands with
Stenson, who caught a bad break when his drive on No. 14 found a divot, finished third and Blixt was fourth.
"I'm happy with my performance," said Stenson, who has finished in the top three in four consecutive tournaments. "I kept it together nicely."
With next weekend's
The top 100 advance to the
"I played a U.S. Junior there in 1997 or '98,"
"I'll make sure to go over and make him cook me dinner one night," Snedeker cracked when asked whether he'd ask Donald for pointers.
As Phil Mickelson signed post-round autographs, he apologized to a fan for playing so poorly.
"I have an emotional bond here at Oak Hill because I played my first
It's also a course that humbled the popular
His final round featured his second consecutive day with a triple bogey, this time on the par-four No. 5 when his approach found the water.
"I didn't play well the last two weeks," Mickelson said. "I'm not going to worry about it. I'm going to go home and take a few days off, get my short game sharp and start back up in four or five days for the FedEx Cup."
Matt Kuchar needed a rules official when his ball became embedded near the top edge of a fairway bunker on No. 2 after he failed to blast out. Kuchar drew relief because the ground was determined not part of the bunker, but he still triple-bogeyed the par-four hole. ...