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'Good bogey' helps keep Tommy Fleetwood in the hunt at U.S. Open

'Good bogey' helps keep Tommy Fleetwood in the hunt at U.S. Open

By all rights Tommy Fleetwood should be in the final grouping on Sunday with a share of the lead.

He was at 12 under having hit his second shot on the par-five 18th just 47 yards from the pin. But his chip landed short of the green on a ridge, leaving himself an almost impossible putt to hold the green. And he didn’t. It went past the hole and settled at the bottom of a collection area 70 feet away from the hole, all uphill.

Then he perhaps hit his best shot of the round to chip to three feet, leaving him an easy putt for bogey. It was his only bogey of the day to go with five birdies.

“It was a good save,” Fleetwood said. “It was a good bogey. I mean it was a really...

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