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Bryson DeChambeau wins U.S. Amateur, joins elite company

Bryson DeChambeau wins U.S. Amateur, joins elite company

As a youth soccer player, Bryson DeChambeau played goalie so he could have the greatest influence on the game's outcome. In baseball, he wanted to pitch. He gravitated to golf, a sport that fed his desire for creativity and control. His ambitions could not have been bolder. His father Jon recalled Sunday the time Bryson returned from practice as a sophomore in high school and told him: "Dad, I think I can change the game of golf." Roll your eyes at your own peril. DeChambeau (De-SHAM-bo) possesses the kindness and charisma of Jordan Spieth, and his talent and confidence pushed him to a superior performance at the U.S. Amateur Championship. By throttling University of...

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