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Gary Woodland Is The New U.S. Open Champion

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Gary Woodland Is The New U.S. Open Champion

Gary Woodland Is The New U.S. Open Champion

(CNN)He dreamed of starring in the NBA, but in Gary Woodland's first college game on a basketball scholarship, he realized he needed a plan B.

Woodland acted quickly and switched universities to play golf, turned pro in 2007, and 12 years later held off world No.

1 Brooks Koepka to clinch his maiden major title with victory in the US Open at Pebble Beach.

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