US Open: England’s Matt Fitzpatrick going to Brookline, Massachusetts

When it was indicated that the 2022 US Open would be played at The Country Club at Brookline the date was circumnavigated in Matt Fitzpatrick’s journal.

The 27-year-old from Sheffield shows up in Boston looking for his most notable significant title and joyfully he is as his expert life.

  • He had a great first round en route to the best 10 finishing finally week’s Canadian Open, which returned following a two-year nonappearance and saw Rory McIlroy effectively guard the title he won in 2019.
  • In his latest significant outlook, finally month’s US PGA Championship, Fitzpatrick was in the last matching on the last day without precedent for his vocation.
  • A chaotic shutting 73 elliptic he missed the play-off, which was won by Justin Thomas.

Yet, that week at Southern Hills at long last affirmed that he is presently prepared to seek the game’s greatest awards, nine years on from landing one of the most esteemed titles in the disregarded positions of the game.

Furthermore, this why Brookline is so anomalous for the South Yorkshire man. It was there that he praised winning the US Amateur by beating American Oliver Goes 4&3 in the last.

With that prosperity he turned out to be just the second Englishman after Harold Hilton, 102 years sooner, to land the revered prize.

Fitzpatrick actually cherishes the spot and presently can hardly hold back to set his always working on efficient abilities in opposition to the standard 70 7,254-yard design this week.

“When I realized it would have been there it was consistently on my radar,” he told BBC Sport.

“I’ve had accomplishment there formerly, I love being there, I love playing there and it is right up there for me, however I won’t go there and put additional squeeze on myself.

“I just [have] that tad of additional certitude, realizing that I’ve prevailed there previously.”

Fitzpatrick stays a somewhat slight figure by the principles of adept game.

However, he has added distance off the tee, averaging 296 yards, to an in gathering that he was at that point known for – his methodology play and proficiency close by greens.🔱