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Recap: Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open in dramatic fashion

Jordan Spieth has won the first two majors of the season, only this time it wasn’t as easy.

After cruising to victory at the Masters, Spieth, 21, won the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay by a shot after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet for par at the final hole.

Spieth closed with a 1-under 69 in the final round while Johnson shot 70 to finish tied for second with Louis Oosthuizen at 4 under.

What a finish it was in University Place, Wash., and here’s how it happened:

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Update No. 35: 10:19 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson three-putts from 12 for par and finishes at 4 under, meaning Jordan Spieth has won the U.S. Open.

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Update No. 34: 10:10 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson hits a great second shot into the 18th green and has about 12 feet for eagle to win the U.S. Open.

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Update No. 33: 10:07 p.m. EDT

Jordan Spieth gets in the clubhouse at 5 under with a tap-in birdie at the 18th. Now, Dustin Johnson needs birdie at No. 18 to force a playoff, an eagle to win.

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Update No. 32: 10 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson birdies the 17th to get to 4 under. He still has a chance, but Jordan Spieth has about 12 feet for eagle at the 18th.

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Update No. 31: 9:50 p.m. EDT

Jordan Spieth double-bogeys the par-3 17th to drop to 4 under, where he’s tied with Louis Oosthuizen, who birdied the 18th to shoot 67. Oosthuizen birdied six of his last seven holes.

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Update No. 30: 9:38 p.m. EDT

After Branden Grace hits his tee ball out of bounds at No. 16, Jordan Spieth makes a huge breaking birdie putt from 30 feet to move to 6 under. He leads by three shots with two holes to play. Grace doubled the hole to drop to 3 under.

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Update No. 29: 9:25 p.m. EDT

Louis Oosthuizen, who shot 77 on Thursday, has five straight birdies, from Nos. 12-16, to get to 3 under.

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Update No. 28: 9:05 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson bogeys the 13th and falls to 3 under while Jason Day doubles the hole to drop to even par.

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Update No. 27: 8:57 p.m. EDT

Clutch par save by Branden Grace from 10 feet at the par-4 13th. He stays tied with Jordan Spieth at 5 under.

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Update No. 26: 8:37 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson falls to 4 under after a bogey at the par-4 11th. He had a tough putt from just off the green for his birdie.

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Update No. 25: 8:35 p.m. EDT

Jordan Spieth’s drive goes a little long at the drivable par-4 12th, but he ends up with an impressive two-putt birdie from 90 feet to tie Dustin Johnson for the lead at 5 under. Branden Grace then follows with a birdie of his own to join them at 5 under.

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Update No. 24: 8:21 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson can’t get up-and-down for par at the par-4 10th and he’ll drop to 5 under, a shot clear of Jordan Spieth and Branden Grace. Jason Day also bogeyed the hole and he’s back to 2 under.

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Update No. 23: 8:14 p.m. EDT

With leader Dustin Johnson making the turn at 6 under, Adam Scott just birdied the par-5 18th to shoot 6-under 64 and get in the clubhouse at 3 under.

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Update No. 22: 7:57 p.m. EDT

Adam Scott making a late run with a birdie at the par-4 16th to reach 2 under. He’s 5 under on his round, now through 17 holes.

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Update No. 21: 7:54 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson wedges close and birdies the par-5 eighth to get to 6 under, two shots clear of the field.

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Update No. 20: 7:50 p.m. EDT

Branden Grace sticks one in tight at the par-3 ninth and makes birdie to get to 4 under, a shot back of Dustin Johnson.

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Update No. 19: 7:40 p.m. EDT

Jordan Spieth birdies the par-5 eighth after just missing an eagle putt. He’s 4 under and shot back of Dustin Johnson.

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Update No. 18: 7:38 p.m. EDT

Jason Day drops another shot with bogey at the par-4 seventh. He’s now 2 under.

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Update No. 17: 7:24 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson saves par from long range at the par-4 sixth to remain at 5 under. Jason Day, though, bogey the hole to drop to 3 under. Elsewhere on the course, Rory McIlroy is back at even par after a bogey at the 17th and Matt Kuchar is 1 under after an eagle at the drivable par-4 12th.

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Update No. 16: 7:16 p.m. EDT

While Rory McIlroy is running out of holes, Brandt Snedeker has plenty. Sneds is now 2 under after a birdie at the par-3 ninth. He has made four straight birdies.

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Update No. 15: 7:09 p.m. EDT

Jason Day gets a shot back at the par-4 fifth by draining a 12-footer for birdie. Day is now 4 under, a shot behind Dustin Johnson.

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Update No. 14: 6:56 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson drains a 15-footer for birdie at the par-4 fourth to move to 5 under. He leads by two shots after Jason Day bogeyed the hole on a three-putt.

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Update No. 13: 6:51 p.m. EDT

Branden Grace bogeys the par-4 fourth hole to drop back to 3 under. Also, Rory McIlroy bogeys the par-3 15th to fall to 1 under, three shots behind Jason Day and Dustin Johnson.

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Update No. 12: 6:41 p.m. EDT

Another great approach by Rory McIlroy, this time at the 14th, but he can’t make the 5-footer for birdie. He stays at 2 under, two shots back.

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Update No. 11: 6:35 p.m. EDT

Dustin Johnson and Jason Day open their rounds with three straight pars to stay at 4 under.

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Update No. 10: 6:26 p.m. EDT

From 70 feet – sorry, 72 feet – Rory McIlroy drains a birdie putt at the par-4 13th to move to 2 under. He’s two shots back.

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Update No. 9: 6:14 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy puts away a short birdie putt at the par-4 12th to move to 1 under overall.

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Update No. 8: 6:05 p.m. EDT

Jordan Spieth three-putts the first green and the bogey drops him to 3 under.

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Update No. 7: 5:45 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy hits an approach from a fairway bunker to 4 feet at the par-4 10th and makes birdie to move to even par.

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Update No. 6: 5:23 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy makes back-to-back birdies, at Nos. 7 and 8, to get to 1 over, five shots back.

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Update No. 5: 5:06 p.m. EDT

Illinois grad Brian Campbell posts a 2-under 68 to get in the clubhouse at 5 over. He’s tied with Georgia Tech grad Ollie Schniederjans for low amateur, although Schniederjans still has 10 holes to play. Virginia grad Denny McCarthy is 6 over with seven to play.

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Update No. 4: 4:53 p.m. EDT

We could see an ace at the drivable par-4 12th today. If players can get their drive in the short grass near the right side of the green, it should funnel to the left hole location.

Keegan Bradley nearly shows us how it’s done:

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Update No. 3: 4:11 p.m. EDT

Ernie Els isn’t going to win a U.S. Open today, but this shot is still pretty good:

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Update No. 2: 3:40 p.m. EDT

Billy Horschel, who earlier showed some frustration over the Chambers Bay greens at No. 6, just made eagle at the par-4 12th hole after driving the green. Horschel is now 5 under through 12 holes today and 2 over for the championship.

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Update No. 1: 11:21 a.m. EDT

The 18th hole will play as a par 5 today. It played as a par 5 on Thursday and Saturday.

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Saturday’s coverage

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Friday’s coverage

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Thursday’s coverage

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Wednesday’s coverage

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Tuesday’s coverage

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Monday’s coverage

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