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Will Zalatoris moves into the lead on the back nine at the US Open as Matt Fitzpatrick starts to falter and Rory McIlroy falls off the pace

  • Will Zalatoris is currently at the top of the leaderboard at Brookline
  • Matt Fitzpatrick and Scottie Scheffler are trying to keep in touch with him
  • Rory McIlroy is struggling to stay in contention after a a frustrating final day

Will Zalatoris is leading the way on the back nine at the US Open, but is being put under pressure by Matt Fitzpatrick and Scottie Scheffler.

Zalatoris held a share of the overnight lead alongside Fitzpatrick and has had a steady start to his round to keep himself in pole position to win at Brookline.

Meanwhile, World No. 1 Scheffler has shot up the leaderboard on the final day to put himself in a good position to add another major to his CV.

Will Zalatoris currently holds the advantage at the top of the US Open leaderboard

Will Zalatoris currently holds the advantage at the top of the US Open leaderboard

Scottie Scheffler has moved himself into contention in the final round of the US Open

Scottie Scheffler has moved himself into contention in the final round of the US Open

The American hit four birdies on the front nine, and looks to be finding his best form when it matters most.

Rory McIlroy and John Rahm look to have fallen out of contention after struggling to find their putting game on the final day.

There is still plenty to play for at the business end of the leaderboard, but some of the early starters have already finished their final rounds.

Rory McIlroy may have left himself too much to do heading into the final holes

Rory McIlroy may have left himself too much to do heading into the final holes

Former winner Justin Rose ended the tournament seven over par, leaving him in a tie for 37th place.

Dustin Johnson, playing just a week after giving up his PGA membership, did not fare much better as he finished on six over par at Brookline. 

A number of other major winners also endured a difficult Sunday, with Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau finishing 49th, 55th and 56th respectively. 

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