Matthew Fitzpatrick has arrived. Photo: John Mummert, USGA
Editor's note: This story, which originally published on June 17, is another installment in our annual Best Of The Year series. Throughout December, we will be bringing you the top GGP+ stories of 2022.
BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS | Here in the genteel and leafy suburbs of Boston where the U.S. Open is being played at The Country Club for the fourth time, some names leap out at you because their play sends out peals of rolling thunder: Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, for example. Other names have physiques that would not look out of place on an American football field: Brooks Koepka, Scottie Scheffler and Jon Rahm, for example.
And then there is Matthew Fitzpatrick, 27, whose deeds certainly speak louder than his words. The 5-foot, 10-inch Englishman may be one of the most quietly-spoken and unsung players of the day, one who has built, nevertheless, an impressive CV sinc...
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