Golf's Worst Major Collapses

Dustin Johnson's three-putt on the final hole of the 2015 U.S. Open was just the latest example of contenders crumbling at major championships in recent years.

Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson, 2015 U.S. Open

A round of even par playing in the final group of an exceedingly difficult championship might not constitute a collapse. But consider the context for Dustin Johnson. He had a two-shot lead on the front nine on Sunday, lost it when he made three bogeys in a stretch of four holes, but still had a chance to win outright when he faced an eagle putt from 12 feet. Instead, Johnson not only missed that one, but the ensuing three-footer that would have forced a playoff with Jordan Spieth. In losing the U.S. Open, Johnson missed out on his best chance of capturing that elusive first major title, raising the question if he'll ever recover.
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