Gary Woodland claims first major championship at U.S. Open
The numbers haven’t been released, but here’s guessing the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday was a ratings winner in Kansas City.
Fans of Washburn and KU were thrilled to see Gary Woodland win his first major, and many others from the area were rooting for him as well.
From the opening tee to the 18th, there were fans wearing KU colors or saying “Rock Chalk” all around Woodland. That included the fairway on the final hole at Pebble Beach, California.
When Woodland hit his second shot, a fan let out of long and loud “Rock Chalk Jayhawk” that was easy to hear on Fox’s television coverage: