The ultimate legacy of his astonishing win at Winged Foot – a course that was supposed to be the antithesis to and kryptonite for the DeChambeau Style – is that we can no longer dismiss him as a pretentious pseudoscientist.
Bryson DeChambeau bullied both Winged Foot and his competition in winning the 120nd US Open by six shots. The victory was the culmination of a full-body transformation and a pivotal moment in the distance debate. We’re discussing all that and much more in our 18 Parting Thoughts from Winged Foot.
Whatever ones lingered about whether Bryson DeChambeau’s plan to bulk up and hit the ball as far as possible would hold up in the cauldron and nuance of Major championship golf have been answered. This week at Winged Foot, he killed nuance.