Danny Lee withdraws from US Open after quintuple-bogey in 18th hole

Danny Lee withdraws from US Open after quintuple-bogey in 18th hole

Danny Lee retired from US Open on Saturday after a tough performance in the 18th hole.

Lee completed an 8-over-78 at Winged Foot in New York, but decided after the third round of the tournament that he could not go any further.

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The 30-year-old professional golfer quintuple-bogey went through the 18th hole after losing a putt that would have saved the par. He was 4 meters away from the cup when he tied the shot to the left.

He tried to remember himself and tried the putt again – he pulled the putt to the left again.

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Lee lost his cool and lost a handful more times. Disappointment was felt as fans watched the collapse on live television.

It was a surprise to leave the tournament after the show.

At the top of the leaderboard, Matthew Wolff controlled the lead after the third round and is looking to become the youngest winner at the age of 21 from Bobby Jones in 1923.

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Posted five birdie without bogeys to shoot 30 in the front nine. Patrick Reed, who was the leader who went on the third day, exchanged birdies and bogey early in his round, but fell. Bryson DeChambeau was in second place at the end of the day.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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