Webb Simpson started Sunday's final round of the 2012 U.S. Open four strokes out of the lead, and he overcame that deficit to become the 2012 U.S. Open champion. This Also is Simpson's first ever major tournament win.
Simpson shot a final round 2-under par which tied for the second best round of the day, and he also shot the same score in Round 3 to set up his move for Sunday.
Simpson did start off slow with a pair of bogeys on the second and fifth hole, but after that he took off by birdying the sixth through eighth holes as well as hole No. 10. From hole No. 11 on he would go onto pare the remaining holes.
Jim Furyk who was in the lead for the majority of Sunday's round stumbled on the back nine when he had bogeys on hole Nos. 13, 16 and 18, and ended up finishing with a 4-over for Sunday and tied for fourth overall.