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Open closed: Woods dominates U.S. Open like none before

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With no peers in the present to battle, Tiger Woods had but one foe on Sunday – history. Woods made a run for the records in the final round of the 100th U.S. Open, and successfully finished the race. Woods shot a record-breaking, 12-under-par total to win his third professional major championship by a never-before-seen 15-stroke margin.

Tiger began the day at 8 under par, 10 shots clear of his nearest competitor. The trophy was his. The $800,000 winner's check was his. A place in history was his. He just had to play 18 holes to make it official.

Tiger's day began with nine consecutive pars.

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