Merion stays winning.
The top of the leaderboard shuffle continues into Sunday evening, with one player after another imploding on a hole-by-hole basis. Jason Day, who began the final round four shots back of Phil MIckelson, momentarily jumped up into a share of the lead with Justin Rose at even-par.
But Day then tightened up on Merion's signature 11th hole, opting to try and muscle an approach shot out the rough and up to the green. His ball never had a chance, and came up well short and down into Cobb's Creek.
Day then chunked his drop shot again, leaving it in more thick stuff in front of the green. Just when it looked like it would be a blow-up hole to cost the Aussie the U.S. Open, he went ahead and chipped in for bogey.
Only at the U.S. Open could you never stroke a putt on a hole and still make bogey.