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Pebble Beach shows its teeth

The world's greatest players faced the ultimate golfing test during Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open -- and often times failed. Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland emerged on top after battling the Pacific winds, heavy rough and a healthy dose of nerves.

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Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland celebrates with the U.S. Open trophy after holding on to win the tournament by a stroke despite shooting a 3-over 74 Sunday, worst of his four rounds.

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Tiger Woods plays a shot from the rough on the third hole. He parred the hole but bogeyed six others en route to a round of 75.

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Phil Mickelson reacts to missing his birdie putt on the fifth hole. He birdied only the first hole and finished with 73 and tied for fourth place overall.

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Ernie Els hits a bunker shot on the 195-yard fifth hole, where he made par 3. The South African finished with a 73 and was third overall.

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Dustin Johnson takes a penalty drop on the fourth hole alongside a USGA rules official. Johnson, the tournament leader at the start of the day, shot an 11-over 82 and fell to a tie for eighth.

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Gregory Havret of France waits on the 10th green, where he made a bogey 5 on the way to round of 72 and a runner-up finish in the 110th Open.

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