SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 17: Webb Simpson of the United States plays a bunker shot on the 17th hole during the final round of the 112th U.S. Open at The Olympic Club on June 17, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

U.S. Open 2012: Webb Simpson Storms To Championship With Final Round 68

As his rivals fall by the wayside, Webb Simpson shoots 68-68 over the final two rounds to win his first major title.

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2012 U.S. Open Leaderboard Update: Tiger Woods Finishes 1-Under, Michael Thompson Leads

The Olympic Club is proving to be an absolutely brutal course for those who teed off on Thursday morning, but Tiger Woods posted a very solid first round score that he can build on going into Friday. He finished one-under par, which due to the tough course conditions is currently good for a tie for second place.

Woods is part of a group of players who sit at one-under who are trailing Michael Thompson. His four-under par round ties Payne Stewart for the best ever first round at a U.S. Open. Thompson was one of seven players who qualified for the U.S. Open through the qualifier at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.

Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson, Woods' group mates, had terrible days. Watson finished nine-over par, while Mickelson finished six-over. Most of golf's biggest names have yet to tee off, and might have a slightly easier time with the course this afternoon. Seven of the world's top-10 ranked golfers -- Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, Jason Dufner and Dustin Johnson -- have yet to tee off. Westwood and Johnson both won the events that they played in last week.

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