Greg Norman's brutal truth after Matt Fitzpatrick's US Open triumph

US Open second place Will Zalatoris said all that needed to be said after his amazing tussle with possible hero Matt Fitzpatrick

The Country Club when he announced: "That is the reason you play the game. There's nothing similar to it

For the third time in the last seven majors

Zalatoris completed in second as Fitzpatrick succeeded at Brookline once more

add the US Open prize to his title there as a novice.

With a detailed stash of $3 billion to attempt to tempt probably the best golf players on the planet to join

LIV dominated much of the discussion before the US Open

It took until the initial round of the US Open for the thoughtfulness regarding shift away

 from Norman's money grab and return to the highest level of competition

Yet, it merited the stand by. This US Open conveyed in such countless ways.