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Nottinghamshire's Lee Westwood high hopes for US Open

Worksop-born Lee Westwood said he is feeling confident about the US Open.

The world number three flew to California today and he says he has high hopes of making it three European wins in a row at the US Open.

Ranking as world number three the 39-year-old stormed to a five-stroke victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden, making it his third win in the event in three different decades.

He will tee off on Thursday and play the first two rounds at the Olympic Club with Luke Donald and Rory Mcllroy, the only two players ahead of him in the rankings.

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