Justin Rose who learned to play golf as a boy in Hampshire has taken to social media to express his joy at becoming the US Open champion. He also took the chance to thank his fans for their support.
Rose is the first Englishman to win the major title since 1970. He was a junior member of the North Hants Golf Club in Fleet.
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