Stewart, who won his only other Golf Association of Philadelphia major, the Philadelphia Amateur, in 2002, prevailed in a four-hole aggregate-score playoff.
Brett Melton, the 2017 Philadelphia Section player of the year, fired a 4-under-par 66 at St. Davids for a 1-stroke lead in the Golf Association of Philadelphia major.
The sportsbook at Ocean Resort has both Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods at 12-1. Will there be a hole in one? You can bet that, too.
The former all-State player at Shawnee High School fired rounds of 68 and 69 at Laurel Creek Country Club in Mount Laurel.
The club in Newtown Square completed a restoration project earlier this year that featured enlarged greens, wider fairways and a return to clusters of bunkers found in 1929 photographs.
In a text message to some national golf writers, Mickelson said he was "embarrassed" by his action of hitting a moving golf ball in Saturday's third round, a move that almost got him disqualified.
The last back-to-back winner was happy to watch the next generation achieve the rare feat, and couldn't wait to celebrate it.
The two-time U.S. Open Champion anticipated greatness - and wanted to go pro at age 16.
Koepka, who didn't touch a golf club for three months after suffering a wrist injury last November, became the seventh player in history to go back-to-back.
The 28-year-old co-leader after three rounds, Koepka will attempt to become the first player to win back-to-back Opens since Curtis Strange in 1988 and 1989,
Dustin Johnson shot a 77 but still managed to be part of a four-way tie for the lead on a day when USGA officials admitted the greens were too severe late in the day.
Lefty got away with a blatant, premeditated violation, but the darling of the U.S Open and the New York region remains in the field.
Mickelson, the winner of five majors and one of the most popular players of his era, received a 2-stroke penalty. "I don't mean it disrespectfully," he said.