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Former champions Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell led the Twitter tributes to Justin Rose after he followed in their footsteps by winning his first major title in the US Open.

Last Updated: 17/06/13 at 07:40 Post Comment

US Open champions Justin Rose

US Open champions Justin Rose

Rose is the third European winner of the US Open in the last four years following McDowell's win at Pebble Beach in 2010 and McIlroy's eight-shot triumph at Congressional 12 months later.

And stars from the sporting world have been praising Rose for his efforts.

Rory McIlroy: So happy for @JustinRose99! Couldn't happen to a better lad!

Graeme McDowell: Congratulations to @JustinRose99. Best player in the world the last few years. Major much deserved. #respect

Luke Donald: It was fun to watch @JustinRose99, great control from tee to green & deserved champion

Rickie Fowler: Congrats Rosie! Solid playing! @JustinRose99

Sir Nick Faldo: 68 Majors and moons and moons since...since! #Englishgolfers. Congratulations @JustinRose99 US Open Champ "Good/great golfing today"!

Steve Stricker: Thanks for all the support this week for the@usopengolf! Disappointing day but had a great run. Hats off to @JustinRose99 for first major.

Michael Owen: Congratulations Justin Rose. A well deserved first major.

Gary Lineker: Wow @JustinRose99 has won the US Open. Thrilled for him! Sports personality of the year?

Robbie Fowler: Well done @JustinRose99 absolutely quality, and on Father's Day too... #wouldbeproudofyou

Nick Easter: Congrats to Justin Rose! First Englishman since 1970 to win US Open. Must smell blood when Mickelson is about! Remember Ryder Cup singles...

Rory Lawson: Congrats Justin Rose. US Open golf Champ. Sounds like an epic final day. 3rd Brit to win in 4 years. #gripitandripit

Matt Dawson: Yes yes yes yes yes yes @JustinRose99 is a major champion.

Lawrence Dallaglio: Brilliant, just Brilliant. Congratulations @JustinRose99 US Open Champion on Fathers Day.

Sir Clive Woodward: Massive congrats to @JustinRose99 - love it when sports people deliver under pressure , British Sport certainly has so much to be proud of .

Danny Care: Congratulations @JustinRose99 what an achievement!! Loved his emotion on the 18th

George Gregan: Congrats to Justin Rose on winning the US Open and his 1st Major.

Andy Roddick: Really happy for @justinrose99! Great playing and unbelievably classy/articulate interview on 18 green afterwards

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his is brilliant! All these years of moral ambiguity, grey areas of offence and context..now we have a simple, easy to follow guide to right and wrong. What did you do today? I kicked the face off a panda . Oh well, you didn't rape, kill anyone or abuse a minor, knock yourself champ.

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wonder if he'd feel the same way if he wasn't a white, non-jewish heterosexual male. Because Mackay has basically insulted everyone else!

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heers Harry. I was wondering if he'd murdered anyone

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