US Open 2016: Dustin Johnson survives controversial ruling to win first major

( CNN) Dustin Johnson shrugged off a controversial intervention by officials to win the U.S. Open at Oakmont Sunday and assert a long overdue first major title.

The 31 -year-old American carded a final round 69 to finish on four under 276, eventually three shoots clear of veteran Jim Furyk, who shut with a superb 66, Scott Piercy and Ireland’s Shane Lowry.

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