Former champions Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell led the Twitter tributes to Justin Rose.
Last Updated: 17/06/13 7:40am
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