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2013 British Open

Phil Mickelson holds up the Claret Jug trophy

Phil Mickelson holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Phil Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday to win his first British Open at Muirfield Golf Course in Gullane, Scotland.

Phil Mickelson holds up the Claret Jug trophy
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Phil Mickelson holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Phil Mickelson of the United States holds up
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Phil Mickelson of the United States holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts after
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Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts after saving par on the 16th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Tiger Woods reacts after teeing off on the
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Tiger Woods reacts after teeing off on the fourth during the fourth and final round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Australia's Adam Scott tees off on the fourth
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Australia's Adam Scott tees off on the fourth during the fourth and final round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

US golfer Hunter Mahan tees off on the
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US golfer Hunter Mahan tees off on the third during the fourth and final round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

England's Lee Westwood plays a shot on the
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England's Lee Westwood plays a shot on the second fairway during the fourth and final round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Ian Poulter of England gestures before putting on
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Ian Poulter of England gestures before putting on the 11th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Phil Mickelson of the United States prepares to
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Phil Mickelson of the United States prepares to play a shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Tiger Woods of the United States lines up
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Tiger Woods of the United States lines up a putt on the 6th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 21, 2013)

Spain's Eduardo De La Riva lines up a
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Spain's Eduardo De La Riva lines up a putt on the second green during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course. (July 20, 2013)

Bill Haas climbs up steps as he heads
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Bill Haas climbs up steps as he heads to practice during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 20, 2013)

Ireland's Padraig Harrington plays a shot onto the
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Ireland's Padraig Harrington plays a shot onto the fourth green during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 20, 2013)

Brandt Snedeker plays a shot off the 10th
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Brandt Snedeker plays a shot off the 10th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Phil Mickelson walks across the second green during
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Phil Mickelson walks across the second green during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland. (July 20, 2013)

Phil Mickelson watches his shot on the 4th
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Phil Mickelson watches his shot on the 4th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. (July 20, 2013)

Webb Simpson plays a shot onto the second
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Webb Simpson plays a shot onto the second green during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Tiger Woods prepares to tee off from the
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Tiger Woods prepares to tee off from the first during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Tiger Woods watches his drive from the first
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Tiger Woods watches his drive from the first tee during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Dustin Johnson arrives to tee off from the
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Dustin Johnson arrives to tee off from the first during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Mark O'Meara tees off on the first during
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Mark O'Meara tees off on the first during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez tees off on the
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Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez tees off on the first during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (July 20, 2013)

Hunter Mahan tees off on the second during
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Hunter Mahan tees off on the second during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (June 20, 2013)

Japan's Hideki Matsuyama chips onto the first green
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Japan's Hideki Matsuyama chips onto the first green during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (June 20, 2013)

Northern Ireland's Clarke Darren prepares to tee off
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Northern Ireland's Clarke Darren prepares to tee off on the third during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (June 20, 2013)

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez acknowledges the crowd as
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Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez acknowledges the crowd as he arrives to play the first tee during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (June 20, 2013)

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez watches his drive from
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Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez watches his drive from the first tee during the third round of the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield. (June 20, 2013)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot
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Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot from the 15th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain putts during the
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Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain putts during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot
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Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the 15th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot
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Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot on the 14th hole during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the
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Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 12th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods plays a shot off the 14th
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Tiger Woods plays a shot off the 14th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods plays a shot off the 10th
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Tiger Woods plays a shot off the 10th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the
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Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 14th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods prepares to play a shot off
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Tiger Woods prepares to play a shot off the 15th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods walks onto the 18th green during
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Tiger Woods walks onto the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Ian Poulter of England plays out of the
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Ian Poulter of England plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Angel Cabrera of Argentina gestures to his caddie
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Angel Cabrera of Argentina gestures to his caddie Angel Cabrera Jr. and Camilo Villegas of Colombia on the 9th fairway during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Bubba Watson prepares to putt on the 18th
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Bubba Watson prepares to putt on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Justin Rose of England prepares to putt on
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Justin Rose of England prepares to putt on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Phil Mickelson lines up a putt on the
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Phil Mickelson lines up a putt on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Martin Kaymer of Germany reacts after putting on
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Martin Kaymer of Germany reacts after putting on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Zach Johnson plays a shot off the 9th
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Zach Johnson plays a shot off the 9th tee during the second round of the British Open Championship. (July 19, 2013)

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a
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Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot off the 15th tee as his caddie Joe LaCava looks on during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a
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Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 14th fairway during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Tiger Woods of the United States walks off
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Tiger Woods of the United States walks off after playing the 14th green hole during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a
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Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot off the 16th tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tiger Woods stands at the 12th
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American golfer Tiger Woods stands at the 12th tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tiger Woods plays a shot out
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American golfer Tiger Woods plays a shot out of the bunker on the 11th hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tiger Woods tees off on the
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American golfer Tiger Woods tees off on the 14th hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tiger Woods walks across the 13th
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American golfer Tiger Woods walks across the 13th green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tiger Woods lines up a putt
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American golfer Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 10th green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Mikko Ilonen of Finland plays a shot off
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Mikko Ilonen of Finland plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand plays a shot off
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Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand plays a shot off the second tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 16, 2013)

Stewart Cink of the United States reacts after
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Stewart Cink of the United States reacts after his birdie on the second green during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot
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Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain lines up a putt
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Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain lines up a putt on the second green with his caddie Mike Batty during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

David Duval of the United States plays a
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David Duval of the United States plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria plays a shot off
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Bernd Wiesberger of Austria plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain plays a shot off
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Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Thomas Aiken of South Africa plays a shot
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Thomas Aiken of South Africa plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Dustin Johnson of the United States plays a
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Dustin Johnson of the United States plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

England's Nick Faldo lines his putt on the
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England's Nick Faldo lines his putt on the first green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Brandt Snedeker of the United States plays a
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Brandt Snedeker of the United States plays a shot from the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Martin Kaymer of Germany plays a shot off
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Martin Kaymer of Germany plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Jonas Blixt of Sweden plays a shot off
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Jonas Blixt of Sweden plays a shot off the third tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

US golfer Bubba Watson putts on the second
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US golfer Bubba Watson putts on the second green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts tees off on the third
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Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts tees off on the third during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain plays a shot on
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Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain plays a shot on the second fairway during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Jimmy Walker of the United States lines up
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Jimmy Walker of the United States lines up a putt on the second green during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Tom Watson of the United States lines up
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Tom Watson of the United States lines up his putt on the second green during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Fred Couples of the United States lines up
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Fred Couples of the United States lines up his putt on the second green during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Ben Curtis tees off on the
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American golfer Ben Curtis tees off on the third green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Canada's Graham DeLaet tees off on the third
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Canada's Graham DeLaet tees off on the third hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

South Korea's Choi Kyung-Ju (AKA KJ Choi) plays
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South Korea's Choi Kyung-Ju (AKA KJ Choi) plays a shot on the second fairway during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

American golfer Tom Watson watches his drive from
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American golfer Tom Watson watches his drive from the fourth tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez tees off on the
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Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez tees off on the first during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Australia's Jason Day plays the second tee during
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Australia's Jason Day plays the second tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Germany's Martin Kaymer tees off on the second
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Germany's Martin Kaymer tees off on the second during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts plays a shot on the
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Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts plays a shot on the third fairway during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Germany's Martin Kaymer takes a drop because his
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Germany's Martin Kaymer takes a drop because his ball was too near the stand on the first hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Ian Poulter of England prepares to play off
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Ian Poulter of England prepares to play off the 6th tee during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

South Africa's Richard Sterne plays the fifth tee
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South Africa's Richard Sterne plays the fifth tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

South Africa's Ernie Els tees off on the
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South Africa's Ernie Els tees off on the fourth hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat putts on the 15th green
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Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat putts on the 15th green during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

United States golfer Phil Mickelson watches his drive
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United States golfer Phil Mickelson watches his drive from the third tee during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Ernie Els of South Africa plays a shot
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Ernie Els of South Africa plays a shot on the first hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger tees off on the 16th
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Austria's Bernd Wiesberger tees off on the 16th hole during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

Tom Watson of the United States plays out
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Tom Watson of the United States plays out of the bunker on the 5th hole during the first round of the British Open. (July 18, 2013)

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