Best of the British Open

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the 16th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

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And out of nowhere, it's Phil Mickelson.

Just a few weeks removed from one of the most bitter defeats of his career, blowing the final-round lead at the U.S. Open, Mickelson crossed the pond and claimed his first-ever British Open championship in dominant fashion, winning by three strokes over Henrik Stenson.
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