Best of the British Open

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Lee Westwood makes an eagle shot during the third round of play.

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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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