Brian Harman got it done.
Harman, after holding a five-shot lead from the midway point of the tournament, rolled to his win at the British Open on Sunday. Harman, despite wet and rainy conditions at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, posted a 1-under 70 and got to 13-under on the week. That gave him a six-shot win.
Sepp Straka finished in second with Jason Day, Tom Kim and Jon Rahm at 7-under on the week. Kim had to fight through a sprained ankle for most of the tournament, too, after he slipped and fell on a patch of wet grass at his rental home. Rahm set a course record with his 63 on Saturday, which vaulted him into contention after a tough first two days. He birdied the 18th on Sunday to jump to 7-under.
Rory McIlroy, who won his last major championship in 2014 when the British Open was played at Royal Liverpool, and Emiliano Grillo finished in sixth at 6-under.
Harman’s win in England marks just his third career win on the PGA Tour, and his first ever at a major championship. His last win came at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship, though he entered this week with five top-10 finishes — three of which he came in second. Harman’s win also earned him $3 million, part of the British Open’s record $16.5 million purse. He is now the 12th American to win the British Open this century.
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Where to stream the British Open
With NBC airing the heart of this year’s tournament, you can easily stream most of the British Open on Peacock. If you have USA as a channel through a cable package or live TV streaming service, you can stream USA Network coverage at USANetwork.com. Don’t have USA Network in your regular TV lineup or access to your local NBC channel? Here’s what we recommend for how to stream the 2023 British Open:
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