Phil Mickelson Is Your 2013 British Open Champion

Lefty stole the show with one of the greatest final rounds in British Open history.

Merely a month after another heartbreak at the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson played one of the greatest rounds of his storied career to win the British Open at Muirfield in Scotland.

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Mickelson birdied four of his final six holes en dramatic fashion in route to shoot a 5-under-par 66 to win the first British Open of his career.

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Lefty has spent most of his career in the shadow of Tiger Woods, and on a day most expected Woods to reclaim his championship form, Mickelson stole the spotlight. The beloved family man was the only player to finish under par.

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