AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT after Phil Mickelson won his first ever British Open on the challenging Scottish links course at Muirfield by three strokes from Henrik Stenson of Sweden.
US golfer Phil Mickelson holds the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013. Mickelson won the British Open at Muirfield with a superb five-under-par final round of 66.
The 43-year-old Californian saved his best for last as he stormed down the brutal back nine on the famed course east of Edinburgh in 32 for a five-under-par 66.
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