It wasn’t the Duel in the Sun, but it may have been the Battle in the Breezes, as Phil Mickelson shoots a final-round, final-pairing 65… and loses by three to Henrik Stenson’s 63, with none other than Johnny Miller on the call.
Hole #1: Henrik Stenson Wins The Open Championship
In honor or Henrik Stenson winning his first major, here are 18 things you should know about the big Swede. [Link]
Hole #2: Stenson’s Caddy Has to Give Up Smoking After British Win
Henrik Stenson bet his caddy that if the big Swede won a major this year, he’d have to give up smoking. Better get the nicotine gum ready! [Link]
Hole #3: What’s in Henrik’s Bag?
Spoiler alert: Callaway. Lots of Callaway. [Link]
Hole #4: Beef is Born
In only his third major, Andrew “Beef” Johnston finished in eighth place, but was the talk of the town among the fans. [Link]
Hole #6: Mickelson Needs Binder Clip on Hat
Millionaire many times over Phil Mickelson couldn’t get his hat to stay on, so he made a resourceful trip to Staples. [Link]
Hole #7: Muscles McIlroy Needs to Wear Looser Shorts
According to Johnny Miller, Rory McIlroy is “carried away with wearing the tight shirts and showing off [his] sort of muscles.” [Link]
Hole #8: Baddeley Wins Barbasol Championship
Winning for the first time in five years, Aaron Baddeley took home the opposite-field Barbasol Championship over the weekend. [Link]
Hole #9: Remember Tianlang Guan?
2013 Masters competitor Tianlang Guan, not 17, is still out there, hoping to make it to make it on the pro tours despite still having amateur status. [Link]