British Open 2013 at Muirfield Round 4

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Phil Mickelson fired a five-under 66 Sunday to win his first Open Championship.
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Mickelson birdied 17 and 18 to win by three strokes.
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"I never knew if I'd be able to develop the game and the shots to play links golf effectively," Mickelson said. "To play what is arguably the best round of my career, to putt the way I putted, to shoot the round of my life, it just feels amazing to win the claret jug."
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"I putted soooo good," Mickelson said.
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"It feels amazing to have this championship," Mickelson said. "And then to make it even more special, to have Amy, Amanda, Sophia, Evan here; to share this with Bones; to have Steve Loy who's been with me back from my college days all the way through; to have Butch Harmon here to share this moment, it really is special."
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Mickelson credited his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay: "Bones was exceptional," Mickelson said. "This is a really special time and as fulfilling a career accomplishment as I could ever imagine."
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"I think that if I'm able to win the U.S. Open and complete the career grand slam, I think that that's the sign of the complete great player," Mickelson said.
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Tiger Woods bogeyed the first hole and never got anything going. He tied for sixth. ''I really hit so many good shots and really had control of my ball this week," he said. "As I said, it was just trying to get the speed, and I just didn't get it.
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Woods hasn't won a major since the 2008 U.S. Open, and he hasn't broken 70 in the final round of the last seven majors.
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"I've won 14 and in that spell where I haven't won since Torrey (Pines), I've been in there. It's not like I've lost my card and not playing out here," he said.
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Lee Westwood started the day with a two-shot lead, but he was unable to win his first major after a 75.
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"I'm not too disappointed," Westwood said. "I don't really get disappointed with golf anymore."
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Adam Scott briefly held the lead on Sunday, but he made four bogeys in a row on the back nine to finish tied for third.
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"I think the disappointing thing is this one I felt I wasted a little bit," Scott said. "I would have liked to be in at the end and no one was, actually. It's a shame."
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Hunter Mahan played in the final group for the second straight major, but he came up short once again.
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Mahan shot a 75 to tie for ninth.
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Henrik Stenson made a run at the lead, but he wound up in second place.
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Angel Cabrera tied for 11th after a 74.
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Ryan Moore had an awful day, shooting a 79 to tie for 32nd.
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Zach Johnson tied for sixth after a one-over 72.