Mickelson wins British Open

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Phil Mickelson of the United States holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Sunday July 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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Mickelson poses with his family after winning.
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Mickelson gestures after winning the British Open
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Amy, the wife of Phil Mickelson of the United States, center, watches the trophy presentation
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Mickelson is hugged by his wife Amy after winning the British Open
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Mickelson arrives for the presentation of the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open
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Mickelson runs with the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Sunday July 21, 2013.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham
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Mickelson celebrates after his final putt on the 18th green
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Phil Mickelson of the United States celebrates after his final putt on the 18th green with his caddie Jim Mackay
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Phil Mickelson of the United States celebrates
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Phil Mickelson with his caddie Jim Mackay
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Mickelson walks up to the 16th green during the final round
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Mickelson prepares to play a shot on the 11th hole
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Mickelson walks to the 11th green during the final round
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Thursday's Round -- 69
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Friday's Round -- 74
Phil Mickelson of the United States plays out of the bunker on the second hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Friday July 19, 2013
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Saturday's Round -- 72
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Sunday's round -- 66

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Phil Mickelson won the British Open for the first time and his fifth major championship with a stunning 5-under 66 on Sunday, matching the best round of the tournament on a day when the other contenders — including Tiger Woods — faded away.

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