It wasn't the two contenders most likely to win the Open Championship and hoist the Claret Jug today but it was another great who took the title. Phil Mickelson entered the final round five strokes behind leader Lee Westwood who had Tiger Woods chomping at his heels. However these guys know very well that a lead can vanish just like that. And it did as Mickelson birdied the 18th raising his arms in triumph, even with golfers still on the course. Mickelson knew the championship was his. He shot an incredible 5-under final round to be your 2013 Open Champion finishing at 3-under par, three ahead of the nearest contender.

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