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May 31, 2023

Henrik Stenson Wins 145th Open & 1st Major

From the Associated Press/Troon, Scotland. After an epic duel at the 145th British Open, Henrik Stenson has claimed his first major title. Stenson shot a final round 8-under 63 to beat Phil Mickelson by three strokes, becoming the first man from Sweden to win one of golf’s biggest events. Mickelson, seeking his sixth major title at age 46, did all he could to capture the claret jug. But Stenson gained the upper hand by rolling in a 50-foot birdie putt from off the green at No. 15 to take a two-shot lead – the first time all day the final…