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Phil Mickelson of the United States holds the Claret Jug as he answers questions after winning the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Why Don’t I Root Harder For Mickelson?

After completing his sparkling final round at what would be his first victory at the Open Championship, Phil Mickelson admitted that he had a difficult time explaining how he felt about one of the best performances of his brilliant career.

670 The Score–07/21/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mickelson Wins Open For 1st Time With Brilliant Finish

Phil Mickelson has won the British Open with a spectacular finish. Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug.

07/21/2013

Lee Westwood of England acknowledges the crowd on the 7th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Westwood Leads Woods Going To Final Round Of Open

Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career.

07/20/2013

Charl Schwartzel. (Credit: Getty Images)

Video: Charl Schwartzel Breaks Club During British Open

Much like Rory McIlroy, Charl Schwartzel struggled with the 15th hole at Muirfield in the opening round of the British Open.

670 The Score–07/18/2013

Zach Johnson at Muirfield during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Zach Johnson Shakes Off Defeat, Leads British Open

Zach Johnson holds the British Open lead after Thursday’s opening round.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2013

Tiger Woods during the first round of the British Open. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: British Open Stands Out Among All Major Championships

There’s something special about the British Open.

670 The Score–07/18/2013

Ernie Els of South Africa reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club on July 22, 2012 in Lytham St Annes, England.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Ernie Els Wins Stunning Open When Scott Collapses

Ernie Els has won his fourth major championship in an astonishing finish, rallying to beat Adam Scott in the British Open when the Aussie bogeyed the last four holes.

07/22/2012

Brandt Snedeker of the United States watches his tee shot on the fifth tee during the third round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham St. Annes Golf Club on July 21, 2012. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Snedeker Hopes For Happier Ending At British Open

The last time Brandt Snedeker had this kind of a round when it really mattered, he sobbed into a towel after blowing his chance at a green jacket at the Masters.

07/21/2012

Tiger Woods holes out from the bunker on the 18th hole at the British Open. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Tiger Lurking At British Open After Shooting Another 67

Amid plenty of wayward swings, Brandt Snedeker and Adam Scott were steady as can be at the British Open. And look who’s lurking right behind them: a fist-pumping Tiger Woods.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Tiger Woods. (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/GettyImages)

Scott Leads British Open, Woods Lurking 3 Shots Behind

Tiger Woods hit every tee shot exactly where he was looking, needed only eight putts through seven holes and reached 4-under par to quickly get his name atop the leaderboard Thursday in the British Open.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Darren Clarke wins 2011 British Open

On His 20th Try, Darren Clarke Wins British Open

Ten years after he last contended in a major, no longer in the top 100 in the world, Darren Clarke delivered his defining moment Sunday in the British Open when he held off brief challenges from Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson to win golf’s oldest championship.

07/17/2011

140th Open Championship - Day Three

What Rickie Fowler Will We See In The Final Round

Rickie Fowler is 3 shots back from the leader at The Open Championship, but what type of player will we see in the final round?

07/17/2011

140th Open Championship - Day Two

Darren Clarke Back In Contention At The British Open

Darren Clarke was among the top golfers in the world just a couple of years ago. After a personal tragedy he has bounced back and now in contention to win the The Open Championship.

07/16/2011

Darren Clarke. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Clarke Leads British After Two Rounds; Donald Misses Cut

Darren Clarke shot his second straight 2-under 68 on Friday, taking a lead role heading to the weekend at the British Open.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Tom Lewis

20-Year-Old Amateur Shoots 65, Tied For Lead Of British Open

Tom Lewis shares a name with one of the British Open’s greatest champions. The kid sure lived up to it Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Tiger Woods

Tiger To Miss British Open

Still recovering from injuries to his left leg, Tiger Woods announced Tuesday he will not play in next week’s British Open.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

PGA Championship - Final Round

Down the Fairway and onto the Green: Inside Golf’s 4 Major Tournaments

The professional golf season is year-round, with tournaments each month around the world. But every year, four majors stand out, providing the highest quality of golf and the most dramatic final rounds.

05/29/2011

Tiger Woods

Woods Warned To Keep Language Clean At British Open

Tiger Woods will have to keep his language clean at the British Open.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011