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Phil Mickelson comes from behind to win British Open
US golfer Phil Mickelson came from five strokes back to win the British Open for the first time. Mickelson birdied four of the last six holes and matched the best round of the tournament.Read more from SB Nation.
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Phil Mickelson comes from behind to win British Open

US golfer Phil Mickelson came from five strokes back to win the British Open for the first time. Mickelson birdied four of the last six holes and matched the best round of the tournament.

Read more from SB Nation.

Photo: Getty Images via NBC Sports

Justin Rose breaks 43-year England drought, wins US Open

AP: Justin Rose became the first Englishman to win the US Open in 43 years on Sunday by shooting a closing 70 at Merion Golf Club for a 1-over 281 total and his first major championship.

Photo: Justin Rose, of England, reacts after a putt on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (AP).

Adam Scott becomes 1st Australian to win Masters

AP:

Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a soggy Sunday at Augusta National.

Photo: Adam Scott edged Angel Cabrera on the second playoff hole at Augusta National to win his first Masters. Scott becomes the first Australian to win a green jacket. (Getty Images)

Augusta National Golf Club adds 1st 2 female members
AP: Augusta National Golf Club has female members for the 1st time in 80 years. The home of the Masters has invited former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the 1st women at the club when it opens for a new season in October. Both women have accepted the invite.
The club’s chairman described the announcement as a “joyous occasion.”
Photo: Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (Burhan Ozbilici / AP)

Augusta National Golf Club adds 1st 2 female members

AP: Augusta National Golf Club has female members for the 1st time in 80 years. The home of the Masters has invited former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the 1st women at the club when it opens for a new season in October. Both women have accepted the invite.

The club’s chairman described the announcement as a “joyous occasion.”

Photo: Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (Burhan Ozbilici / AP)