Debutant Collin Morikawa held off a charge from Jordan Spieth to win the 149th British Open by two shots after a scintillating final round at Royal St. George’s.
At just 24, Morikawa claimed his second major thanks to a bogey-free round of 66 to finish at 15 under par.
He now becomes the only other male golfer besides Tiger Woods to have won the Open and PGA Championship (2020) by the age of 25.
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“This is by far one of the best moments of my life,” said the world number four, who handled the pressure with ease in front of crowds of 32,000 fans on the Open Championship’s return after a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
“To see some of the best crowds I’ve ever seen, I look…