Written By;

Carl Sengstock

I hope everyone who complained that the Open this year was boring got to watch the final round!

Last year’s battle between Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson was fantastic because it was one great shot after another!

Today Jordan Spieth battled Matt Kuchar. Bottom line is simple Jordan won.

It took a while though because Jordan started the day with a 3 stroke lead. By the 4th hole Kuchar had tied the match.

Jordan won 5 and 6 to go back to a two shot lead. They tied the next to 2 and then Matt birdied number 9 and Jordan bogeyed it.

The match was all square going into #10.

They were all square thru 12 then Jordan tees off so far to the right on 13 that he had to take a penalty because there was no way he could hit it where he landed.

He would have had to have been a Billy Goat to hit off that lie.

They literally went over to the practice area near all the equipment trucks. Some how he got over the hill in 3 and chipped on and sunk the putt for a bogey…….it was incredible.

I mean any mortal would have had a 7 on that hole. Not Jordan Speith. Kuchar only gained one stroke as he made a magnificent par himself.

OK, that’s where the fun really began. Jordan Speith got hot and went birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie, & par to finish strong and beat Matt by 3 strokes.

This was a round you had to see to believe.

Somewhere around the tenth hole they were told to pick up their pace of play. The funny thing was #13 took just shy of 30 minutes to play.

The group ahead of them finished 2 full holes ahead of them. It was a sight to behold.

When he hoisted the Claret Jug, Jordan Spieth became the youngest player to win 3 Majors.

He is also the youngest player to have 3 Majors and 11 wins. He will be 24 soon but it is just amazing to see what he has accomplished so far.

It was so cool to see Zach Johnson, Ricky Fowler, & Justin Thomas to hang around to congratulate him.

Even Jack Nicklaus tweeted how great this match was.

I mentioned yesterday that I am so proud of Branden Grace shooting the 62 and setting a new Major record.

I also want to let everybody know that those were the finest greens I have ever seen in a British Open.

What a great tournament with a GREAT champion!

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