Jordan Spieth captures the British Open title

Jordan Spieth won his first British Open title, third major, through an incredible approach on the final five holes that resulted into 5-under-par.

Spieth started the final round in a horrific 3-over-par with three bogeys in the first, third and fourth holes that paved the way for his nearest competitor to get back into the leaderboard. When it came to the 13th hole, Spieth ended up a bogey and eventually lost the lead after starting the the round with three strokes advantage.

After being down a stroke to Matt Kuchar, Spieth rallied back in the final holes by hitting birdies on the 14th, 16th and 17th holes and delivering a surprising 15th hole eagle. Spieth had a two-stroke advantage going into the 18th hole, and by then the crowd knew that he would win.

Kuchar finished the final five holes with 1-under-par score but he couldn’t match that of Spieth’s. Kuchar ended in the second place with a 69 fourth round performance.

China’s Li Haotong had a breakthrough performance by reaching at 7-under-par for the round. The 21-year-old had a bogey free round with seven birdies. He was always mentioned when Spieth and Kuchar reached into 8-under-par because he finished the tournament at 6-under-par.

Roroy McIlroy ended the tournament at 5-under-par with a 67 Round 4 performance. Though it was not enough to be near to Spieth, McIlroy tried his best to climb on the top 5. Rafael Cabrera Bello finished with 5-under-par in the tournament.

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