Off the Tee: 2016 British Open – One for the Ages
The 2016 battle for the Claret Jug was an instant classic.
Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson trading clutch shot after clutch shot in the final round of the British Open at Royal Troon, Sunday.
In the edition of 'Off The Tee', I talk with Joel Harrington from 4 Deep Golf Blog about the Swede's triumph and a number of other things we learned in Scotland:
- Stenson's breakthrough British Open win. Was it the best major final round duel ever?
- Phil Mickelson shoots 17-under and loses by three. He finished with a 65 on Sunday. Phil now has 11 runner-up finishes in majors
- Rory McIlroy took out his frustrations on his 3-wood Saturday, but still finished tied for fifth
- Johnny Miller's comments on Rory (and Tiger Woods) 'getting carried away with showing their muscles'
- NBC's first Open telecast: What they did right and what they did wrong?
- A Look ahead to the PGA Championship at Baltusrol, in New Jersey, which starts July 28
- One player who will not be in the field in New Jersey, or any other tournament this year, is Tiger Woods. He has announced that he is done for the year
Here is my complete conversation with Joel: