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Zach Johnson wins British Open title after three-way playoff

Zach Johnson claimed the British Open title Monday after winning a three-way playoff against Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman. Johnson missed a birdie putt from 15 feet out on No. 18, but took the win after Oosthuizen missed his birdie try from about eight feet. “I'm grateful. I'm humbled. I'm honored,” said an emotional Johnson immediately after his victory. “This is the birthplace of the game, and that [Claret Jug] means so much in sports. I felt great. I'm just in awe right now.” Johnson's first major win came at the Masters in 2007. Oosthuizen finished one stroke behind Johnson in the four-hole...

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