Phil Mickelson brought the Claret Jug with him to this weeks WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and intends to do so again for the PGA Championship: 'It's not like I'm going to leave it.'
Muirfield has the greatest collection of winners of any major championship -- only two of its 16 champions aren't in the Hall of Fame. Every great course is due to have a dud for a major champion. There was no way that was going to happen at Muirfield.
After his Open Championship, 10th place on the list of all-time golfing greats seems reasonable for Phil Mickelson. And, his driving and putting and confidence being as good as they are, he seems to have plenty of time to keep climbing.
Nick Faldo's former caddie returned to Muirfield to loop for Ashun Wu of China, mostly as a way of celebrating a great memory – the 26th anniversary of his win on Nick Faldo's bag at the 1987 Open.
Twenty pros have made the cut in each of the year's majors after playing four rounds at Muirfield in the 2013 Open Championship – with several stars on the list.
Before we completely put Muirfield in the record books and turn our attention to Royal Liverpool, some scoring recaps:
In a timely anniversary of sorts, the PGA Championship at Oak Hill marks the 10th anniversary of the last time Phil Mickelson left a major as the best to never win one.
Was Phil Mickelson's back-nine Sunday performance the best ever in a major championship? A lot of guys on the range Tuesday at the Senior Open at Royal Birkdale think so.
The R&A fell short of its attendance goals at the Open Championship at Muirfield, with 142,036 fans taking in the action over the week. Its initial goal was 160,000, with hopes of 170,000.
In a case of Jekyl or Hyde for the worldwide leader in sports, the first 33 hours or so of ESPN’s coverage were often exasperating, the final four hours were exhilarating says our Martin Kaufmann.
The latest Bulldog's Blog chronicles one of the best major championship Sundays Alex Miceli has experienced, as Phil Mickelson won a major championship that everyone said he couldn’t.
Phil Mickelson birdied four of his final six holes -- and made a critical par save at the par-3 16th -- to clear Henrik Stenson by three shots and win his first Open Championship on Sunday at Muirfield.
Tiger Woods has four victories in 2013, yet his season is being scrutinized for its three losses in majors -- and his weekend numbers haven't been pretty the last two years.
If there’s a better way to spend a Sunday morning than watching the Open Championship, I have no idea what it is. The more so when the end is as emotionally fulfilling as Phil Mickelson’s triumph at Muirfield.
The competitors at the Open Championship were quick in many instances to congratulate 2013 champion Phil Mickelson via social media Sunday.
Phil Mickelson took the Claret Jug at Muirfield without using a driver, but he did have five wedges and a hot putter.
It has been a grind for the field this week, with Muirfield testing every ounce of patience that the world's elite can muster. On Sunday, Lee Westwood will be presented with the challenge of holding off the likes of Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Phil Mickelson. Follow now!
Starting the day at even par and three back of third-round leader Lee Westwood, Adam Scott started slowly before a birdie at No. 11 propelled him into the lead; Phil Mickelson also gave chase.
Ian Poulter, who started the day 5 over, has made an eagle and five birdies around the turn to rise to T-3 at even par for the tournament.
The British Open is a thinking man's game -- and from afar, it inspires a stream of thoughts in our Bradley S. Klein.
Our Alex Miceli was front-and-center for the celebration as Phil Mickelson was able to hoist his first Claret Jug.
Check out images from Sunday's final round at the Open Championship at Muirfield.
Take a look at photos from the third round of the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
There's a lot of plaid on the golf course on Saturday at the 2013 Open Championship, along with bright colors. Which apparel do you like? The worse?
Take a look at photos from the second round of the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield in Scotland.
A look at Tiger Woods at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
A look at photos from the first round at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
Take a look at some outfits from the first round of the Open Championship at Muirfield. From U.S. Open champion Justin Rose to Jonas Blixt, these players are showing off their own individual style through their apparel.
A look at photos from Muirfield on the eve of the 142nd Open Championship.
It was a busy day at Muirfield on Tuesday. Take a look at some of the action in photos from the 142nd Open Championship.
Our Alex Miceli takes in 18 holes at the Renaissance Club.
Lindsey Vonn joined Tiger Woods during a practice round at Muirfield on Monday.
Our Alex Miceli is on site at Muirfield and snapped a few photos around the course on Sunday.
A look at Muirfield, site of the 2013 Open Championship, from the air.
Henrik Stenson, who is in the clubhouse at 2 under, talks with the media after his second round of the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
Charl Schwartzel lost his temper after hitting his approach at the par-4 15th hole, and his 6-iron suffered the consequences.
Watch Thomas Bjorn hit a shot and break a camera lens at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
In Part II of his sit-down with Jeff Rude, Nick Faldo talks about why it might have been a bad idea for Rory McIlroy to switch equipment companies this early in his career.
Three-time Open Championship winner Nick Faldo talks about how young golfers today have much more at their fingertips, and they need to take advantage of it.
Justin Rose talks about the Open Championship at Muirfield.
Phil Mickelson hits a backward shot.
Check out Phil Mickelson's backwards shot during a practice round at Muirfield.