Jordan Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open 2017

Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to claim his third major title. Take a look at some of the best moments from Sunday.

FP Sports July 24, 2017 13:45:49 IST
Jordan Spieth of the United States holds the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Birkdale. This is the 23-year-old's third major title. AP
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Jordan Spieth of the United States holds the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Birkdale. This is the 23-year-old's third major title. AP
Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar stand on the fifth tee during the final round. Spieth began the day with a three-stroke lead but saw that evaporate on the front nine, where he made four bogeys and a birdie to enter the turn sharing the lead with Kuchar on eight-under.
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Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar stand on the fifth tee during the final round. Spieth began the day with a three-stroke lead but saw that evaporate on the front nine, where he made four bogeys and a birdie to enter the turn sharing the lead with Kuchar on eight-under.
Jordan Spieth plays a shot on the 9th hole during the final round of the British Open. Spieth carded a one-under-par final round of 69 to finish on 12-under for the tournament. AP
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Jordan Spieth plays a shot on the 9th hole during the final round of the British Open. Spieth carded a one-under-par final round of 69 to finish on 12-under for the tournament. AP
Matt Kuchar plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the British Open. The 39-year-old, who has never won a major, had played solid and consistent golf throughout the week but fell short at the end. AP (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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Matt Kuchar plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the British Open. The 39-year-old, who has never won a major, had played solid and consistent golf throughout the week but fell short at the end. AP (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
China's Li Haotong celebrates on the 18th during the final round of the British Open. The 21-year-old golfer became the fourth player to shoot 63 in the final round of the British Open. AP
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China's Li Haotong celebrates on the 18th during the final round of the British Open. The 21-year-old golfer became the fourth player to shoot 63 in the final round of the British Open. AP
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy lines up a putt on the 14th green during the final round of the British Open. McIlroy produced his best round of the week with a 67 to leave him on five under for the tournament and tied in fourth place with Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello who shot 68. AP
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy lines up a putt on the 14th green during the final round of the British Open. McIlroy produced his best round of the week with a 67 to leave him on five under for the tournament and tied in fourth place with Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello who shot 68. AP
Jordan Spieth after landing in the rough off the 13th tee during the final round. He was forced to take a penalty stroke after deeming the ball unplayable and, after a lengthy series of deliberations, he scrambled to make a creditable bogey out of the par-four hole. Reuters
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Jordan Spieth after landing in the rough off the 13th tee during the final round. He was forced to take a penalty stroke after deeming the ball unplayable and, after a lengthy series of deliberations, he scrambled to make a creditable bogey out of the par-four hole. Reuters
Matt Kuchar holds the silver plate as runner-up in the British Open. AP
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Matt Kuchar holds the silver plate as runner-up in the British Open. AP
Jordan Spieth celebrates with his caddie after holing a putt on the 18th green to win The Open Championship. Reuters
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Jordan Spieth celebrates with his caddie after holing a putt on the 18th green to win The Open Championship. Reuters