Shubhankar Sharma sunk a 45-foot birdie on the final hole to savour a career-best round of 68 at the British Open on the final day which took his total to three-over 287.
Shubhankar Sharma, playing with World No. 1 Brooks Koepka (68), had 17 pars and his sole birdie was courtesy a brilliant 30-foot monster putt and when play ended he was Tied-20th and four shots behind sole leader J B Holmes, who birdied the 18th to move to five-under.
The Open 2019: Shubhankar Sharma, playing his second British Open, to tee of alongside World No 1 Brooks Koepka
Shubhankar Sharma, playing in his second Open and only fifth Major, will tee off in the company of Brooks Koepka, who has won four Majors in his last nine Major starts, and Louis Oosthuzien, who won the 2010 Open at St Andrews.
Organisers of The Open estimate that 237,750 spectators will take in the action before Sunday's fourth and final round, making the return to Portrush the second-highest attended tournament in the championship's history.
Eyes of the world will be on the small seaside town of Portrush, as the likes of Tiger Woods and local hero Rory McIlroy battle at The Open.
With cold, wet weather predicted for all four days at the British Open in Royal Portrush, Tiger Woods' troublesome back could come under extra strain.
British Open: World No 1 Brooks Koepka benefitting from caddie's local knowledge, not passing tips to Tiger Woods
Brooks Koepka arrives in Northern Ireland, for The Open, having won on two of his last four major appearances, while finishing runner-up in the other two.
Open Championships 2018: Francesco Molinari in 'disbelief' after becoming first Italian to win a Major
Molinari outshone reigning champion Jordan Spieth, a revived Tiger Woods and the rest of the field as he shot a flawless round of 69 to finish on eight under par around the Scottish links and win the title by two shots.
Open Championship 2018: Shubhankar Sharma shows his class by winning a battle against all odds to make the cut
India's Shubhankar Sharma showed fortitude in oodles in making his first cut in a major championship on Friday at the Open Championship.
India’s rising star Shubhankar Sharma will not be short of motivation when he tees up for the Scottish Open, one of the premier Rolex Series events on the European Tour, this week at the Gullane Golf Club.
"So it's great to see it and great Augusta afforded Shubhankar Sharma an invitation," Mcllroy said at Palm Harbor, Florida.
Meet Shubhankar Sharma, whose Joburg Open title makes him youngest Indian golfer to win on European Tour
India has another winner on the European Tour after 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma won the Joburg Open by three shots.
Kapur had recently stunned the golf world by topping the leaderboard after nine holes on first day at The Open Championship.
His swing coach Butch Harmon said his performance on Sunday in the wind and with difficult pin positions was the best he had ever seen.
Mickelson's win has a message for all of us. Absorb the heartbreak. Feel the pain. Then get back to work and get over it.
Mickelson's win eclipsed his previous best British Open finish of tied second in 2011.
Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug.
Seeing his name up on the leaderboard, albeit for a brief moment in the opening round, will forever be etched as one of the best experiences in his career.
The 31-year-old, who had a dream start with six birdies in seven holes on Thursday, crashed to two triple bogeys and six other bogeys for a three-day total of 15-over 228.