Zach Johnson is the new Open Champion!

23rd July 2015

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Following long weather delays caused by high winds and heavy rain, play extended into a Monday for only the second time in the tournament’s 144 year history! Zach Johnson emerged as champion after a three way play off with South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen and Australia’s Marc Leishman. A fitting end to a memorable five days.

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He told BBC Sport: "I'm honoured to be your Open champion and your champion golfer of the year.  I'm humbled because of the names that are etched on this piece of metal. To have my name on the trophy is surreal."

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