FINAL DAY OF THE 144TH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP IN ST ANDREWS
By Jamie Kennedy in St Andrews
Well, which is us almost finished now due to the fact curtian precipitates regarding 144th Open Championship. Thank you for joining us in the blog the past five days. Next up we head for Switzerland on the European journey and Sunngindale for the Senior Open but until then, congratulations on Champion Golfer of the Year - Zach Johnson.
Zach Johnson champion regarding the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews
Louis Oosthuizen: "I'll take loads using this few days. I was actually motivated to win this tournament recently. I like this destination. I have said it a thousand times. I cannot wait for it another here once again."
Louis Oosthuizen - therefore close
Nice to see Jordan Spieth behind the 18th to congratulate the champ.
Most recent World Ranking, and Zach Johnson is to World quantity 12 with his success on 144th Open at St. Andrews. He's the ninth US to win The Open at St Andrews.
Zach Johnson had a gap of eight years and 103 times between significant victories, a lengthy hold off from winning their Green Jacket to winning the Claret Jug, but certain he'd concur it had been definitely worth the hold off.
Here are some more notable milestones:
Zach Johnson becomes just the 13th player to win the Masters Tournament and Open Championship together with victory at St Andrews.
Agonisingly close for Louis Oosthuizen inside the bid to win The Open once more at St Andrews however becoming for the South African, with putts simply falling by on 17th and eighteenth holes into the play-off.
Zach Johnson walks on the Swilcan Bridge on his way to triumph
How can is sound become Open Champion? "seems beautiful, sounds exceedingly unique. Personally I think endowed the become winner, honoured become section of this record. To own my name of this trophy using the names that have come before me, is humbling and unique" - Zach Johnson
Johnson appears stunned as as Oosthuizen's birdie putt mouth away. That is an extra Major the United states, eight many years after he won the Masters. And now the rips of pleasure have actually arrived - whon't have just a little sob at having a Green Jacket and Claret Jug in their collection? Stick around for the reaction from an amazing final day.