July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Phil Mickelson won the British Open by three shots for his fifth major golf championship.
Mickelson shot 5-under par today to finish with a score of 3-under 281 at Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland. The 43-year-old American birdied four of the final six holes today on the way to his first British Open title.
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