The Claret Jug is one of the most prestigious trophies in all of sport. And now, it belongs to American Zach Johnson.
Coming in to St. Andrews, the golfing world had their eyes on 21 year-old Jordan Spieth, who was looking for a historic third straight Major in 2015, but Johnson ripped up the script to lift the second Major of his career.
Johnson, originally from Iowa, is now one of just six players to have a Green Jacket to his name at Augusta National and an Open title at the timeless Old Course. He is also the first player to win his first two Majors at those illustrious courses.
"It's a feat just to be invited to those tournaments," Johnson said following his victory on Monday. "To win at Augusta and to win The Open Championship at St Andrews, it's hard to put it into words. I'm blessed. I'm humbled."
Zach Johnson beat Marc Leishman and Louis Oosthuizen in a three-way playoff to capture the 144th British Open and has put him on contention for a potential Laureus World Sports Awards Nomination.