Brian Harman’s first major victory of career in the Open Championship

Kelly Taylor

On Sunday, Brian Harman triumphed in the 151st Open Championship, securing the first major of his career.

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Brian’s triumph

Harman recorded a 1-under 70 at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, in the damp and stormy weather, moving him to 13-under for the week. He now had a six-shot victory.

1-under 70

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Jason Day, Tom Kim, and Jon Rahm also completed the week at 7 under overall, and Sepp Straka placed second.

Ranks of others

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Kim also had to play through a twisted ankle for most of the game after he fell down at his rental property on a patch of damp grass.

Kim played with a twisted leg

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Rory McIlroy, who gained his previous major title in 2014 at Royal Liverpool, along with Emiliano Grillo, placed sixth at 6-under.

Rory Mcllroy’s rank

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Rahm, the defending Masters champion, and Kim, a 21-year-old, will look back on their poor starts after both players started the week with rounds of three over par.

Rahm and Kim poorly started

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With his victory in England, Harman earned his third PGA Tour victory overall and his first major tournament victory.

Harman gained third PGA

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He had five top-10 results before this event, including three second-place finishes, but his most recent victory came at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship.

Harman had top-10 results

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As part of the British Open's record $16.5 million prize pool, Harman's victory also won him $3 million.

Harmon’s earned from victory

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