The Open 2015: Zach Johnson triumphs

Published 1924 GMT (0324 HKT) July 20, 2015
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U.S. golfer Zach Johnson celebrates on the way to victory at the 2015 Open Championship at St Andrews in Scotland. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Image
Johnson emerged victorious from a three-way playoff with Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa and Australian Marc Leishman after the three men finished level at 15-under par for the tournament. Streeter Lecka/Getty Image
Here Johnson putts on the 14th green during the final round on The Old Course. The Open carries a $10,000,000 purse. Matthew Lewis/Getty Image
American Jordan Spieth missed out on the playoff by just one stroke, finishing 14-under-par and missing out on the chance to win his third successive major. Torrential rain disrupted play at the start of the tournament, requiring an extra fifth day of play. Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
Phil Mickelson finished tied for 20th on seven-under par. The weather-affected championship finished on Monday for only the second time in 155 years. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Irish amateur Paul Dunne -- top of the leaderboard entering the final day before finishing tied for 20th -- plays a shot on the fifth hole during the final round. Streeter Lecka/Getty Image
Spieth -- who won the U.S. Open and The Masters earlier this year -- confers with caddie Michael Greller on the seventh green. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
Adam Scott of Australia finished tied for 10th place. Here he plays an approach on the 14th hole. Streeter Lecka/Getty Image
Jason Day of Australia -- who fell short to finish 14-under-par for the tournament-- looks on from the fourth fairway. Stuart Franklin/Getty Image
Padraig Harrington of Ireland at the fifth hole during the final round. Streeter Lecka/Getty Image