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Zach Johnson, not Jordan Spieth, wins British Open, but it's not a major letdown

Zach Johnson, not Jordan Spieth, wins British Open, but it's not a major letdown

The grinder beat the kid. Now, Zach Johnson, by winning the extended British Open on Monday, has as many major trophies as Jordan Spieth. As a matter of fact, Johnson has the two most coveted prizes in the sport, achieved at the two most coveted places. He won a Masters green jacket in 2007 at Augusta National and the Claret Jug on Monday at the St. Andrews Old Course. He will wake up soon and realize that's a career, a legendary one. It will come to him slowly because the 39-year-old from Iowa City is the tour's self-effacement leader. When asked afterward about winning even more majors, Johnson smiled and said, "I never even thought I'd win one." Right down...

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