16 Jul 2013

Mickelson warms up for Open

7:50 am on 16 July 2013

The American golfer Phil Mickelson, seeking his first British Open title this week, has warmed up for the championship at Muirfield with victory in the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.

Mickelson won the title in a playoff with South Africa's Branden Grace after they'd completed 72 holes in 17 under par.

Sweden's Henrik Stenson and the Dane JB Hansen tied for third, two shots back.