Top 10 major winners since 1960: Starts, wins, second-place finishes…

Just where does Phil Mickelson sit among the greats to have ever played the game.

Player Starts Wins % 2nd % Top-3 % Top-5 % Top-10 % Jack Nicklaus 163 18 11 19 12 46 28 56 43 73 45 Tiger Woods 68 14 21 6 9 24 35 31 46 37 54 Gary Player 150 9 6 6 4 18 12 23 15 44 29 Tom Watson 137 8 6 8 6 18 13 25 18 46 34 Arnold Palmer 142 7 5 10 7 19 13 26 18 38 27 Lee Trevino 89 6 7 2 2 9 10 14 16 22 25 Nick Faldo 98 6 6 3 3 12 12 18 18 26 27 Peter Thomson 43 5 12 3 7 9 21 12 28 22 51 Seve Ballesteros 87 5 6 3 3 10 11 15 17 20 23 Phil Mickelson 84 5 6 8 10 20 24 24 29 35 42

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After Phil Mickelson’s stunning victory at Muirfield on Sunday there has been a lot of chatter about just how good Mickelson is and where he will ultimately sit on the list of major winners.

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2013 British Open: Adam Scott’s post round interview transcript

“I let a great chance slip, I felt, during the middle of the round and that’s disappointing.”

Adam Scott looked in complete control of his game as he took the outright lead halfway through the final round of the 2013 Open Championship. But his game and particularly his putter failed him and he was forced to look on as Phil Mickelson secured his first Open Championship with exquisite links golf.

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2013 Open Championship: Mickelson magic secures his first Claret Jug

Phil Mickelson cements himself as one of the golf’s greats by winning the 2013 British Open.

Phil Mickelson produced some final round magic to win his first Open Championship at Muirfield. The victory made it five major championship victories for Mickelson placing the Claret Jug next to his three US Masters wins (’04, ’06, ’10) and his US PGA Championship in 2009.

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2013 British Open: McIlroy putts his ball into a bunker

Rory McIlroy is having a tough time of it at the moment.

McIlroy described himself as ‘brain dead’ following his opening round 79 at The Open yesterday and here is a good example of just how bad he is going.

Remember that the greens an fairways are already lightning fast at Muirfield but putting your golf ball into a bunker is tough on the average golfer let alone one of the world’s best professional golfers.

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Adam Scott wants to inspire Australian cricket team: video

Adam Scott chats to the media ahead of the 2013 Open Championship.

Adam Scott achieved some sort of redemption at Augusta following his disastrous final four holes at the 2012 Open Championship, but it’s clear from this video he has unfinished business at Muirfield.

Scott mentions he chatted to Tom Watson about his Open Championship meltdown during a practice round at last year’s Australian Open.

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