American Phil Mickelson and Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland were tied while another American player, Dustin Johnson, was placed third, the 2011 British Open results showed early on Sunday. The tournament at Royal St. Georges in Sandwich. England troubled golfers with hard winds which is not surprising in a British golf competition. Clarke revealed before the start of the tournament that he really hoped to get to the lead position.
Johnson managed to score par on his first two holes and saw his 2011 British Open results improve compared to previous years. He was followed by Thomas Bjorn and Rickie Fowler.
Clarke was eager to grab the title at Royal St. Georges, admitting that nothing could be more difficult than that particular week. He added that his 2011 British Open results are not too bad despite all the difficulties he experienced in the past several years.
Danish veteran Thomas Bjorn surprisingly entered near the top of the 2011 British Open results, replacing in the field Vijay Singh who withdrew on Monday. Spectators at the Royal St. Georges hoped to watch a very intriguing final round with three or four golfers aiming to grab the 140th British Open championship. The British Open leaderboard is now complete we see that Darren Clarke is indeed the 2011 British Open Champion finishing with -5 under par while Phil Mickelson ended up tied for 2nd place with fellow American Dustin Johnson as the British Open results are now final.