2011 British Open Results

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.

Darren Clarke Wins British Open

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.

British Open Leaderboard: Day 3 at The Open

Phil Mickleson has started his day in round 3 of the British Open 2011, in Kent, England. After the 3rd hole he is +1 with one bogey. Phil has been here before and has many major championships under his belt. He has not won the British Open, it is time to bring this trophy home to the U.S., with perseverance and focus, he may move up the British Open leaderboard.

British Open Leaerboard

A crowd favorite, young Rory McIlroy, the U.S. Open Champion from Northern Ireland has just finished his first 9 holes on day 3. Not what Rory wanted, he was looking to get more birdies in that first nine and only came up with one. The pressure of his record breaking win at the U.S. Open with an eight-shot victory may be playing havoc with his mind today when looking at the British Open leaderboard.

Day 3, with Lucas Glover from the U.S. and Darren Clarke from Northern Ireland starting their day with a -4 and tied for first after Day 2. You should see some great golf today, as the four golfers at -3, try to make their next birdie and catch and maybe surpass the two leaders. Often, whoever is the British Open leader at the end of Day 3, will either falter under pressure on Sunday, or increase their lead and win the British Open 2011.