British Open final round
Finishing with a 2-under 278 for the tournament and with a 2-under 14 in the four-hole playoff, Stewart Cink earned the British Open championship victory at Turnberry.
Stewart Cink admires the Claret Jug he earned for beating Tom Watson on July 19, 2009. Watson had won the Claret Jug five times in the past and came just one par putt away from claiming it for the sixth time.
Stewart Cink (right) shakes hands with Tom Watson after beating the five-time British Open champion.
American Stewart Cink earned his first major title, topping Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff at the Turnberry golf course.
Cinking the putt
Stewart Cink (left) capped his British Open championship run with a birdie on the fourth playoff hole, winning the playoff by six strokes over Tom Watson (right).
Chip no charge
Tom Watson bogeyed the final playoff hole to finish the extra session with one par, two bogeys and one double bogey.
Things are looking up
Saving par on the first playoff hole of the British Open, Stewart Cink took a one stroke lead over Tom Watson.
Tom Watson tries to plan out his shot before playing a ball from the rough near the sixth green during a playoff following the final round of the British Open Golf championship. It was the only hole he didn't bogey in the playoff.
After missing the short putt that would have given him his sixth British Open title, Tom Watson had a long trip to the fifth tee to start the four-hole playoff with Stewart Cink.