Francesco Molinari wins The Open after holding off Tiger Woods, Justin Rose & Rory McIlroy

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Francesco Molinari wins Open Championship with birdie at 18
bbc.comFrancesco Molinari became the first Italian to win a major, holding off a pack of star names to claim The Open Championship at Carnoustie.Molinari, 35, produced a faultless final round to shoot a two-under 69 in windy conditions on the Scottish links.He finished two ahead of four players, including home favourites Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy, tied on six under.
Tiger Woods finished five under after leading midway through the round, with Jordan Spieth on four under.Molinari emerged from a six-way tie for the lead, when all the players were either on the back nine or in the clubhouse, to lift the Claret Jug.More to follow.special guide.
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