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Collin Morikawa drinks in his Open success by downing a pint from the Claret jug

Collin Morikawa drinks in his Open success by downing a pint from the Claret jug as American celebrates his historic main triumph

New Open champion Collin Morikawa has delivered on his promise to drink a pint from the Claret jug. 

The American was desperate to drink in the historical past of his achievement and requested his caddie to decide on the celebratory tipple. 

And workers at the Lodge at Princes Golf Club, subsequent to Royal St George’s, have been blissful to hitch in the celebrations.

Open champ Collin Morikawa has delivered on his promise to drink a pint from the Claret jug

Staff at the Lodge at Princes Golf Club were happy to join in the celebrations

Staff at the Lodge at Princes Golf Club have been blissful to hitch in the celebrations

The 24-year-old admitted it had been exhausting to not get pleasure from a drink with the caddies in the lodge bar throughout the match.

But Morikawa was in a position to get pleasure from a pint earlier than heading again to the States.

Morikawa held off a thrilling problem from Jordan Spieth to create historical past with victory in the 149th Open on his championship debut at a sun-drenched Royal St George’s on Sunday.

The 24-year-old, who won the 2020 USPGA Championship, answered any doubts over himself

Collin Morikawa received The Open at the first try as he completed 15 below par on Sunday

Morikawa, who received the 2020 US PGA Championship on simply his second main begin, held his nerve fantastically on the closing stretch to change into the first participant to win two totally different majors at their first try.

A closing 66 gave the 24-year-old a profitable complete of 15 below par and two-shot victory, with Spieth additionally returning a 66 and world primary Jon Rahm doing likewise to share third on 11 below with 54-hole chief Louis Oosthuizen.

Morikawa made history by winning US PGA Championship and the Open at the first attempt

Morikawa made historical past by profitable US PGA Championship and the Open at the first try

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