Henrik Stenson Beats Phil Mickelson in British Open Duel

Stenson, who had a one-stroke lead entering the day, held off Mickelson in a memorable one-on-one battle to become the first Swedish man to win a golf major.

After Trading Shots, Henrik Stenson Comes Out Ahead of Phil Mickelson at the British Open

Stenson’s three-under-par 68 gave him a one-shot lead over Mickelson, and the two will be paired again in Sunday’s final round.