Paul Lawrie
Paul Lawrie is the first Monday qualifier to win the Open.
The comeback of comebacks
Paul Lawrie began the final round of the British Open 10 strokes off the lead. He leaves Carnoustie as Open champion after winning a four-hole playoff with Jean Van de Velde and Justin Leonard, capping the largest Sunday comeback in any major. Lawrie shot a tournament-best 67 Sunday, then birdied the final two holes in the playoff. It was a bitter defeat for Van de Velde, who made triple-bogey on the 72nd hole to lose the tournament. FULL STORY   Also See
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  • Harig: From champ to French toast
    Jean Van de Velde felt like he needed to finish the British Open as a hero. Instead, he finished as a loser, writes's Bob Harig.

    Sunday notebook: No charge by Woods
    Tiger Woods made just one birdie over the final two rounds, preventing a Sunday charge.

    Hole of the day: No. 18
    Jean Van de Velde and Justin Leonard lost the tournament on No. 18 on Sunday.

    Open champ is toast of Britain
    Americans will see more of Paul Lawrie this year. His victory has earned him a spot on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.

    C'est la vie
    Una sucesión de increibles errores en el hoyo final a cargo de Jean Van de Velde le dieron el triunfo al desconocido escocés Paul Lawrie.

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    1 Paul Lawrie 290 6-over
    2 Justin Leonard 290 6-over
    2 Jean Van de Velde 290 6-over
    4 Angel Cabrera 291 7-over
    4 Craig Parry 291 7-over
    6 Greg Norman 293 9-over
    7 David Frost 294 10-over
    7 Davis Love III 294 10-over
    7 Tiger Woods 294 10-over
    10 Scott Dunlap 295 11-over
    10 Jim Furyk 295 11-over
    10 Retief Goosen 295 11-over
    10 Jesper Parnevik 295 11-over
    10 Hal Sutton 295 11-over
    PLAYOFF: Won by Lawrie, 15-18-18
    SITE: Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Scotland
    PAR: 36-35-71
    YARDS: 7,316