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Sunday at the British Open, as told by GIFs

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

Starting the day six shots behind the leaders, Ian Poulter went on a tear in the final round, playing four holes in five-under to get him to two shots of the lead. But hot as his flatstick was (which he solicited from Twitter the week before the British Open), not everything went his way. Getting his ball out of the 10th hole, for example, proved especially difficult.

The prospect of Tiger Woods winning another major is exciting. We get it. But ESPN probably went a little overboard. I mean, they were so amped-up over their footage of Tiger catching a ball that they put it in slow motion and showed it multiple times. Maybe it symbolizes something . . . just not really sure what.

blog-Tiger-catch-480.gifMeanwhile, perhaps because of all the excitement over at ESPN, Lee Westwood wasn't preparing for what was coming-up behind him.

Hunter Mahan, who played in the final group with Westwood, was kind enough to remind everyone how firm and fast Muirfield was playing on Sunday. Here's his second shot into the par-5 9th, which rolled for so long that it had to be spliced-up before being turned into a GIF.

Sean Foley? Butch Harmon! Yes, Foley boasts Tiger and both players in the final group as students, but it was Butch's man who grabbed the prize. And as you can see, he was pretty happy about it.