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The Shots That Defined The British Open

These are the shots that shaped the outcome at Royal Lytham & St Annes

July 23, 2012
Adam Scott

Adam Scott's par putt, 18th hole, final round

After falling into a tie with Ernie Els, Scott's chances of a clinching birdie on the final hole were dismissed when he found a bunker off the 18th tee. After pitching out, though, Scott still gave himself a great chance at getting into a playoff with a third shot that settled about seven feet below the hole. But his par attempt slid just left, giving him a fourth-straight bogey to end the tournament and giving Els his second claret jug.
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