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WINNER: Leishman and Zach Louis Johnson, Oosthuizen­who beatin a Marc playoff. All three finished at 15- under 273.

GRAND SLAM DASHED: Jordan Spieth missed a par putt on No. 17, couldn’t birdie the final hole and missed the playoff. It cost him a shot at his thirdstrai­ght major championsh­ip.

NOTEWORTHY: This was Johnson’s second major championsh­ip. He won the Masters in 2007. Leishman tied a British Open record by scoring 130 over the last 36 holes. It was last done by Anders Forsbrand at Turnberry in 1994.

QUOTEWORTH­Y: “I don’t know how many guys have done three majors in a year. I’m sure there’s only been a few.”— Jordan Spieth on his attempt to win a third major title this year, at the PGA Championsh­ip next month at Whistling Straits.

NEXT YEAR: The British Open returns to Scotland in 2016, scheduled for July 14- 17 at Royal Troon.

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