Zach Johnson

Zach Johnson `humbled` to be Open champion at St Andrews

Zach Johnson

London, July 21 - American golfer Zach Johnson has said that he was humbled to be Open champion after winning a three-man play-off on a thrilling final day at St Andrews.

The 39-year-old, who claimed his second major triumph of his career, said that he was honoured to be Open champion, adding that he was humbled to see his name etched on the historic Claret Jug along with some of golf's most famous names, the BBC reported.

Johnson triumphed at the Old Course by finishing a shot ahead of South African Louis Oosthuizen and three above Australian Marc Leishman over four extra holes.

Zach Johnson wins Open Championship, dashes Spieth's hopes of career Grand Slam

Zach Johnson

London, July 21 - American golfer Zach Johnson clinched the Open Championship, his second major title, after winning a three-man play-off on a thrilling final day at St Andrews .

Johnson, the 2007 Masters champion, triumphed at the Old Course by finishing a shot ahead of South African Louis Oosthuizen and three above Australian Marc Leishman over four extra holes, the BBC reported.

An additional four-hole play-off was required to decide the winner after all three finished at 15- under 273 on Monday.

Johnson leaps into world's top 10 after beating Woods in World Challenge

Zach JohnsonOttawa, Dec 10 - Zach Johnson has jumped into the top 10 of this week's world golf rankings by defeating tournament host Tiger Woods in a playoff at the World Challenge on Sunday, according to reports.

Johnson beats Woods in play-off to win World Challenge

Zach JohnsonLondon, Dec 9 - Zach Johnson beat world number one Tiger Woods in a play-off to win the World Challenge in California , according to reports.



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