Darren Clarke wins the 140th Open Championship

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Darren Clarke has won the 140th Open Championship by three shots at Royal St George's.

The 42-year-old carded a final round of 70 for a -5 total to complete what turned out to be a comfortable victory and continue a fantastic run for Northern Ireland, which has seen the country claim three of the last six Major tournaments.

His final round started in fine style with a birdie at the 2nd and, despite dropping a shot on the 4th, his second eagle of the week at the 7th set him on his way to victory.

A run of nine pars followed which meant bogeys at 17 and 18 didn't really matter and couldn't prevent him claiming the Claret Jug at his 20th attempt.

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