The 130th Open | 2001 Royal Lytham & St Annes

Duval proves a cut above the rest

David Duval was one of the game's very best players at the turn of the millennium, but could never quite get over the line in Majors despite numerous close calls.

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Yet after a difficult finish the previous year at St Andrews, playing four shots out of the Road Hole bunker, Duval returned to The Open and got the ultimate redemption.

A triumph in The 129th Open gave Duval his long awaited Major, on a final day where any number of 12 players could have perhaps lifted the Claret Jug.

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