The 141st Open | 2012 Royal Lytham & St Annes

Adam Scott's slow collapse gives Els the Claret Jug

Adam Scott looked certain to win his first major at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 2012, before a slow burning collapse led to the most painful of losses, and a second Open victory for Ernie Els.

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A string of four consecutive bogeys to finish his Championship, after holding a commanding lead for most of the final day, put Scott back to six under par.

Els had earlier reached seven under par with a brilliant birdie at the last, signing off with an iconic putt and celebration in what proved to be a winning moment.

Scott was understandably devastated at the loss, but soon redeemed himself less than a year later in winning The Masters.

To hear Scott and Els' reflections on the dramatic finish at The 141st Open, listen to The Story of 2012 here today.