As Jordan Spieth highlighted the leaderboard late into the final round of the British Open, he ultimately came up one shot short of a three-way playoff. Zach Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen, and Marc Leishman all finished the tournament at -15. Thus that led to a playoff, which is formatted into a 4-hole aggregate, combining scores on holes 1,2, 17, and 18.
Zach Johnson narrowly won the playoff with a -1, making it his second career major championship, having won The Masters in 2007. Ranked 25th in the world, Johnson shot a 66 in the final round to give him a strong chance at the title. As the winner, he will take home a nice sum of $1.8 million.
See Johnson's caddie celebrate his putt on 18 that put him at -15: