Golf Monthly takes a look at the winner of last year's Open Championship, Phil Mickelson, ahead of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool from July 17-20.

Phil Mickelson holds the Claret Jug after winning the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield in 2013. Photography: Rob Carr/Getty Images

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Mickelson was 1 over par on the 13th hole during the final round, however the American dominated the final six holes to clinch the top spot. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Mickelson managed to successfully make birdie on the 18th hole at Muirfield. Photography: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

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Mickelson and his caddie Jim Mackay celebrate the American’s 5th Major win. Photography: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

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Phil Mickelson finished the final round with a final score of 66, 3 shots ahead of Henrik Stenson. Photography: Rob Carr/Getty Images

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Mickelson made the 15 foot putt for birdie on the 18th, beating the three favourites Ian Poulter, Adam Scott and Lee Westwood. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Mickelson celebrates with his wife Amy and three children after his first Open Championship win. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images