Composite photo showing USA’s Phil Mickelson celebrating after winning the 2013 Britush Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Club (left) and after winning the  Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Course (right).  Photograph: PA Wire.

When Phil Mickelson arrived in Scotland 12 months ago, he had never won a tournament on British soil and admitted the greatest challenge of his caree(...)

 Phil Mickelson  hits his second shot on the ninth hole during the final round of the  Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links  in Inverness. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Phil Mickelson today won the Scottish Open after beating South African Branden Grace on the first hole of a sudden-death play-off at Castle Stuart.Th(...)

 Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland tees off on the 15th hole during the third round of the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links  in Inverness. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Open that Phil Mickelson believes will be a 20-man shoot-out.S(...)

Ernie Els looks on with caddie Colin Byrne during the second round of the  Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links in Inverness, Scotland. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

British Open champion Ernie Els today said he was glad to make an early exit from the Scottish Open, just days before the defence of his title at Muir(...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry  hits his second shot to  the seventh hole during the first round of the  Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links  in Inverness, Scotland. (Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A run of six birdies in nine holes left Shane Lowry just two strokes off the early clubhouse lead at the Scottish Open in Inverness this morning.The O(...)