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Utah’s Tony Finau discusses his late charge, history-making third-place finish at the British Open

Tony Finau capped off a long but rewarding week in his fourth Open Championship at Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush with an impressive even par 71 on Sunday that kept him at 7-under, good for his best-ever finish in a major championship at solo third.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry won the Claret Jug at 15-under par while Englishmen Tommy Fleetwood — who like Finau has been knocking at the door in majors the last couple years — finished second at 9-under and two ahead of the West High alumnus.

The Royal & Ancient (R&A), which runs the championship, moved final-round tee times up a couple hours Sunday due to severe winds and rain.