Spieth emotional in returning claret jug

(AP Photo/Dave Thompson, File)

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Jordan Spieth figured someone from the R&A would be waiting for him when he pulled into the parking lot at Carnoustie to take back the silver claret jug. Instead, he was part of a ceremony with enough pomp to drive home the point.

His reign as British Open champion was over.

"The traditions of the Open are very special," Spieth said, "even if you're on the wrong end of that one."

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