Jordan Spieth celebrated his win at The Open by drinking out of the Claret Jug



Jordan Spieth had quite a roller coaster of a Sunday.

Spieth came into the final round leading the field at The Open Championship, Spieth. Things looked like they might go south fast for Spieth after he hit his drive off the 13th tee way off course. Spieth used his excellent skills and detailed knowledge of the rule book to save bogey on what will surely go down as the iconic sequence of the tournament.

Even though Spieth had lost the lead momentarily, his swift recovery signaled a turning point at The Open, and Spieth went on to ride that momentum to go birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie over the next four holes to win the Claret Jug.

Once the scorecards were signed and the cameras turned away, it didn't take long for a much looser, celebratory Spieth to show himself to the world.

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SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States celebrates victory as he poses with the Claret Jug on the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States celebrates victory as he poses with the Claret Jug on the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
US golfer Jordan Spieth is applauded as he arrives to be presented with the Claret Jug, the trophy for the Champion golfer of the year after winning the 2017 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale golf course near Southport in north west England on July 23, 2017. Jordan Spieth won the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday by three shots. It is Spieth's third major title after he won the Masters and US Open in 2015. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States acknowledges the crowd as he walks onto the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States hits his third shot on the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States embraces his caddie Michael Greller after victory on the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Matt Kuchar of the United States hits his second shot to the 15th hole during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States tees off during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Matt Kuchar of the United States hits a bunker shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States celebrates an eagle on the 15th hole during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
US golfer Jordan Spieth (C) considers his options on where to place the ball after taking a penalty drop for having an unplayable lie on the 13th hole during his final round on day four of the 2017 Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale golf course near Southport in north west England on July 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States considers his options with Rules Officials on the 13th hole during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
Sweden's Alex Noren watches his iron shot from the 14th tee during his final round on day four of the 2017 Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale golf course near Southport in north west England on July 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
US golfer Rickie Fowler watches his iron shot from the 14th tee during his final round on day four of the 2017 Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale golf course near Southport in north west England on July 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States celebrates an eagle on the 15th hole during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Jordan Spieth of the United States celebrates victory after the winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on July 23, 2017 in Southport, England. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
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Making an appearance on the Snapchat story of friend and fellow Tour player Justin Thomas, Spieth could be seen enjoying a beverage out of the Claret Jug just hours after he sunk his putt at the 18th green.

Thomas and Spieth are close friends who often travel together while playing in events around the world, so it's no surprise the pair would be celebrating the victory in each other's company. Also making an appearance with the Claret Jug on social media was Rickie Fowler, who pretended to steal the trophy on a Snapchat story of his own.

After a tournament that takes itself so seriously it wants to force fans to call it by its formal name, it's nice to see the participants can bring a bit of levity to the post-event celebrations.

With the final major of the season is just a few weeks away, it's not long before these friends will be competitors on the course again. But for now, everyone can take a turn in enjoying the success of their friend.

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