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July 29, 2018

Miguel Angel Jimenez

St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

Q. You've won a lot of tournaments. Would you say this is your biggest win, to win the Senior Open in St. Andrews?
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: This is one of the biggest victory. It's amazing to win here. This is my second major of the year, and it's amazing to be the winner of The Open here at St. Andrews the Home of Golf.

Q. Did that help you, inspire you, what Seve has done here?
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: Well, he's a real inspiration through the years, what he's done. This week, especially the first two rounds when I played with Tom Watson and Bernhard Langer, both of them, the way they were striking the ball, and it's amazing to play with them.

Q. You were the best player to play the back nine this week. Would you say you played the back nine this week was a key to your win?
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: It's one of the keys, the way I played the back nine. I make one bogey on 15 with a 3-putt there. I played very solid on the back nine into the wind all the week, and yeah, that's the key probably.

Q. And also, on 17, that was a key putt.
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: Yeah, that putt on 17 was important to stay one shot in the lead, very important.

Q. And what was it like walking down 18?
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: Amazing. Walking down the fairway and only thing, put the ball in the middle of the green, two putts.

Q. You've become the second Spanish player to hold the Claret Jug. How special was that on the 18th green?
MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ: Amazing. No words to describe that. It's amazing. To get that trophy in my hand on 18 in front of the people, and my friends and my family.

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