Britain's run of sporting achievements continues unabated with the news that golfer Phil Mickelson, thought to be of American extraction, is actually from London.
Although the 2013 British Open champion was born and raised in San Diego by American parents and went to college in Arizona, a historian said that it's very likely that his ancestors were among the 102 pilgrims aboard The Mayflower in 1620.
If Mickelson can indeed trace his ancestry back to the heroic sailing that departed London nearly 400 years ago, then it's certain that given his achievement on the Muirfield golf links in Scotland, any claim he would make to be a Brit is unlikely to be disputed here.
Mickelson's achievement is just the latest in a run of sporting success for Brits which include twice thrashing the Aussies at cricket, whipping the French at cycling, whopping a Serb at tennis and stomping all over the Wallabies in rugby.
Mickelson is thought to be ecstatic at the news. He will probably say to reporters, "I say! It's simply the cherry on the top to cap a perfectly jolly week."
Disappointment Lee Westwood lives in Florida, a long way away.