ESPN adds to Miguel Angel Jimenez legend at the British Open

Rob Carr

The Mechanic gets the Dos Equis treatment.

Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez is one of the more popular golfers in the world. He's either toking on a cigar, warming up in the most eccentric ways, housing Rioja wine, or playing some good golf. Here's the warm-up for today's round, which he started inside the top 5:

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His nickname is "The Mechanic" but the media and fans have taken to calling Jimenez "the most interesting man in the world" -- which you may or may not have seen on a beer ad. ESPN riffed off those ubiquitous commercials for a nice little intro with what sounds like the usual Ian McShane voiceover (h/t Kyle Porter at CBS)

"Stay under par, my friends." Although as Jason Sobel tweeted yesterday, Jimenez may have no idea exactly what he's impersonating

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