Originally written June 18, 2013 on Tap In Golf:
It has taken me a full day to decompress and figure out what the hell happened to Phil Mickelson at the US Open. Admittedly, I am not the biggest Phil fan. But I genuinely felt bad for the guy. As I mentioned last week, the US Open is Phil’s white whale. He has been so close, so many times. Sunday marked his SIXTH runner up finish at our national championship. I thought the best thing to do is just get real and talk to Phil directly. Dear Lefty,   Oh Phil...not again. You were so close. Again. You did everything right this week. You made a bid for father of the year. You barely slept and then shot 67 to start the US Open. You were in position up until the very end. Then all of a sudden, you acted like, well, you. For the 6th time in your career, you finished in the runner-up spot at the US Open. Now, I know you’ve had US Opens stolen from you. I remember Payne Stewart in ’99. But you’ve also played yourself out of US Opens. What were you thinking at Winged Foot i...
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