Posted July 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
Along with trying to win more majors, Phil Mickelson is giving some advice on how to run them. For the second straight round in a major, Mickelson had a few choice words for the way the golf course was set up. In the final round of the U.S. Open at Merion, he was caught on camera turning to U.S. Golf Association executive director Mike Davis and questioning why the par-3 third hole was 274 yards into the wind. He was a little more coy with the R&A on Thursday for some hole locations on greens that even at midday were brown and brutally quick. ''We've got (to) let go of our ego sometimes and just set the course up the way the best players can win,'' Mickelson said after a solid start of 2-under 69. When a reporter started a question by saying, ''You said you have to let go of your ego,'' Mickelson interrupted him. ''I wasn't referring to me,'' he said. Muirfield has been firm and fast since the weekend, with dry conditi...
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