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Phil Mickelson felt some pressure on Sunday, but the six-shot advantage with which he began the day proved to be too much for his pursuers to overcome. Mickelson picked up his first 2013 victory at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. Here are Five Things to take away from Mickelson's dominant week at TPC Scottsdale: 1. Lovin' Lefty Sunday wasn't a cakewalk for Mickelson, as Brandt Snedeker managed to cut Lefty's lead to three by the turn. Mickelson got off to a bumpy start Sunday, bogeying the par-4 second hole to open the door for a Snedeker run. It was Mickelson's first blemish since a double-bogey on No. 18 to finish Round 2. "It's an important one for me, because it's been a while since I won, been a while since I've been in contention," said Mickelson, whose last PGA Tour win came at Pebble Beach nearly a year earlier. "I was certainly nervous heading into today. I think the thing I'm most excited about was the way I was able to regain control of my tho...
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