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Phil Mickelson may have had a bad case of jet lag when he started his first round of the World Golf Championships at Firestone today. Mickelson couldn’t make a move on the leaders in his first round. He had trouble trying to make birdies in round one. He didn’t have too much trouble finding bogies. he made 5 of them in his first round. He only made 3 birdies and is now trailing the leader by 8 shots. Mickelson has a chance to chase down Tiger Woods for the World’s number one. If Phil doesn’t play better in round 2 he may not be able to make a move on Woods. Mickelson may have left the magic he had wining the British open over seas. People were expecting a lot out of Mickelson this week. Phil was the hottest player in the world for the 2 weeks that he was in Europe. He has to dig deep if he is going to pass Woods in the World Golf rankings. Mickelson has the game, he just needs to keep his head and play the same type of golf he was playing in Europe. If he can do that, he can win the...
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Phil Mickelson still can't believe he won the British Open.
Every day he takes a peek at the iconic claret jug, just to make sure it's all real.
He had dreamt he won the U.S. Open a month earlier, only to discover - after a minute of contemplation - that he still had 18 holes left. Then he went out and lost.
Not at Muirfield. Nine days after his crazy, final-round sprint...
Phil Mickelson has no doubt what will be most remembered from his career.
''It will always be the `04 Masters and showing off my Olympic jumping ability,'' he joked of his celebratory hop after winning the title.
But there's also no question in his mind of what he thinks is his most significant victory.
''For me, personally, (winning) the British Open...
It was an exercise in near-flawless brilliance. Phil Mickelson’s triumphant, awe-inspiring trip around the links course at Muirfield during the final round of The Open Championship a few weeks ago that ended with a tournament-clinching 66 was one for the ages. Not only as it relates to how it added yet another highlight to Mickelson’s […]The post Here’s nearly every shot...
He was in the Buckeye state, but his head was still in Scotland.
Phil Mickelson, yet to escape a British Open hangover, shot a 2-over 72 and was stuck in the middle of the pack Thursday after the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational.
''Today I had a hard time focusing,'' said Mickelson, who missed 3-foot par putts on the sixth and seventh holes. ''...
This week the world’s number 2 Phil Mickelson goes up against the world’s number one Tiger Woods at a place that Woods loves to win at. Phil isn’t too far behind Woods in the world golf rankings. He is only trialing Tiger by 3.9 points. Mickelson has been one of the hottest guys on tour over the past few weeks. He won the Scottish Open and then the Open Championship just a...
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