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Phil Mickelson had played pretty well in the second round until he got to the 16th green. Phil three putted from about three feet to finish the hole with a double-bogey and finished the round with a 3-over 74. It’s holes like these that remind us that even the professionals can make terrible putts on the golf course. Phil now sits at 1-over, 4 shots back from the leader heading into round 3 of The Open Championship.
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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...
Phil Mickelson has won the British Open with a spectacular finish.
Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug. The celebration began while there were still four groups on the course. Lefty birdied four of the last six holes, capped by a 10-footer at the tough 18th to claim his fifth major title.
As soon as the ball...
Por PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press Phil Mickelson conquisto el Abierto Britanico con un final spectacular.
El estadounidense cerro su actuacion el domingo con una rueda de 66 golpes, cinco bajo par, igualando la mejor marca del torneo.
La celebracion comenzo cuando todavia habia cuatro grupos por completar la rueda final.
''Lefty'' hizo birdies en cuatro de los...
The Masters? Check. The PGA Championship? Check. The British Open? Nope. Check.
Phil Mickelson blocked out all of the demons that have plagued him coming down the stretch in major championships to capture his first British Open title. The British Open always seemed like the major tournament that is least likely to fit Phil’s game. The combination of less than ideal...
So Phil Mickelson has finally won an Open. Just not the one we thought he’d win. One of the greatest rounds in major championship...
Phil Mickelson's birdie putt on the 18th green of the 2013 British Open sealed his fifth career Major victory and gave us a definitive moment in golf lore.
(Eds: Clarifies Mickelson quote about course setup. AP photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Bubba wasn't clubbing much and Dustin wasn't bustin' anything.
The ''Belgian Bomber,'' meanwhile, was completely disarmed.
If you love seeing professional golfers squeezed out of their comfort zone, come visit Muirfield, where warmer temperatures, gentler...
Phil Mickelson birdied four of his final six holes -- which also included a critical par save at the par-3 16th -- to clear Henrik Stenson by three shots and win his first Open Championship on Sunday at Muirfield.
Here are 5 Things to take away from Sunday's conclusion of the 142nd Open in Gullane, Scotland:
1. PHIL THE THRILL: Calling it "probably the best round of my...
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Phil Mickelson won The Open Championship on Sunday for the first time in his career with an incredible final round. See how he did it.
Phil Mickelson, the Karl Malone to Tiger’s Jordan, won his first British Open and 5th Major title this afternoon at Muirfield. From ESPN: Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug. The celebration began while there were still four groups on the course. [...]
The storylines were already written in pencil, ready to be inked in the Sunday evening papers.
There were three options: Woods gains ground on Nicklaus’s shadow. Or Westwood escapes past demons. Or the common refrain of the past five years: Woods still not the Woods of old. Those were the stories the golf world was prepared to tell on Monday Morning.
Then Phil Mickelson stepped...
To play or not to play, that is the question.
Before a major championship, that is.
Tiger Woods, of course, is dead set against it, even if on those occasions when he has played before a major, he has won. (In 2007, he captured the Bridgestone and PGA back to back.)
Phil Mickelson, on the other hand, played poorly at this year's Masters and will tell you it's because he...