Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/6/12

LA JOLLA, CA - JANUARY 31: Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the 12th hole on the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open on January 31, 2010 in La Jolla, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Phil Mickelson originally said that he withdrews from Memorial over the weekend because he was mentally fatigued. That may have been at least somewhat true, but shortly thereafter, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler both indicated that Mickelson had become increasingly annoyed with cell phone use among the gallery. The way that Mickelson reportedly voiced his displeasure with that, is well, ironic. ESPN.com reports that Mickelson actually texted PGA commissioner Tim Finchem from the sixth fairway at Memorial to complain about the lack of policing of fans with cell phones. Mickelson had reporteldly become annoyed at fans who were taking his...

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