Instead of another excruciating loss in a major championship, Phil Mickelson got a chance to celebrate early.
This is the week of the Open Championship.
Champ: Torii Hunter for getting his 300th career HR in Sunday’s ballgame.
This wasn’t the way it was supposed to end, not on Phil Mickelson’s birthday and not at Merion Golf Club, where history will record with little fanfare outside of England that Justin Rose won his first major championship.
Whatever was bothering Tiger Woods’ wrist seemed to disappear overnight, and Phil Mickelson’s round of 67 was holding up as first-round play resumed Friday morning at the U.S. Open.
You’re not going to believe this. No, really, you won’t fathom what I’m about to tell you.
Phil Mickelson is wearing two gloves and a watch as he hacked his way around an ugly first round at The Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open.
Phil Mickelson was playing poorly. Okay fine, he was awful at The Memorial tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Then he decides to withdraw.
Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.