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British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

Phil Mickelson said it took him a while to figure out links golf, but on Sunday he made four birdies on the last six holes to win the British Open.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

Caddie Jim Mackay, left, congratulates Phil Mickelson on winning the British Open. A teary-eyed Mackay said, "He's resilient. He looks forward."

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

British Open: Lefty finally masters links golf

GULLANE, Scotland - Phil Mickelson wondered if he'd ever win this venerable trophy, the one he proudly posed with on Muirfield's 18th hole as photographers snapped away and fans chanted his name.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

Phil Mickelson, after draining his 10-foot birdie putt on No. 18 at Muirfield, said "to shoot the round of my life ... it feels amazing to win the claret jug."

July 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

Third-round leader Lee Westwood, battling a bunker at No. 9, lost his lead at No. 13 with a bogey. He shot a 75, failing to win his first major title, but praised Phil Mickelson, saying, "When you birdie four of the last six of a round any day, that's good going."

July 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

Tiger Woods is stuck at 14 majors, four shy of Jack Nicklaus, after a tough 74.

July 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

British Open: Call him Lefty, the closer

GULLANE, Scotland - One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam.

July 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Golf: Finish out of Left(y) field

GULLANE, Scotland — One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam.

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British Open: Suddenly, Mickelsonbig fan of links golf

British Open: Suddenly, Mickelsonbig fan of links golf

Ex-ASU star Phil Mickelson, left, whose first PGA Tour win came in Tucson as an amateur, chats with Rickie Fowler in a "high stakes" practice round against Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka.

July 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
British Open: Suddenly, Mickelsonbig fan of links golf

British Open: Suddenly, Mickelsonbig fan of links golf

GULLANE, Scotland - The pain of yet another excruciating loss at the U.S. Open has faded, replaced now by the euphoria of his first win in Europe in 20 years.

July 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Golf: Scottish Open win for Mickelson gives confidence for this week's British Open

GULLANE, Scotland — The pain of yet another excruciating loss at the U.S. Open has faded, replaced now by the euphoria of his first win in Europe in 20 years.

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U.S. Open: Can't-miss Horschel shares lead

U.S. Open: Can't-miss Horschel shares lead

Billy Horschel shot a 67 to move to 1 under after Friday, when nearly half the field failed to finish the second round because of darkness.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
U.S. Open: Can't-miss Horschel shares lead

U.S. Open: Can't-miss Horschel shares lead

ARDMORE, Pa. - Phil Mickelson made his first birdie on his last putt. Billy Horschel never missed a green. It was all they could do to barely break par against Merion, which is turning out to be the real star of this U.S. Open.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
U.S. Open: Tired Mickelson on form

U.S. Open: Tired Mickelson on form

Phil Mickelson returned from his daughter's eighth-grade graduation about 3 1/2 hours before his tee time Thursday.

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U.S. Open: Tired Mickelson on form

U.S. Open: Tired Mickelson on form

ARDMORE, Pa. - Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.

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The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

Arnold Palmer watches his tee shot during Wednesday's par-3 competition at the Masters. The tournament begins with today's first round.

April 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

Tiger, Woods, left, played Wednesday's practice round alongside Fred Couples. Woods, a four-time Masters champion, enters this week's tournament ranked No. 1 in the world.

April 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

The Masters: Still Tiger's tournament

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jack Nicklaus was trying to remember the last time Tiger Woods won a major title.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Guest Column: Mickelson story illustrates this point: You can thrive in Arizona, not in California

Pro golfer Phil Mickelson brought up an important issue that many people around the nation are facing today - they are being overtaxed and essentially penalized for their success in life.

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen : In his overture to Mickelson, Arizona's Sen. Melvin carves another divot

Please excuse me a moment. I need a hanky. No, no. I'm OK. Just need a second to freshen up.

January 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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