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Eagle lands as Phil Mickelson
shoots 67 at PGA Championship

New York Daily News, by Hank Gola

Original Article

Posted By:SoCalGal, 8/8/2014 11:28:58 PM

LOUISVILLE – After failing to record a top 10 finish on the PGA Tour all year, Phil Mickelson is finally in contention at a major. Mickelson capped off his round with an eagle on 18 for a 4-under-par 67 that moved him to 6-under for the week, three out of the lead. “It’s fun to be back in it, to have a chance, to feel like my game is there and to not show up at the golf course hoping that I find something to work with. (Snip)Mickelson shot 33 on the back as he finally got some putts to

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Well, saints be praised. An article on someone other than Major Loser Tiger, the freak who stole the first two days of the PGA Tournament and turned his appearance into a publicity-grabbing stunt.

Phil posted the same score today as Rory McIlroy. We´ll be rooting for both of them tomorrow. Gentlemen golfers.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 8/8/2014 11:52:55 PM     (No. 9958737)

I will root for Phil but I´m not sure he can make the 6 footer when he has to, I hope I´m wrong.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/9/2014 12:24:54 AM     (No. 9958766)

Many top players have a chance to win. I´d like to see an old timer like Furyk or Stricker win, but they´d probably need peerless scorecards to beat McIIroy. The TBS bonus c

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/9/2014 12:27:34 AM     (No. 9958769)

Darn it. Make that the TNT bonus coverage precedes the CBS telecast. Cannot wait for the shootout.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/9/2014 8:37:50 AM     (No. 9959032)

We have been enjoying the "marquee" coverage of certain threesomes on PGA.com, live. This coverage focuses on the threesomes that are the most interesting. We´ve watched McIlroy´s and Mickelson/Woods/Harrington. Fewer commercials and less blather.

Great on any computer on Full Screen; excellent on my husband´s large screen Mac.

Re Mickelson´s putting, this article went on to say:

Mickelson shot 33 on the back as he finally got some putts to fall, including a 25-foot par save on 16.

We´ll be rooting for Mickelson and McIlroy. Yes, good guys.

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