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Tag - Phil Mickelson

U.S. Open Week Rewind: 2006 at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, NY – We were all writing our leads in the media center, and then Winged Foot went from phestival to phuneral in phorty minutes.. Everyone in Mamaroneck – from the media, to the members on the terrace to the massive galleries around the golf course – everyone thought the 2006 U.S. Open was over, the last few holes just a phormality for Phil Mickelson...

Laconic Phil Mickelson Ready for Shot at Elusive U.S. Open Title at Oakmont

OAKMONT, PA – We’ve had our ledes written for 17 years, but still haven’t been able to use them. “Phinally Phil!” “Phillin’ Groovy!” “Mickel-slam!” – they all lay useless in a seldom used Microsoft Word file I call “The Well of Lost Plots,” where bits of articles that end up on the cutting room floor are collected, perhaps to be recycled sometime, perhaps never...