Skip to comments.Augusta bringing out the best in Phil Mickelson again
Posted on 04/10/2010 6:45:17 PM PDT by SmokingJoe
AUGUSTA, Ga. Phil Mickelson loves everything about Augusta National, and you can see it in his results. No matter what's happening in his life or his game, he finishes in the top 10, usually top five.
From his victories in '04 and '06, to his record-tying 30 on the front nine on Sunday last year, to his three straight third-place finishes from 2001 to '03, Phil thrills at Augusta like no place else.
He's at it again.
Mickelson hit 10 of 14 fairways, blistering an assortment of eye-popping drives one nearly reached the crosswalk on the ninth fairway and shot a one-under 71 Friday to get to within two of co-leaders Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood.
"I've putted and rolled the ball so good these last few days and caught so many lips," Mickelson said. "As soon as a couple of those 12-, 15-footers start to fall, I think I can get in the mid 60s."
Mickelson loves playing in the afternoon here, amid the beautiful light and shadows. He loves that he can swing as hard as he wants on the tee without fear that an overgrown patch of rough is going to expose and mock him if his ball goes astray.
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You know what I hear recently Joe
Phil is having his wife doctor the one that perform surgery for her breast cancer as caddy that what I hear from another site
That soo cool
Lurking? Did you say Lee Westwood is lurking?
Phil better make hay while the sun is shining..
anybody -6 or above has a shot if he don’t
the weather has been pretty darn nice.. and hopefully will be tomorrow.
That eagle he made on the par 4 from 139 yards was the shot of the tournament. Tomorrow should be an exciting finish.
What the hell kinda touchy feely talk is that...
Phil Mickelson is a great guy ... no question. However, he has a tendency to choke on the last day when the pressure is on ... hopefully, he maintains his eagle streak tomorrow and pulls out a win at the Masters. He’s my favorite.
I was talking to my father long time ago he said that he even think back in da day when Tiger start becoming IT dude that he has skelaton in the closet he wasn’t suprise
My mom aunt told my father Tiger was always playera he just hush husb not ANYMORE
OH BOY LOL!
Phil's shot on 16 was a foot away form being perfect and cozying up to the hole, but when it rolled back down the hill his balloon seemed to burst.
Either way, tomorrow should get very interesting before it’s over.
How could being in the leas be considered lurking?
I’d like to see Phil win.
I have properly recanted and withdrawn my apostasy to the English. See my post # 10.
[that Activision should make a golf video game, featuring Phil Mickelson, to compete with EAs Tiger Wood’s Golf.]
Watch the recent Southpark episode where EA comes out with a Tiger Woods version that looks more like wargames between Tiger and his wife.
I think that the South Park episode was the true version of events. Hilarious, too.
KICK THE MAN-CHILDS ASS Mick!
I’m sick of the PGA trying to sell me a roided up egomaniac as its poster child.
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