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Phil Mickelson arrives to receive the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013.  (Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Eyes Career Grand Slam After Winning British Open

The last one eluding Mickelson is the U.S. Open, a championship where he’s been the runner-up six times — most recently last month at Merion.

07/22/2013

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Mickelson In The Driver’s Seat, Looking To Win First Career U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson is looking to end years of frustration at the U.S. Open and has a chance to win his first-ever U.S. Open title on Sunday.

06/16/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States hits his second shot on the third hole during Round One of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 13, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

U.S. Open Day 2: Mickelson, Woods And The Latest From Merion

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

06/14/2013

(L) Sergio Garcia emerges from a meeting in the rules office on May 22, 2013 in Virginia Water, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images); (R) Tiger Woods reacts to his missed birdie putt on the ninth green during the final round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass on May 12, 2013. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia Shake Hands On U.S. Open Practice Range

It was the first time they have seen each other since Garcia jokingly said at an awards dinner in England that he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open and “we will serve fried chicken.”

06/11/2013

Phil Mickelson hits a shot from the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2006 US Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

West Course At Winged Foot To Host 2020 U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is returning to Winged Foot, the New York club with a history of clutch moments and one unforgettable collapse.

01/28/2013