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.
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.
Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.
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.”
The U.S. Open is returning to Winged Foot, the New York club with a history of clutch moments and one unforgettable collapse.