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US golfer Phil Mickelson holds the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013. Mickelson won the British Open at Muirfield with a superb final round of 66. The 43-year-old American won with a three under total of 281, three strokes clear of Henrik Stenson who had a closing 70. (credit: GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Faces 61 Percent Tax Rate Following Back-To-Back Wins

Thanks to his recent wins at both The Open Championship and the Scottish Open, Phil Mickelson pocketed more than $2.16 million in just two weeks.

07/24/2013

Justin Rose of England kisses with the U.S. Open trophy after winning the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rose Becomes First Englishman In 43 Years To Win U.S. Open

A steady hand gave Justin Rose the shiny U.S. Open Trophy. A wild ride gave Phil Mickelson yet another silver medal.

06/16/2013

Phil Mickelson of United States reacts after making a birdy putt on the 17th green during the third round of the US Open at Merion Golf Club June 15, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Leads US Open By 1 Shot After Day 3

Phil Mickelson has the lead after three rounds at the U.S. Open.

06/15/2013

Dustin Johnson of the USA (L) celebrates his birdie putt on the 17th green with Matt Kuchar during day two of the Afternoon Four-Ball Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 29, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

US Hanging On To Lead Over Europeans At Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley helped stake the Americans to their biggest lead in the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years. Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and fists shaking with every clutch putt, at least gave Europe some big momentum over the final frantic hour Saturday at Medinah.

09/29/2012

MEDINAH, IL - SEPTEMBER 28:  Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley of the USA celebrate on the 17th green after defeating the McIlroy/McDowell team 2&1 during the Afternoon Four-Ball Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 28, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

US Takes Unusual Lead, 5-3, After Day 1 At Ryder Cup

Keegan Bradley made Friday at the Ryder Cup feel like the best day of his life, and it wasn’t too shabby for the rest of the Americans.

09/28/2012

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Padres Sale In Place To O’Malley, Mickelson Group

John Moores has agreed to sell the San Diego Padres to a group headed by former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley and including pro golfer Phil Mickelson.

08/06/2012

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Mickelson,Woods Miss Cut At Greenbrier

Phil Mickelson is getting a chance to start packing early for the British Open. Mickelson shot his second straight 1-over 71 Friday at the Greenbrier Classic. With the projected cut at 1 under, it’s likely Mickelson will miss weekend play for the second straight year.

07/06/2012

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Tiger Solid In Opening Round Of U.S. Open

The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods. And the struggles came from the top three players in the world.

06/14/2012

(L-R) Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson wait on the seventh hole tee during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2012 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Woods, Mickelson, Watson To Play In Same Group For Opening Rounds At US Open

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open.

06/07/2012

Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on May 31, 2012 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mickelson Withdraws From Memorial Due To Mental Fatigue

Phil Mickelson hit the wall and then headed for the exit, withdrawing from the Memorial after a 79 on Thursday because of mental fatigue.

05/31/2012

Fred Couples of the United States reacts while standing on the 18th green after finishing the second round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Fred Couples Turns Back The Clock At Augusta

20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”

04/07/2012

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Liguori: An International Leaderboard Is Jam-Packed At Masters

England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.

04/06/2012

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Masters’ Magicians: A Preview For The 2012 Masters Tournament

CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.

04/04/2012

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Mickelson Takes Wild Ride Into Share Of The Lead

Phil Mickelson hit one tree, threaded a shot through five trees and hit a drive that wound up in a spectator’s shorts. He somehow managed a 1-under 70 on Saturday to share the lead with PGA champion Keegan Bradley in the Northern Trust Open.

02/18/2012

Northern Trust Open - Round Two

Phil Mickelson Shoots 70(-6) To Hold Lead At Riviera

Phil Mickelson wasn’t at his best Friday at Riviera. Two shots at least helped him stay in the lead.

02/17/2012

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