June 7, 2015 - 2:37pm
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Phil Mickelson
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Phil Mickelson stopped by a lemonade stand near Muirfield Village on Thursday, bought a $1 lemonade and left the two kids running the stand a $99 tip.

Roland Van Karsen, 6, and his sister Elise, 8, decided to set up a lemonade stand right by Muirfield Village on Thursday.

It turned out to be a lucrative decision for the youngsters.

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In the video below by the Columbus Dispatch, the Van Karsen kids explain how Phil Mickelson pulled up, stepped out of his car and requested a $1 lemonade.

The kids got Mickelson the lemonade. He handed them a $100 bill and told them to keep the change:

 

How cool is that?

h/t Golf News Net 

Mickelson leaves $99 tip for $1 lemonade
June 7, 2015 - 2:01pm
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Tiger Woods
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One day after a career-worst, 13-over 85 at the Memorial, Tiger Woods was 11 shots better on Sunday with a 2-over 74.

One day after carding a career-worst, 13-over-par 85 in the third round of the Memorial Tournament, Tiger Woods was 11 shots better on Sunday.

Woods, the first player off to start the final round and playing alone, shot a 2-over 74 in a round that included double bogeys on two of his last four holes (Nos. 15 and 18).

RELATED: Scores from the Memorial | Woods shoots career-worst 85 | Photos

"Today I was a lot better," Woods said after his round Sunday at the Memorial, a tournament he has won five times.

According to Golf Channel stat man Justin Ray, the six double bogeys or worse by Woods this week are his most in a single event.

Ray also noted that the 14-over 302 total is Tiger's second-worse finish in relation to par as a pro. He finished 18 over at the 2010 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Woods's next scheduled start is in two weeks at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open.

Woods closes Memorial Tournament with 2-over 74
Tiger Woods
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Tiger Woods' 85 on Saturday was three shots higher than the 82 he shot in the second round of the Phoenix Open in January.
 
I'm not trying to rub it in, but Tiger Woods' 85 on Saturday at the Memorial was by far his worst score as a professional. It was, as Doug Ferguson of the Associated Press reminded us, three shots higher than the 82 he shot in the second round of the Phoenix Open in January, which led to him taking a two-month break from competition until he could get his game in order. 
 
Woods ended his front nine with back-to-back double bogeys for an outward 42. Then on No. 18, he hooked his tee shot into the water, flubbed two chips from short of the green and took a quadruple-bogey 8. 
 
You can read much more about his round here. And if you missed it, the PGA Tour put together a video package recounting Tiger's travails. Even given his recent struggles, you almost have to see the way that quadruple bogey unfolded to believe it.
 
 
Watch: Quadruple bogey on last hole gives Tiger Woods an 85
June 5, 2015 - 3:19pm
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Jordan Spieth has been on fire all season long, so it was no surprise to see him hole this 48-foot eagle putt on Friday at the Memorial.

It's pretty safe to say that Jordan Spieth is the hottest golfer in the world these days. And when you're the hottest golfer in the world, you tend to do things like this:

 

That was a 48-footer that dropped for eagle at Muirfield Village's par-5 fifth hole in the second round of the Memorial this afternoon.

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Spieth, looking to become the first three-time winner on Tour this season, moved to 7 under for the tournament with the eagle (he was 8 under at the time of this post after a birdie on No. 7).

So how good has Spieth been this season? He's got eight top-10 finishes in 15 starts, including the Masters win. He's been a runner-up on three occasions, including a T2 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational after the Masters.

That's awesome stuff.

Spieth holes 48-foot eagle putt
June 5, 2015 - 12:56pm
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Phil Mickelson
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Phil Mickelson has a knack for pulling off unbelievable shots. Add this one to the highlight reel, which set up a short eagle putt.

If you love a good Phil Mickelson highlight -- and who doesn't? -- then you're going to want to check out his second shot into the par-5 seventh hole at the Memorial today.

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Mickelson absolutely smoked a 2-iron from 270 yards out (270 yards!) to within three feet of the hole:

 

Mickelson would make the short eagle putt to get to 4 under for the tournament.

Mickelson smokes 270-yard 2-iron to 3 feet
June 5, 2015 - 12:35pm
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Rickie Fowler
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Kids love Rickie Fowler. One fan loves him so much, he actually walked into a creek at Muirfield Village today to retrieve a Fowler water ball.

Few players in golf have a bigger fanbase than Rickie Fowler.

And sometimes, they'll go to great thanks to get a piece of Fowler, whether it's for an autograph, a high-five or a selfie.

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But, you'd be hard-pressed to find a fan more dedicated than this one who -- dressed in Fowler garb -- decided to walk into a creek at Muirfield Village during the Memorial today to snag a wayward Fowler shot.

Check it out:

 

Hopefully the kid can get the ball signed by Fowler for the effort.

Fowler fan walks into creek to grab souvenir