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Birdie on final hole gives Mickelson second major

Phil Mickelson has done it again, claiming a major championship with more final-hole dramatics. Completing his weather-suspended final round in exciting fashion, Mickelson birdied the par-5 18th at Baltusrol with a brilliant up-and-down from the heavy greenside rough to win the 87th PGA Championship for his second career major title.
A proud Phil Mickelson shows off his Wanamaker Trophy. (Photo:
A proud Phil Mickelson shows off his Wanamaker Trophy. (Photo:


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Victory-clinching shot was born in Mickelson's back yard

Phil Mickelson's flop shot from the greenside rough on the final hole at Baltusrol Monday was as delicate as it was difficult. But, says Jim Litke, it also was one that Mickelson has been perfecting since he was a tyke back home in San Diego.

Fortunes of golf don't shine on Bjorn and Elkington this time

Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjorn strode down the final hole Monday convinced they could pull out the victory, says Tim Dahlberg. They fell just short, however, when one found a divot and the other missed a putt that was seemingly in the cup.

Notebook: Westwood and Owen go caddie-free on a short day

Needing only to putt out Monday morning, Lee Westwood and Greg Owen sent their caddies and clubs ahead to Ohio. Plus, Phil Mickelson was without a club he sorely missed, John Daly and Tiger Woods lead the big-hitters club, and more.

Mickelson and Goosen make the PGA Grand Slam of Golf

Newly crowned PGA Champion Phil Mickelson and Retief Goosen, who finished among the top performers in this year's major championships, will join Tiger Woods and Michael Campbell Nov. 22-23 at Poipu Bay in Hawaii.

Diaz's day starts with a sting and ends with a hug

Even though she got stung by a bee Sunday morning, Laura Diaz immensely enjoyed her four days as caddie for her big brother, PGA Professional Ron Philo, Jr., at Baltusrol. Now it's back to her real job on the LPGA Tour this week.

Schneiter ends his memorable week with a final-hole eagle

Steve Schneiter of Utah, whose family has a long history in the PGA Championship, tamed the killer closing hole at Baltusrol on Sunday en route to finishing with the low score among the four PGA Professionals who made the cut. 

badge87th PGA Championship
1Phil Mickelson -4F+2
T2Steve Elkington -3F+1
T2Thomas Björn -3F+2
T4Tiger Woods -2F-2
T4Davis Love, III -2F+4
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