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Phil Mickelson says a 62 is possible at PGA Championship as rain halts third round

Phil Mickelson says a 62 is possible at PGA Championship as rain halts third round

Much to his disappointment, Phil Mickelson teed off at 8:55 a.m. EDT on Saturday in the PGA Championship, exactly six hours before the final group of leaders was scheduled to play.

He made up a little ground, shooting two-under-par 68 at Baltusrol Golf Club to get to one under for the tournament. And the five-time major winner did return with a bold prediction about what might be to come.

Mickelson said he believed the first 62 in men’s major championship history would be recorded this weekend.

"I will be surprised if it wasn't," he said.

But much of the field never got a chance to make a run at immortality in the third...

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