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Phil Mickelson's putting struggles continue at U.S. Open
Phil Mickelson's putting struggles continue at U.S. Open

After two rounds of solid ball-striking on a course where he feels at home, Phil Mickelson left Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday evening satisfied with the shape of his game. Well, most of it. "I feel like I'm playing well enough to win the U.S. Open," Mickelson asserted. "Except for putting." Mickelson is 13 strokes behind leader Martin Kaymer heading into the weekend. You can blame his balky putting stroke. Inconsistent with the putter all season, Mickelson began fiddling with a claw grip last weekend at the St. Jude Classic and continued with it during Thursday's opening round. Then he made an adjustment with his eye alignment over the ball and transitioned back to his normal grip and...

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