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Phil Mickelson is three shots back at Houston Open
Phil Mickelson is three shots back at Houston Open

HOUSTON — Phil Mickelson did more than prove to just himself that he's ready for next week's Masters on Thursday. The five-time major winner showed to everyone that he's fully recovered from last week's muscle pull and likely to be a factor in this week's Houston Open as well. Without so much as a practice round this week at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of Houston, Mickelson opened with a 4-under par 68 and was among the leaders following Thursday's opening round. The bogey-free performance was a far cry from last week when Mickelson was forced to withdraw during the third round in San Antonio after pulling a muscle in his right side “I'm...

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