Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. Phil Mickelson compounded his mistakes and fell back.
After an hour-long frost delay at chilly TPC Scottsdale, Fowler played the first six holes in five under. A group behind, Mickelson took the lead at five under with a birdie on his eighth hole.
While Fowler finished with a six-under 65 to tie Shane Lowry and Hideki Matsuyama for the lead in the suspended first round, Mickelson had a 69 after dropping four strokes in a two-hole stretch.
“I made some good putts to start,” Fowler said. “Just kind of got everything...