When the sun set at Bethpage Black on Friday, Phil Mickelson stood in the hunt for his first U.S. Open title. Lefty couldn't wait to get back at it Saturday, knowing he has gotten the luck of the draw, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
The day after Tiger Woods stopped in to play the course after winning his fourth Memorial title, Newsday reported that Phil Mickelson arrived amid raindrops, claps of thunder and lightning to play a practice round.
Phil Mickelson may own a dinosaur head, a meteorite and dreams of owning the San Diego Chargers, but forget about your silver-spoon preconceptions. As sure as he's one of the world's top golfers, Lefty is a man of the people.