After another inexplicable triple-bogey -- accomplished for the second day in a row without a penalty stroke -- Phil Mickelson was left to ponder the possibility of missing a 36-hole cut at the Masters for the first time in 17 years.
It didn't look as bad as the final tally would indicate, but the number on the scorecard presents a stark reality for Phil Mickelson. He has work to do Friday to avoid missing the cut for just the second time in 22 Masters appearances.
Phil Mickelson will skip Wednesday's pro-am for the Shell Houston Open, raising the possibility he will miss this week's PGA Tour event just days after withdrawing from the Texas Open with a pulled muscle in his right side.
A desert critter saved leader Bubba Watson at least a stroke Saturday in the Phoenix Open. Some pigskin play cost Phil Mickelson to the chagrin of the rowdiest fans in the largest crowd in golf history.