Jordan Spieth won a historic Masters triumph for the ages Sunday, the 21-year-old American deftly handling the final-round tension to hold off Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose and win his first major title by four shots.
Phil Mickelson acknowledges that his game has been “terrible” the past 18 months, but a recent improvement and a return to his favourite tournament have filled him with hope heading into the Masters starting on Thursday.
Anirban Lahiri finally found some form on American soil as he carded his best round of the past few weeks here with a three-under 69, but it was still not enough to keep him around for the weekend for the Shell Houston Open.
Phil Mickelson values the importance of being in contention heading into next week`s Masters and he was right where he wanted to be, one stroke behind leader Andrew Putnam after the second round of the Houston Open on Friday.
Three-times Masters champion Phil Mickelson looked sharp in his preparation for next week`s season-opening major by firing a six-under-par 66 to join the first-round leaderboard at the Houston Open on Thursday.