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Phil Mickelson writes a page out of history

Phil Mickelson writes a page out of history

Phil Mickelson put his name into the golf records on Sunday at the PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, becoming the oldest golfer to win a major championship.

The 50-year-old Lefty became the first player of 50 to lift a trophy after a Grand Slam tournament.

Mickelson would go on a rollercoaster rides, alternating between ghost and birds, but he did enough to stay on top. He finally hand in a final card of 73 (+1). With a cumulative score of 282 (-6), he defeated his closest follower, American Brooks Copka and South African Louis Oostoysen, with two strokes.

Second at the start of the last round, with just one blow behind Mickelson, Koepka couldn’t negotiate the Ocean Course well.

Corey Konners from Canada fought back on the last day. He played above level and fell seven places, to finish his championship in a draw in 17th place, with a cumulative accumulation of 288.

The remaining Maple Leaf actor, Adam Haddwin, played the 72nd in the final round. He still finished 14 hits behind the leader, with 296 (+8) accumulative, tied for 64th.

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