Phil Mickelson wins 3rd Masters title

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

April 11, 2010

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Phil Mickelson has won his third Masters title, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull away for a three-stroke win over Lee Westwood.

Already a fan favorite and now the sentimental pick with his wife and mother battling breast cancer, Mickelson rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt at the signature 12th hole. He then managed a stunning shot off the pine straw and around a tree to set up another birdie at the next hole.

Lefty wrapped it up with yet another birdie at the 18th, then headed to the side of the green to hug wife Amy.

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  • by what the..... Location: Augusta on Apr 12, 2010 at 10:12 PM
    Mickelson won I thought the only player playin was Tiger. I mean he's all I heard about on the news. HMMMMMMM makes you wonder dont it. anyhow congrats Mr. Mickelson couldn't have been a nicer guy
  • by tom Location: barnwell on Apr 11, 2010 at 11:44 PM
    Congrats Phil...Just goes to show everyone, never count out the old dudes. My prayers are with your wife.
  • by Pam Location: Hephzibah on Apr 11, 2010 at 07:08 PM
    Congratulations to Phil Mickelsons. May God bless you and your family.
  • by Joan M. Dixon Location: Wernersville, P on Apr 11, 2010 at 07:05 PM
    Mr. Mickelson, I applaude your integrity. Your support of your wife, Amy, has been inspirational. I lost my 30 year old daughter to breast cancer two years ago. You have inspired everyone facing this terrible disease.
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