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Mickelson's magic continues to endear him to the golfing public

If it weren't for the reappearance of Way Left Lefty, Phil Mickelson (and his wayward tee shot on the 72nd hole Sunday) could not have performed the theatrics that produced a 1-stroke win at Colonial. It's that go-for-broke style that we've come to know and love.

Originally Published: May 25, 2008
By Jason Sobel | ESPN.com

It's an axiom usually reserved for playmaking wide receivers and clutch 3-point shooters, but one that has held true for some of the PGA Tour's elite stars so far this season:

"Big-time players make big-time plays in big-time games." And tournaments.

The most exciting, awe-inspiring, goosebump-inducing shots of 2008 have come from four of the biggest big-time players in the game. First there was Tiger Woods' hat-slamming putt to win at Bay Hill, then Adam Scott's 48-foot ...

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