Drama continues to follow Mickelson

Updated: June 12, 2014, 8:48 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

PINEHURST, N.C. -- Some things defy U.S. Open explanation: long-sleeve pullover sales in the merchandise center (it's hot enough here to bake a beef roast) ... the USGA's decision to pair three plump players together (weight-ism?) ... and, of course, Phil Mickelson.

It isn't a U.S. Open without some Phil-related drama. He usually waits until late Sunday to do something spectacularly memorable, but this time the intrigue began Thursday.

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