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Wedge cuts close for Phil Mickelson

Updated: January 30, 2011, 9:48 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

SAN DIEGO -- You could hear a few jeers, a couple of catcalls, as Jim "Bones" Mackay stood on the 18th green tending the pin -- for Phil Mickelson, who was 72 yards away.

This was something the great showman Walter Hagen would do to psyche out opponents, a form of bravado that served him well during his 1920s heyday.

In 2011, such a move has the potential to come off poorly, although there was most definitely a method to the madness Sunday at Torrey Pines.

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