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Mickelson shoots 60 at Phoenix Open

Updated: January 31, 2013, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Phil Mickelson pointed his putter at the cup and started to walk toward the hole, ready to celebrate golf's magic number.

Right at the end, though, the ball caught the right edge of the cup, curled 180 degrees to the other side of the hole and stayed out. A fraction of inch turned cheers to gasps and cost him a 59 on Thursday in the first round of the Phoenix Open.

"Six feet to go, it was in the center," Mickelson said. "Three feet to go, it was in the center. ...

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