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People feel pretty bad for Phil Mickelson

It was obvious all day that the locals were pulling for Phil Mickelson. He was the only player during the U.S. Open to receive enthusiastic chants that had nothing to do with fried chicken.

People feel pretty bad for Phil Mickelson

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Phil Mickelson tees off on the second hole during the fourth round of<br />the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Phil Mickelson tees off on the second hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

It was obvious all day that the locals were pulling for Phil Mickelson. He was the only player during the U.S. Open to receive enthusiastic chants that had nothing to do with fried chicken.

Arm rests and grand stands were gripped as he chipped his cataclysmic shot... and watched it drift wide. Another second place finish for Mickelson, whose skills and great character were never in doubt.

It's times like these we have to consider what a man has when he can only finish second?

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Feel bad for Phil. He has to battle through another flight to Cali on his private jet with a bed in it to get home. #warrior

— Ryan Whitney (@ryanwhitney6) June 16, 2013

Second place nets around $700,000, which Phil will have to split with Jason Day.

But all it takes is one sound byte to really makes your guts clench.


 

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