Good news for those who watched him from his days of glory – Phil Mickelson has finally legitimated his fans’ expectations, winning the Houston Open on Sunday and becoming No.3 in the world.
The famous golfer had rounds of 63 and 65 at Redstone resulting at 20 (268), being ahead of Chris Kirk (67) and Scott Verplank (68) for 3 strokes.
As Mickelson said, it was a wonderful feeling to be able to play a good game and having good results which helped him win a ticket to the next weekend’s game.
However, not everyone could boast of such a positive experience. While Phil has risen to the No.3, Tiger Woods has dropped to the No.7. It’s a significant result taking into consideration it’s the first time Mickelson has pulled ahead of Woods since Tiger’s glory at the 1997 Masters.
Women’s Golf- LPGA Tour: Stacy Lewis won the Kraft Nabisco Championship by 3 strokes, gaining her first LPGA Tour title in the year’s first major. She shot a 3 (69) resulting at 13 (275) at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, Calif., while Yani Tseng, the world’s strongest golfer, shot a 74.
Men’s Golf – Champions Tour: Tom Lehman, another professional golfer, won the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, resulting with a 3 (69). This is his second achievement in the Champions Tour this season.