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Sep
6
2010
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

Phil Mickelson looks for his ball in the hazard on the 18th hole in the final round of the Deustche Bank Championship

Make that 11 straight starts that Phil Mickelson has managed to avoid stepping up and overtaking Tiger Woods as the world’s number-one player.

Mickelson didn’t even have to win the Deutsche Bank Championship, mind you. The computer-generated scenarios calculated second, third and fourth places depending on Woods’ finish and Stricker’s in one case. And for nine holes on Monday, it looked like he might actually pull it off.

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Sep
5
2010

Jason Kidd is an excellent human being, an incredible athlete and an even better golfer.

At the 2004 Deutsche Bank Championship, Vijay Singh shot a final round 69 to win and overtake Tiger Woods as the No. 1 player in the world. Six years later, it’s the same tournament and same player atop the rankings, but two different guys are in position to dethrone Tiger, who has held the spot for 273 weeks.

This marks the 11th start that Phil Mickelson has had the opportunity to take over as No. 1 for the first time in his career.

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