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Aug
31
2013
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

From an awful lie in the patchy rough just short of the 11th green on the right, Phil Mickelson showed off his short game wizardry. He used the backstop behind the flag and landed the ball about 18 feet past the pin and let it roll back down to two feet. He tapped-in to save par.

“I could describe it, but nobody is going to understand that,” said Phil. “It was a really good shot…I’ve not seen anybody else hit that shot, to be able to spin it back from that distance and lob it. It sure looks good.”  

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