SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Phil Mickelson’s frustrations are getting the very best of him on the U.S. Open to the purpose he hit a transferring ball along with his putter.
It was a surprising show on the 13th inexperienced at Shinnecock Hills on Saturday. Mickelson’s bogey putt from above the outlet ran by the cup and was headed down a slope when he ran over and swatted it again towards the outlet because the ball was nonetheless transferring.
Mickelson is celebrating his 48th birthday, and it is one he’s certain to recollect. With the two-shot penalty, he was given a sextuple-bogey 10 on the outlet and was 10 over for his spherical.
It was paying homage to John Daly hitting a transferring ball at Pinehurst No. 2 within the 1999 U.S. Open.