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9:10AM

SF Examiner: McDowell the last man standing

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


PEBBLE BEACH — The winner, of course, was the course, Pebble Beach. Graeme McDowell was the champion, the guy who finished first, but it was Pebble — tough, mystical Pebble — that proved the winner.

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Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
9:34AM

SF Examiner: Favorite Mickelson suffers through poor first day

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


PEBBLE BEACH — Sorry about that, Phil. But that’s often what happens when you reach 40. Your putting falls apart.

Ben Hogan was a basket case on the greens when he crossed the magic number. Sam Snead even tried hitting a ball like he was playing croquet, not golf.

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9:42AM

SF Examiner: U.S. Open will return to Pebble Beach in 2019

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


PEBBLE BEACH — It was a long time coming. “East Coast bias?” mused U.S. Golf Association official Mike Davis.

But once more it won’t be a long time before the U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach.

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Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
9:58AM

RealClearSports: Phil Mickelson: From Whipping Boy to Winner

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


It's interesting, all this praise for Phil Mickelson, not that it's undeserved. Not too long ago, he was everyone's whipping boy, the anti-Tiger if you will. Knocked for the way he played, knocked for the way he acted.

Four years ago, GQ magazine made him No. 8, and the only golfer, in its audacious article of the Ten Most Hated Athletes, one of those arbitrary lists designed to be outrageous if not accurate.

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© RealClearSports 2010
9:15AM

RealClearSports: Mickelson Makes Tiger's Masters His Own

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The week that seemed to belong to Tiger Woods, to the comeback that swamped all other sports news like a flood, instead finished in the possession of the man who could be called Tiger's only real rival, Phil Mickelson.

What an ending Sunday to a Masters that was poignant, dramatic and most of all tearful. What a close to a golfing show of spectacular shots and remarkable tension.

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